Matthew F. Baker is a partner in our Trust and Estate Litigation Department. His practice is focused on advocating for the rights of beneficiaries and fiduciaries’ conduct in trust and estate matters. Whether it is contesting the validity of a trust or will or representing a fiduciary in a breach of trust claim, he is equipped to handle a wide range of legal issues.
In 2021, Mr. Baker was recognized as a “Top Litigator” in the Leaders of Influence: Litigators & Trial Lawyers with the Los Angeles Business Journal. He was also selected as an Associate Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an honorary society composed of less than 0.5% of American lawyers. He has also been included in the Southern California Rising Stars list from 2018-2022 by Super Lawyers Magazine, an honor earned by only 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40. In 2016, he received the Public Counsel Pro Bono Award for the Foster Youth Project.
Mr. Baker volunteers as an attorney with the Public Counsel Law Center, including the Children’s Rights Project, Public Counsel’s Debtor Assistance Project, and the Center for Veterans’ Advancement.