Matthew M. Young (Brooklyn Heights, Ohio)
Matthew M. Young (Brooklyn Heights, Ohio)

Matthew M. Young

Licensed for 14 years

Practice Area: Consumer Collections, Corporate & Financial Services Group, Credit Union Group

Matthew M. Young

Serving Brooklyn Heights, OH view address

About Matthew M. Young

At a Glance:

Matthew M. Young leads the Credit Union Group at Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA. He represents credit union clients exclusively, in Ohio and across the U.S., on a broad spectrum of legal and regulatory issues.

Mr. Young acts as General Counsel for a number of his credit union clients, advising on labor and employment, trust and estate, and litigation and title dispute matters. He also performs regular transactional work, including contract review and negotiation, and counsels on commercial paper and check issues and other collection matters. Additionally, he frequently liaises with WWR's Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, and Probate groups to deliver additional capacity to his client...

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At a Glance:

Matthew M. Young leads the Credit Union Group at Weltman, Weinberg & Reis Co., LPA. He represents credit union clients exclusively, in Ohio and across the U.S., on a broad spectrum of legal and regulatory issues.

Mr. Young acts as General Counsel for a number of his credit union clients, advising on labor and employment, trust and estate, and litigation and title dispute matters. He also performs regular transactional work, including contract review and negotiation, and counsels on commercial paper and check issues and other collection matters. Additionally, he frequently liaises with WWR's Bankruptcy, Foreclosure, and Probate groups to deliver additional capacity to his clients, as needed.

In his role, Mr. Young works closely with everyone from boards of directors, to vice presidents and CEOs, to collections staff. The breadth and depth of his practice has expanded in direct response to the varied needs of his credit union clients, and their reliance on him as a trusted advisor. He genuinely enjoys problem solving and helping his clients effectively respond to industry challenges so they can focus on growing their business.

Mr. Young is a frequent presenter and trainer on many of the key issues impacting credit unions today, including such topics as fraud policy and prevention, consumer collection strategies, the Bank Secrecy Act, and Director and Officer liability training. He has been recognized for his professionalism and legal ability by the media with his inclusion in the list of Ohio Rising Stars by Ohio Super Lawyers for the past four consecutive years (2012-16).

Mr. Young is a member of the American Bar Association and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, for which he serves on the Executive Council of the Membership Committee. Prior to joining WWR, he worked for the Ohio Department of Commerce in its Division of Financial Institutions. He earned his J.D. from The Ohio State University's Michael E. Moritz College of Law, and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Ohio University.

Certifications & Recognitions:

Ohio Rising Stars (2012-2016)

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Areas of Law

  • Consumer Collections
  • Corporate & Financial Services Group
  • Credit Union Group

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  • 2.3/5.0 3 reviews
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 03/25/10 in Banking Law

    Matt is a true professional. He represents all that is good in our profession: intelligence, ethics, professionalism. Read more

    Matt is a true professional. He represents all that is good in our profession: intelligence, ethics, professionalism.

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  • 1.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/31/10 in Creditors Rights

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  • 1.0/5.0 by a Judge on 03/25/10 in Collections

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      Credentials

      Position
      Attorney
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 2002, Ohio
      Law School Attended
      The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law
      Class of 2002
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Ohio University
      Class of 1999
      B.A.
      Business Administration, magna cum laude
      Associations & Memberships

      Memberships

      American Bar Association
      Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association: Executive Council, Membership Committee