Matthew Gerdisch concentrates on representing the interests of creditors, providing counsel to a national client base in the areas of business and banking, bankruptcy, secured transactions, commercial transactions, and construction bond and lien law. A shareholder since 1996, he also leads the firm’s Commercial Finance Practice Group. In this role he oversees the negotiation, litigation and alternative dispute resolution undertaken by the firm to advance the interests of clients throughout North America. Mr. Gerdisch has been certified by the American Board of Certification in both business bankruptcy law and creditor’s rights law. This process requires independent examinations as well as peer review designed to ensure levels of expertise not otherwise expected or required of lawyers. He has extensive experience in all facets of creditor representation and protection in state, federal and federal bankruptcy courts. He has represented secured and unsecured creditors, receivers, trustees and formal and informal creditors’ committees, securing many millions of dollars and the full enforcement of their rights for clients and creditors.