Matthew Cron


Phone: 303–578-4400

Fax: 303–578-4401


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

Bar Admis­sions

  • Col­orado
  • 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)

Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Cases

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)