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Matthew Swerdlow focuses his practice on real estate and banking matters. He represents purchasers, owners, and developers in connection with the acquisition, disposition, and development of a variety of types of improved and unimproved real property. Additionally, Matthew represents lenders and borrowers in connection with lending transactions secured by or involving real estate, including retail, office, and multifamily projects and related personal property. His experience also includes the representation of lenders in sales of bank-owned property.

Listed among Texas’ top firms for Real Estate in Chambers USA 2020 by Chambers and Partners

Honors & Affiliations


  • One to Watch, The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Real Estate Law), 2021
  • Texas Rising Stars® by Thomson Reuters (Real Estate), 2018-2021


  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Board of Advisors, Dallas Regional Chamber; 2016-2019
  • Board Member, North Dallas Chamber of Commerce; 2015-Present
  • Trustee, Dallas Rotary Club Foundation; 2013-2019
  • Chair, Corporate Citizen of the Year Award, Rotary Club of Dallas; 2013-2015
  • Co-Chair, Corporate Citizen of the Year Award, Rotary Club of Dallas; 2012-2013
  • Member, Rotary Club of Dallas
  • Member, The Real Estate Council
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association; Real Property Section, Energy Law Section
  • Member, State Bar of Texas

Education & Admissions


  • J.D., 2011, cum laude, SMU Dedman School of Law; SMU Law Review Association 2009-2011, Associate Editor, Annual Survey of Texas Law 2010-2011; Phi Delta Phi, President 2009-2010; Dean’s List
  • B.B.A., 2005, The University of Texas at Austin; Texas Cowboys; Alpha Kappa Psi, President, 2004


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