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422 W Riverside Ave, Suite 1100
Spokane, WA 99201

(509) 624-5265

Spokane Coeur d'Alene Law Firm, Real Estate law, Business and Corporate law, Banking law, Tax law, Litigation, Labor and Employment. 

Matthew W. Daley


Spokane, WA
Phone: 509.624.5265

Legal Assistant:



Primary Practice: Litigation


  • J.D., University of Washington, 2005, with honors, Order of the Coif

  • B.A., Seattle University, 2001, magna cum laude

Matt Daley has experience in commercial and business litigation, including contract claims, business torts, and employment law. He also handles trust and estate litigation, as well as family law matters. Matt has significant professional negligence and malpractice experience, including representation of physicians, hospitals and pharmaceutical companies. Matt is also experienced in bankruptcy and receivership litigation, and has expertise in intra-corporate litigation, including both derivative and direct claims against corporate officers and directors.

  • Licensed to practice in Washington

  • Joined Witherspoon Kelley in 2007


  • Electronic Communication and Data Storage Raise New Challenges to Privacy, Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Defense News


  • Social Media and the Workplace, Employment Law Beyond the Basics (2013, 2012)

  • Joint and Several Liability, Business and Commercial Litigation CLE (2008)

Representative Work

  • Tamosaitis v. URS Corp., 2012 WL 4829818 (2012) (summary dismissal of whistleblowing/retaliation claim for lack of jurisdiction and on the merits)

  • Evergreen Money Mortgage Co., v. Shannon, 167 Wn. App. 242 (2012) (summary judgment involving tortious interference and violations of the Consumer Protection Act claims)

  • Rimov v. Schultz, 162 Wn. App. 274 (2011) (impact of Washington’s Arbitration Act on agreement to obtain non-binding advisory opinion to assist in settlement)

  • Sterling Savings Bank v. Open Solutions, Inc., 2010 WL 3945349 (2010) (injunction to enforce contract and arbitration clause)

  • Spokane Airports v. RMA, Inc., 148 Win. App. 930 (2009) (condemnation action dismissed for lack of jurisdiction)

  • Long v. Pend Oreille County Sheriff’s Dept., 269 Fed. Appx. 749 (2008) (civil rights claim against Sheriff’s office)

Bar Admission

  • Washington State Bar Association

  • Spokane County Bar Association

  • United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington

  • Bankruptcy Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Washington

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Professional/Civic Activities:

  • President, Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington, 2014-2015

  • Officer, Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Washington, 2010-2015

  • Catholic Charities Foundation, Past Board Member

  • Catholic Housing Communities of Eastern Washington, Past Chairman of the Board

  • Washington Defense Trial Lawyers

  • Vice President, Early Life Speech and Language of Spokane