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Matt R. Hubbard

Partner

As a construction and business litigator, Matt represents owners, developers, contractors, engineers and architects regarding construction claims and business disputes, performance and payment bonds, mechanic’s liens, and construction contracts (preparation, negotiation and enforcement). His practice focuses on many litigation and transactional issues of importance to the construction client including: government and private contract claims, construction defects, breach of warranty, bid protests, claims for delay, differing site conditions, extra work, Miller Act, payment and performance bond claims, and mechanic’s lien claims. He also has extensive experience in claim analysis and drafting and negotiating construction and design contracts, government contracts, bid documents and other related documents for all phases of public and private construction projects, including the preparation of required notices and correspondence to sureties, owners and construction managers in order to preserve and pursue the claims of the construction client.

Matt lectures on risk management issues and assists clients in establishing project management procedures, such as the proper documentation of project files, to minimize the risk of litigation or arbitration. 

Matt also has substantial experience representing financial institutions against lender liability lawsuits alleging violations of, inter alia, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Truth in Lending Act, Consumer Financial Protection Act, Home Affordable Modification Program, and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, claims for breach of fiduciary duty, negligent misrepresentation, fraud, and breach of contract. He also has significant banking experience handling loan enforcement and bankruptcy cases, receiverships, and commercial real estate and personal property foreclosures.

Community Involvement
  • Ozanam, Board of Directors
  • Kansas City Autism Training Center, Board of Directors

Reported Decisions and Cases
  • Clifton v. Allstate Insurance Company 
    Cite: 995 S.W.2d 38 
    Court: Missouri Court of Appeals, WD 
    Year: 1999 
  • Linda Parks, et al. v. Wells Fargo Bank 
    Cite: 2017 WL 411362 
    Court: USDC D. Kansas 
    Year: 2017 
  • U.S. Engineering Company, Inc. v. United Excel Corporation 
    Cite: 2007 WL 471132 
    Court: USDC D. Kansas 
    Year: 2007 
  • Brown v. Harrah’s Casino 
    226 S.W.3d 145 
    Court: Supreme Court of Missouri 
    Year: 2007 
  • Dowell v. Harrah’s Casino 
    2005 WL 3115877 
    Court: USDC WD Missouri 
    Year: 2005 
  • Bank of America v. Duff 
    422 S.W.3d 515 
    Court: Missouri Court of Appeals, W.D. 
    Year: 2014 
  • Atkins v. Jester 
    309 S.W.3d 418 
    Court: Missouri Court of Appeals 
    Year: 2010 
  • Executive Board of Missouri Baptist Convention v. Windermere Baptist Conference Center 
    430 S.W.3d 274 
    Court: Missouri Court of Appeals, S.D. 
    Year: 2014
Non-Reported Decisions and Cases
  • M&I Marshall & Ilsely Bank v. Timberland Properties 
    2009 WL 4807312 
    Court: USDC WD Missouri 
    Year: 2009 
  • First Magnus Financial Corp. v. Summit Mortgage 
    2006 WL 2418918 
    Court: USDC WD Missouri 
    Year: 2006 
  • In re Motor Fuel Temperature Sales Practices Litigation 
    2009 WL 5064441 
    Court: USDC D. Kansas 
    Year: 2009 
 

  • Order of the Barristers Award for Courtroom Advocacy
  • National Trial Competition Award
  • Law School Moot Court Selection, Trial Advocacy