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Matthew Semmer / Receivership & Legal

Mr. Semmer is a licensed attorney with varied experience in fiduciary/workout services and real estate development. He has structured and negotiated in excess of 100 Receiver, Consultant, and other workout solutions for single and multi-family residential developments, retail, hospitality and office properties, and various operating businesses throughout the United States.

In structuring and negotiating different workout solutions, Mr. Semmer collaborates with the appropriate parties to assess various factors including asset type, party objectives, and operational and disposition risk/exposure. He has drafted or coordinated nondisclosure agreements, engagement letters, sales disclosures, HOA governing documents, settlement agreements, Receiver declarations, and vendor service contracts. In addition, Mr. Semmer has managed insurance analysis and procurement, and coordinated DRE compliance and outside litigation involving HOA and construction defect claims in both workout and development contexts.

Mr. Semmer is also actively involved in the San Diego community. As a Board Member of the Cornell Club of San Diego, he has organized charity fundraisers to endow the Willie Jones Jr. Scholarship. He has volunteered for and assisted with fundraising efforts for Kid’s Turn San Diego, a San Diego non-profit organization helping children and parents whose lives are impacted by parental separation. He serves on the programming committee of the San Diego Receiver’s Forum and is a member of the San Diego Bankruptcy Forum.
Mr. Semmer earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law and his undergraduate degree in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

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