Matthew R. Maline

Matthew R. Maline

Portland, Oregon

Matt Maline is an experienced business, real estate, and landlord-tenant attorney. He currently practices in Portland, Oregon, where he litigates business and real estate disputes. Before moving to Oregon, he represented dozens of cooperatives in New York City in litigation involving commercial and construction disputes, board control battles, foreclosures, and landlord-tenant matters. He also represented cooperatives, condominiums, and religious corporations as corporate counsel, drafting joint venture agreements, commercial leases, bylaws, and offering plans. He began his legal career at the New York City Housing Authority as an Honors Associate, where he litigated appeals of administrative determinations and disputes with neighboring landowners.

Areas of Practice

  • Housing & Construction Defects
  • Landlord-Tenant
  • Litigation & Appeals

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon, 2019
  • New York, 2013


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D. - 2012
  • The College of William and Mary
    • Major: English - 2006


  • Presenter, P.A.L.A.N.T.E. Harlem
  • Presenter, H.D.F.C. Coalition

Past Employment Positions

  • Barry Mallin & Associates, P.C.
  • New York City Housing Authority, Honors Associate

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Guardian ad litem, New York City Housing Court
  • Volunteer Attorney, P.A.L.A.N.T.E. Harlem
  • Volunteer Attorney, H.D.F.C. Coalition