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Amy Matthew

Shareholder, Walnut Creek
Tel: 925.941.3249

Amy Matthew

Shareholder, Walnut Creek

Tel: 925.941.3249

Amy Matthew is a litigation shareholder in Miller Starr Regalia’s Walnut Creek office. Amy represents business entities in a wide range of litigation matters including land development, construction, real property claims, general commercial disputes, and insurance bad faith.  Amy has a proven trial record, having successfully tried and arbitrated numerous cases, while resolving the majority of disputes through the mediation process, on behalf of corporate owners, developers, REITS, homebuilders, landowners, and financial institutions.

Most notably, Amy represented a corporate manufacturer and distributor seeking insurance policy benefits in multi-phased court proceedings over a two-year period, resulting in settlements totaling $2,200,000,000. 

Amy has twice served as Chair of the Litigation Department and routinely serves on the Firm’s Executive Committee.

J.D., cum laude, University Of San Francisco School Of Law (1982)

  • McAuliffe Honor Society
  • American Jurisprudence Award in Torts

B.A., with honors, University of California, Berkeley (1979)


  • Super Lawyers Northern California (2004 – 2010, 2013 –2014)
  • Corporate Counsel (March 2010, March 2009,  April 2008)
  • Super Lawyers Business Edition (2011)
  • Super Lawyers Top Women Lawyers (2014)
  • Martindale-Hubbell – AV Preeminent Rated (2001 – 2018)


  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL)
  • Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW)
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association (CCCBA) – Former Judicial Evaluation Committee Member
  • East Bay Women's Conference (EBWC) – Agenda & Planning Committee Member
  • National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC)


  • Five Bridges Foundation – Board of Directors
  • Ronald McDonald House of San Francisco – Former Board of Directors