Matthew Krichbaum received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Michigan, and a bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from the University of Michigan. Mr. Krichbaum concentrates his practice in civil litigation, including commercial cases, intellectual property cases, and First Amendment and civil rights cases. Local clients of Matthew Krichbaum’s include the Zingerman’s Community of Businesses, Casa Dominick’s, and Bennett Optometry. Mr. Krichbaum has also served as local counsel in Michigan to TGL Marine Holdings, ULC, the Recording Industry Association of America, the National Federation for the Blind, the Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies, and various plaintiffs in federal PACA litigation.
Matthew Krichbaum is a principal of Soble Rowe Krichbaum, LLP. Prior to joining Soble Rowe Krichbaum LLP in 1998, Mr. Krichbaum practiced law in Chicago for approximately five years with the Chicago firm Katten, Muchin & Zavis. Matthew Krichbaum has handled all areas of trial and appellate work in civil litigation cases.
Matthew Krichbaum was selected by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America in 2016 and 2017 in the area of commercial litigation. In 2017 and 2018 he was selected as a Michigan Super Lawyer. Matthew Krichbaum has also lectured on various legal topics for the Institute of Continuing Legal Education, including false advertising and First Amendment issues. Mr. Krichbaum is a contributor to the Institute of Legal Education’s Introducing Evidence at Trial, 3rd Edition (2007) and the 2014 Update (2014). Matthew Krichbaum, is also qualified as a Civil Mediator under MCR 2.411. He is trained and experienced in facilitative mediation and is a court-approved mediator in Wayne, Washtenaw, Livingston, and Jackson counties. Mr. Krichbaum is the former chair of the Washtenaw County Bar Association ADR Committee.
Matthew Krichbaum is a member of the board of directors of Nice Work Public Media. From 2013 through 2017, Matthew was a member of the Board of Directors for Eversight. From 2009 to 2015, Matthew Krichbaum was also member of the Committee on Legal Related Education and Community Outreach for the State bar of Michigan and served as the chair of the Constitution Day subcommittee. From 2008 through 2012, Matthew Krichbaum served as Vice President of the board of the Ann Arbor Film Festival.
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