Matthew Jackson Shareholder

Matthew's Practice Areas

Matthew Jackson is a Partner concentrating his practice in the Commercial Litigation, Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy, Corporate and Business Law and Real Estate practice areas.

He has substantial experience representing domestic and international businesses, lending institutions and Fortune 500 companies with secured transactions, problem loans, guarantor litigation, financing matters and general commercial litigation. He also has extensive experience in matters related to automobile, boat, construction and agricultural dealership financing, litigation, replevin and dispute resolution.

Mr. Jackson has experience in consumer bankruptcy matters including the preparation of proofs of claim, notices of appearance, reaffirmation agreements, motions for relief from stay, and the enforcement of creditors’ rights. He has also handled multi-jurisdictional bankruptcy litigation, including representation of creditors in complex Chapter 11 matters and adversary proceedings.

With experience in a range of corporate matters, Mr. Jackson handles business formation, shareholder operating agreements, disputes and litigation, and general business counseling. He also represents shareholders in matters involving the enforcement of shareholder rights, including the prosecution and defense of corporate dissolution matters.

Mr. Jackson also concentrates his practice in collections law where he provides full-service collection representation including litigation, post-judgment enforcement, wage garnishments, property executions, lien enforcement, and the negotiation of voluntary payment agreements. He also handles commercial and residential real estate and landlord-tenant matters.

Mr. Jackson is President of the Upstate New York Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association.  He also served a six-year term on the Board of the Colonie Youth Center, Inc., including a two-year term as President. He also served as Director, Treasurer and Vice President of the Capital Region Bankruptcy Bar Association and Director and President of Creditors Association of Upstate New York.

Mr. Jackson has a BV Peer Rating and has consistently been named to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list, a distinction earned by less than 5% of the attorneys in the state. He is also a member of the University of Rochester Sports Hall of Fame.

Matthew's Locations


  • New York State
  • District of Columbia
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Northern District of New York
  • Western District of New York
  • District of Connecticut
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • District of Vermont
  • Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Western District of Pennsylvania
  • Northern District of Indiana

Professional Associations

American Bar Association
American Bankruptcy Institute
New York State Bar Association
Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce
Schenectady Chamber of Commerce
Southern Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
Albany County Bar Association


Upstate New York Super Lawyers


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54 State Street
Albany, NY 12207

tel: 518.462.5601
fax: 518.462.2670

Saratoga Springs

1 Court Street
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

tel: 518.584.5205
fax: 518.584.5441