Matthew H. Weiner


Mr. Weiner has been practicing law in Northern California for over fifteen years. His primary practice areas are construction litigation, landlord-tenant, premises liability, personal injury, and professional liability. Mr. Weiner’s practice emphasizes the representation of developers and general contractors in construction-related disputes, from alleged defects to injuries on job sites. In addition, Mr. Weiner represents landlords in disputes with current and former tenants and has developed a comprehensive understanding of the rent control laws for several municipalities in Northern California. He has represented numerous parties in general liability matters, including auto accidents, to injuries (including death) on their property. Mr. Weiner also defends real estate agents/brokers and insurance agents/brokers in professional liability actions.

Mr. Weiner has tried several cases to verdict in multiple jurisdictions in Northern California.  He has obtained judgments in favor of his landlord clients for possession of their property and for back rent.  He has also successfully defended his landlord clients from action by tenants including using SLAPP motions to obtain dismissals at the outset of the litigation.  He actively defends landlords’ rights throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and has spoken at several city and county hearings on current rental laws and their application, in favor of landlord rights.

Mr. Weiner earned a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Washington University in St. Louis, after obtaining a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in History, Political Science and Education.

Practice Area(s): Construction Defect, Premise Liability, Landlord Tenant, Personal Injury and General Liability.

Admitted: State Bar of California 2005

Memberships: California Bar Association
San Francisco Bar Association
San Mateo Bar Association --- Real Estate section;
Volunteer Legal Services — Domestic violence and Family law

Education: University of Michigan BA, 2001; Washington University in St. Louis 2004 --- J.D.