Matthew is an experienced associate attorney specializing in cannabis business litigation at Gleam Law’s Portland, OR office. In addition to being a Portland cannabis lawyer, Matthew has experience in a wide variety of disciplines, including real estate transactions and litigation, general civil litigation, appellate matters, contract disputes, mortgage servicing litigation and foreclosure defense. Mr. Coombs’ diverse legal experiences and broad legal acumen make him a capable and knowledgeable advocate, who is both compassionate and aggressive in his client representation.
Matthew was recently selected to the Super Lawyers, Rising Stars list for 2020, for civil litigation – an honor reserved for “no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers.”
Prior to his career as a cannabis lawyer in Portland, Matthew had significant experience in the business side of the Hollywood entertainment industry and as an educator in foreign countries in
Latin America and Asia. This variety of interests has served Matthew well in his legal career, especially his ability to relate to and serve the equally varied clients represented by Gleam Law across Oregon.
In his spare time, Matthew enjoys training for and participating in road and trail running races, hiking, biking and watching live music.
- J.D. from University of New Mexico
- B.A. from University of Southern California*Licensed in Oregon and Colorado
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