Matthew Buckley

Matthew W. Buckley


Matthew W. Buckley is a commercial real estate attorney with in-depth experience covering a broad range of real estate matters. His experience includes commercial real estate purchases, sales, leases, easements, real estate financing transactions, land use matters, and the resolution of real estate and title related disputes.

Matthew also serves as a reliable resource for many small businesses in Minnesota on a variety of real estate and general corporate matters.


Representative Matters

  • Represents a large institutional food, beverage and uniform company in negotiating rent relief for 100+ leases due to COVID-19
  • Represents a Fortune 100 financial services firm in the acquisition of a $600 million real estate portfolio
  • Represents a large institutional bank in the foreclosure of a $20 million loan agreement

Professional Highlights

Pro Bono Experience

Matthew's pro bono work includes working with Wills for Heroes, a program providing essential legal documents, such as wills, living wills, and powers of attorney, to our nation's first responders and military personnel and veterans.

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Real Estate Law, 2023, 2024

North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2023

Speaking Engagements

Presenter, "Commercial Leasing A to Z: Representing the Landlord," Minnesota CLE, May 9, 2023

"Leasing in a Pandemic - Addressing Common Issues in Existing Leases and Negotiating Provisions in New Leases," Hennepin County Bar Association CLE, February 25, 2021



Mitchell Hamline School of Law (J.D. 2013)
Recipient, CALI Award for Modern Real Estate Transactions

Hamline University (B.A., cum laude, 2009)