Associate

Matt

Schlager

Legal Assistant

Liz Peterson

Matt Schlager is a litigation associate at Berg Hill Greenleaf Ruscitti LLP. Mr. Schlager has ample trial experience from his four years as a Deputy District Attorney in Denver, working cases from DUIs up to Homicides. He concluded his prosecutorial career in the Family Violence Unit, working Felony Domestic Violence cases and Felony Child Abuse. Mr. Schlager uses his knowledge of case development and trial strategy to negotiate outcomes or secure verdicts that are favorable for both civil and criminal clients.

When not in the courtroom or at the negotiation table, Mr. Schlager enjoys mixed martial arts, rock climbing, and (professionally) setting off fireworks.

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

JURIS DOCTOR

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, 2016

BACHELOR OF ARTS

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, 2005

Colorado

Professional Associations

American Bar Association 

Colorado Bar Association

 

Honors & Awards 

Student Funded Public Interest Fellowship

Student Effort to Rejuvenate Volunteering

Matt’s Blog

CA CLIENT ALERT: The Supreme Court Holds That Individual Claims Brought Under California’s Private Attorneys General Act Can Be Compelled to Arbitration

CA CLIENT ALERT: The Supreme Court Holds That Individual Claims Brought Under California’s Private Attorneys General Act Can Be Compelled to Arbitration

California employers scored a victory with the Supreme Court’s June 15, 2022 decision in Viking River Cruises, Inc. v. Moriana, Case No. 20-1573, which finds that individual claims brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) can be compelled...

In the News

Firm Happenings