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Matthew D. Peng


(415) 875-3124
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San Francisco
275 Battery Street
Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111


J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law, 2013

  • Law Review, Senior Articles Editor
  • Public Service Certificate
  • Pro Bono Certificate
  • Asian Pacific American Law Student Association
  • La Raza Law Student Association

B.A., cum laude, Economics, San Jose State University, 2009

Matthew D. Peng represents a variety of companies and professionals in the construction industry. Mr. Peng has represented general contractors, developers, architects, engineers, and specialty subcontractors in state and federal courts as well as in arbitration tribunals. He has also succeeded in dealing with municipalities and the California Department of Transportation.

Mr. Peng has defended and prosecuted payment disputes, quantity claims, construction-defect matters, and a variety of breach of contract cases, including enforcement of written and oral agreements. He also frequently guides clients on insurance-related matters such as coverage disagreements, indemnity and defend obligations, and policy coverage requirements. Mr. Peng is also experienced in advising clients throughout the contract-formation phrase, from contract negotiation to contract execution.

Before his tenure at Gordon & Rees, Mr. Peng represented construction contractors, commercial businesses, and insurance companies in complex litigation throughout California. Mr. Peng also represented employees in administrative-law courts. During law school, he was a Law Review editor, and served as a law clerk at several prominent federal agencies, including the Federal Trade Commission, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the United States Department of Labor.




Co-Chair, Construction Law Section - Barristers Club (Bar Association of San Francisco)
Board Member, YMCA (Richmond District, San Francisco)
Forum on the Construction Industry, American Bar Association