Matt Ravencraft joined Rees Broome after a successful career as a partner in the firm of Flinn & Beagan. He’s now a shareholder in the Tyson’s Corner office of Rees Broome, P.C. Matt has more than thirty years of experience in commercial litigation, primarily involving real property disputes, construction contracts, business torts, and eminent domain matters. He has extensive litigation experience, including bench and jury trials in the state and federal courts of Virginia involving the following subject areas:
construction litigation and arbitration involving contracts, subcontracts, payment bonds, performance bonds, mechanic’s liens, delay claims, wrongful terminations, differing site conditions, acceleration, loss productivity and claims for extended field and home office overhead expenses.
landlord-tenant litigation, including actions for unlawful detainer (eviction proceedings), disputes over tenant build-out costs and tenant alterations, subleases, holdover tenants, lease acceleration clauses and lease guarantees.
real property litigation, including partition proceedings, easement encroachments, zoning and land use issues and enforcement of restrictive covenants.
business torts, including civil conspiracy claims, conversion, breach of fiduciary duties, fraudulent conveyances and actions by creditors.
condemnation litigation representing condemning authorities in highway and public utility eminent domain proceedings.
In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Matt has substantial experience in the preparation, negotiation and review of construction contract documents, commercial leases, purchase and sale agreements, commercial loan and financing documents and other documents in connection with commercial real estate transactions. He also counsels clients on a broad range of closely-held business and corporate matters, including entity selection and formation, and the sale of businesses and their assets.
News & Publications
News & Publications
Commercial Leases: A Summary of the Laws and Drafting Considerations Governing Commercial Leases in Virginia
Mechanic’s Liens and Payment Bonds in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia
The Virginia Public Procurement Act
Member, Construction Law and Real Property Sections, Virginia State Bar