Mr Matthew Scoville > Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
NEW YORK, NY 10166
United States

Work Department

Real Estate




Matthew is widely known for closing major deals in New York City and helping clients build real estate portfolios across the United States and beyond.

A powerful negotiator who understands the legal and business issues on both sides of a transaction, Matt is respected by his clients, opposing counsel and other parties alike for his result-driven approach. This ability to shepherd complex transactions to a successful conclusion is evidenced by his impressive client list.

As a partner in the firm’s capital finance and real estate practice, Matt cuts a wide swath across the real estate industry by advising owners, developers, investors and lenders, among them REITS, private equity funds and family offices, on a variety of transactions. These include construction and real estate finance, acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, real estate developments, preferred equity investments, mezzanine loan originations, secondary market loan purchases and sales, leasing, and loan workouts, restructurings and foreclosures. Well-connected in the real estate world, Matt looks to generate business for his clients by introducing them to potential partners and new deals.


Admitted to the New York State Bar


  • JD, Brooklyn Law School, 2007
  • BS, Accounting, University of Delaware, 2004

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Real estate > Real estate

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP‘s real estate practice is split between the Dallas and New York offices, with Howard Schreiber, in Dallas, and Laurie Grasso and Brett Gross in New York co-heading the nationwide offering. In addition to its core focus on acquisition, financing, development and leasing, the team has been increasingly active supporting various blue-chip clients with acquisitions in affordable housing, and life sciences and health care sectors. Dallas and New York based, respectively, Jeff Giese, Matthew Scoville and associate Paul Greco routinely counsel private equity and investor clients, with Greco a regular advisor on top-end private equity mandates.