Jones, Skelton & Hochuli, PLC is pleased to welcome lateral associate Matthew Baltierra, growing the firm to 90 attorneys.

Matthew Baltierra brings more than 10 years of litigation experience, defending clients against claims involving civil and tort litigation, including construction defect, premises liability, product liability, wrongful death and personal injury, commercial and contract disputes, as well as professional liability including agent, and director and officer liability. He has litigated high-exposure cases and handled complex legal issues. With significant litigation experience, Matt is well-equipped to provide early conflict resolution strategies to best serve his clients. Throughout his career, Matt has represented Fortune 500 companies, and has litigated matters in Arizona, California, Nevada and Ohio, and is also admitted to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Matt is an active member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), serving on its Commercial Litigation Steering Committee and Products Liability Committee. He is a former member of Los Abogados, Arizona’s Hispanic Bar Association, and the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (NARTC). While pursuing his law degree at Pepperdine University School of Law, Matt worked as a judicial clerk for the Hon. Oswald Parada in the U.S. District Court, Central District of California. He was also chosen for an exchange internship at ProCapital Investments in London, England, and he externed at the California Department of Corporations in the Securities Enforcement Division. Matt earned his B.S. in Psychology from California State University, and was a Dean’s List graduate.