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Matthew S. Brick

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Matthew S. Brick

Shareholder

matt.brick@brickgentrylaw.com

“Working with clients is what I do best. Whether it’s advising cities on issues or helping settle employment disputes, I always want to procure the best outcome for those I represent. I’ll keep working until I do.”

Matt Brick is a shareholder of Brick Gentry P.C. His practice involves business transactions along with providing legal guidance for a number of cities and other public corporations. In addition, Matt represents both businesses and governments in a variety of labor and employment issues. 

For his business clients, Matt handles a variety of matters ranging from: forming business entities such as corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships; negotiating contracts, assisting with the purchase and sale of businesses; and entering in equity sales and/or joint ventures with outside parties.

His municipal practice covers issues such as ordinance drafting, prosecutions, contract preparation, litigation defense and handling real estate issues. Matt has experience with municipal issues involving governmental immunity, open records, open meetings, constitutional rights and eminent domain.

Matt’s employment practice involves advising employers on employee discipline, assisting with drafting, reviewing and revising employment policies, and handling hiring and reduction issues. Matt also works with employers on union-related matters, such as unfair labor practice charges and negotiating collective-bargaining agreements. 

Prior to joining the Firm, Matt worked for the Vinson & Elkins law firm in Dallas, Texas, defending and advising clients in a wide range of labor and employment issues. Matt has extensive civil litigation experience defending public and private corporations  on matters such as wrongful termination, discrimination disputes, wage and hours cases and a variety of other statutory and common-law claims.

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Areas of Practice

Labor & Employment Law, Business Law, Government Relations

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Education
  • University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 2001, With High Distinction
  • University of Iowa, B.S., Psychology, 1995, With Honors
Bar Admissions
  • Iowa 2001
  • District of Columbia 2001
  • Minnesota 2001
  • Nebraska 2001
Court Admissions
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
Memberships
  • Inns of Court
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Nebraska State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association