Matthew Cron is an attorney at Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC. His practice includes constitutional civil rights litigation, plaintiff’s employment discrimination, and criminal defense. Matt currently serves on the Colorado Bar Association’s Civil Rights Committee, the ACLU of Colorado’s Speaker Bureau, and the Anti-Defamation League’s Robert M. Sturm Leadership Fellows Program. Matt also serves as a Mentor for Law School Sí Se Puede, a mentoring program for students from groups that are traditionally unrepresented in the law.
Prior to joining Rathod Mohamedbhai LLC, he served a two-year term as a law clerk to the Honorable Christine M. Arguello on the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. Matt graduated from Columbia University Law School where he twice received the Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar award.
At Columbia, Matt was an Article Editor for the Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual, a treatise intended to protect the constitutional rights of prisoners, and a Staff Editor for the Human Rights Law Review and. Matt also served as the Membership Chair for Rights Link, an organization dedicated to funding human rights research. During law school, Matt interned at the ACLU of Southern California, the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, and for federal magistrate judge Theodore H. Katz. Matt was also a summer associate at Gibson Dunn & Crutcher in New York in their litigation department.
Areas of Practice
- Employment Law
- Civil Rights
- Criminal Defense
- New York
- Municipal Liability: Strategies, Critiques, and a Pathway Toward Effective Enforcement of Civil Rights (DU Law Review, Volume 91, Issue 3)
- Religious Minorities Need Not Apply: Legal Implications of Faith-Based Employment Advertising, 43 The Colorado Lawyer 27 (April 2014)
Wilson v. Pauling Management Co., et al., 2013cv035298 (Den. Dist. Ct.) (2014) (employment discrimination, breach of contract, assault)
Hart v. VK Investment Group, LLC, et al, 13cv02301 (D. Colo. 2014) (secured client $97,000 on claim under the Fair Housing Act)
Hunter v. City & County of Denver, et al., 12cv5623 (D. Colo. 2014) (part of litigation team that procured one of the highest civil rights payments in the history of Denver)
Green-Tillman v. Head to Toe, Inc., 2013CV31094 (Adams Dist. Ct.) (2014) (secured judgment of $200,000 for false imprisonment)
People v. Sain, 13CR00988 (Den. Dist. Ct. 2013) (dismissal of charges for attempt to influence a public servant and harassment – ethnic intimidation)