Matthew G. Koehler Partner

Matt Koehler

Matthew G. Koehler Partner

Primary Practice Areas


Matthew (Matt) Koehler handles a range of litigation matters throughout the Midwest in arbitration, and state and federal courts in Missouri, Illinois, and Kansas.

Matt primarily represents firm clients in the construction industry, including insurers, general contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals (architects, engineers, and professional land surveyors) in disputes involving construction defects, disbursement of escrow funds, project delays, insurance coverage and mechanic’s liens. He also represents clients in drafting and negotiating construction contracts.

Matt also routinely handles commercial disputes (contractual claims) and fiduciary claims for business executives (D&O claims) in state, federal district courts and bankruptcy courts. He has extensive experience handling professional malpractice matters brought against accountants, lawyers, and title agents.

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Illinois
  • Kansas
  • Best Lawyers – Commercial Litigation, 2021-2023
  • Super Lawyers – Construction Litigation, 2015-2021

Professional Affiliations and Activities

  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Missouri
  • Clerk for the Hon. Dean Whipple, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri


University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Law

  • D., 1999
  • UMKC Law Review

Missouri State University

  • S. in Business Administration, 1996