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Matthew M. Cahill


Matthew Cahill primarily represents national and local banks, servicers, financial institutions, and asset-based lenders in loan workouts and insolvency matters, with a particular emphasis on advising special servicers of CMBS assets on all aspects of commercial real estate loan workouts.

Professional Biography

Based in the Firm's Birmingham office, Mr. Cahill also has significant experience advising landlords on bankruptcy-related issues and representing financial institutions in general litigation matters.

  • Represented equipment lender in Chapter 11 proceedings of a large energy company in Birmingham, Alabama, resulting in the successful restructuring of approximately $9,000,000 in debt secured by specialized mining equipment.

  • Represented an energy company in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of another business that held a coal lease with the company. Negotiated the sale and assumption of the debtor's coal lease.

  • Listed in Chambers USA as a leading Bankruptcy/Restructuring lawyer in Alabama (2020 – 2023)
  • President – Turnaround Management Association, Alabama Chapter
  • Member – American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member – American Bar Association
  • Member – Birmingham Bar Association
    • Public Service Committee
    • Young Lawyers Division


  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D., 2008
    • Associate Editor – Cumberland Law Review
    • Presidential Scholar
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, B.S., 2004


  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama, 2008
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Alabama, 2008
  • Alabama, 2008

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