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Matthew krichbaum

Matthew E. Krichbaum

302 E. Liberty

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Phone: (734) 996-5600

Fax: (734) 662-0552

Matthew E. Krichbaum is a principal of Soble Rowe Krichbaum, LLP.  Prior to joining Soble Rowe Krichbaum in 1998, he practiced law in Chicago for approximately five years with the Chicago firm Katten, Muchin & Zavis.  Mr. Krichbaum received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Michigan, and a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from the University of Michigan.  Matthew has handled all areas of trial and appellate work in civil litigation cases.

Matthew concentrates his practice in civil litigation, including commercial cases, intellectual property cases, and First Amendment and civil rights cases.  Local clients include the Zingerman’s® Community of Businesses, Casa Dominick’s, and Bennett Optometry.  Matthew has also served as local counsel in Michigan to TGL Marine Holdings, Eden Foods, Inc., the Recording Industry Association of America, the National Federation for the Blind, the Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies, and various plaintiffs in federal PACA litigation.  Matthew is also qualified as a Civil Mediator under MCR 2.411.  He is trained and experienced in facilitative mediation and is a court-approved mediator in Washtenaw, Livingston, Jackson, Oakland, and Wayne counties.  Matthew is also the former chair of the Washtenaw County Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee.

Matthew has lectured on various legal topics for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, including false advertising and First Amendment issues.  He is a contributor to the Institute of Legal Education’s Introducing Evidence at Trial, 3rd Edition (2007) and the 2014 Update (2014).  From 2016 through 2023, Matthew was selected by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the area of commercial litigation.  From 2016 through 2023, he was also selected as a Michigan Super Lawyer.

Matthew Krichbaum is an active member of the Michigan community.  He is currently a member of the board of directors of Nice Work Public Media.  From 2013 through 2017, Matthew was a member of the Board of Directors for Eversight.  From 2009 to 2015, he was also a member of the Committee on Legal Related Education and Community Outreach for the State Bar of Michigan, and served as the chair of the Constitution Day subcommittee.  From 2008 through 2012, Matthew served as Vice President of the board of the Ann Arbor Film Festival.