Matthew Armendariz, a shareholder of ScottHulse, is a business, corporate finance and lending, and real estate attorney. An experienced lawyer, he advises a variety of clients on real estate, leasing, commercial lending/secured transactions, and general business matters.
His practice areas include Real Estate (including Water Rights), Banking, Lending, and Financial institutions, and Corporate and Securities. Mr. Armendariz’s Real Estate practice focuses on the representation of a diversity of clients, including developers, homebuilders, investors, utilities, and financial institutions. In addition, Mr. Armendariz has extensive experience with commercial lending and general business transactions in a variety of industries.
Prior to joining ScottHulse, Mr. Armendariz was an associate in the corporate finance practice group at the Dallas office of a multinational, Vault Law 100 firm. There, his practice concentrated on a broad range of acquisition and commercial lending transactions including the representation of agent banks and commercial borrowers in connection with asset- and reserve-based financings within many different industries, including the upstream energy space.
Mr. Armendariz has been named a “Texas Rising Star” since 2017 and a “Texas Super Lawyer” in 2020 by Thomson Reuters. Mr. Armendariz is a member of the Texas Bar, as well as the American Bar Association and the Texas Young Lawyers Association.
Mr. Armendariz earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from Stanford Law School where he was an associate editor for the Journal of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties. He was also a member of the executive board of the Stanford Latino Law Students Association (SLLSA). He received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Yale University.