Law Firm of
M. Matthew Williams

Complex Business and Real Estate Matters

Practice

Matt Williams is a Texas attorney who enjoys a diverse practice representing businesses, individuals, defendants, and plaintiffs in a broad assortment of legal matters, both outside and inside the courtroom. He prides himself on his tireless and ethical work performed on behalf of his clients.

On a daily basis, Matt works with individuals and companies to address their specific legal needs, such as creating new legal entities, drafting and amending foundational instruments, and implementing business restructuring plans. He also assists clients to complete complex commercial and residential real estate transactions, including preparation of purchase contracts, easement agreements, purchase options, rights of first offer and first refusal, promissory notes, deed of trusts, deeds, and other closing instruments.    

Matt routinely negotiates letters of intent, commercial leases, and closing  instruments. His practice frequently includes negotiating and preparing contracts, including partnership agreements, joint venture agreements, franchise agreements, shareholder agreements, subscription agreements, nondisclosure agreements, indemnification agreements, employment agreements, and covenants not to compete.    

As counsel to many emerging new companies, Matt routinely forms and structures entities, prepares private placement memoranda, and advises owners during the process. Matt has represented numerous corporations, including homeowners associations, advising boards of directors about their rights and duties as officers and directors, providing them with well-researched written legal opinions, and drafting their corporate instruments.

And while he strives to avoid lawsuits whenever possible, he has extensive experience litigating complex matters, including business, real estate, and commercial disputes.  

Matt has enjoyed large scale success representing plaintiffs and defendants in a broad array of cases involving causes of action such as breach of contract and suits on sworn account, breach of fiduciary duty, enforcement of covenants not to compete, defamation, breach of warranty, claims under the Deceptive Trade Practices Act, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, insurance companies’ failure to defend, negligence, and will contests and other probate disputes.   

Matt has litigated many land title disputes, including cases involving adverse  possession/trespass to try title, specific performance, easements, and enforcement of restrictive covenants as well as other real estate disputes involving builders, developers, and contractors, including claims for construction defects, mechanic’s liens and materialmen’s liens, foreclosures, and landlord-tenant suits.    

Having worked on a wide variety of cases involving complicated legal and factual  matters, Matt provides his clients with the additional security that courtroom experience provides when negotiating a business deal or resolving a business dispute.