Mathew S. Shechter

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Denver, CO

McNamara & Shechter LLP
1888 Sherman Street, Suite 370
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-333-8700
Fax: 303-331-6967
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee, Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Mathew S. Shechter is a partner at Denver, Colorado-based McNamara & Shechter LLP. He focuses his practice on employment and labor law matters on behalf of employees, union members, and small businesses throughout the state. Mr. Shechter has successfully fought on behalf of his clients in cases involving discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, employment contract disputes, labor arbitrations, wage and hour claims, trade secrets and unemployment appeals, and he has appeared before the Colorado State and Federal Courts, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Colorado State Personnel Board, the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, and innumerable mediators and arbitrators.

A 2005 graduate of Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science in business, Mr. Shechter attended the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2009. He joined his current firm as an associate after graduation and became a partner in 2016. He is admitted to practice law before all Colorado state courts as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit. Always seeking to stay abreast of current developments in his field of practice, Mr. Shechter is a member of the Colorado Bar Association, the Denver Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association and the Colorado Plaintiff Employment Lawyers Association.

During his career, Mr. Shechter has represented clients in arbitration and mediation proceedings as well as in litigation. His successes that he has been able to obtain on their behalf include a settlement in excess of $800,000 in a case arising under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Mr. Shechter's track record has not gone unnoticed by his fellow professionals, as evidenced by his receipt of a "Superb" peer review rating through AVVO, and repeated selections as a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 0%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Employment Discrimination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer


8 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021

About Mathew S. Shechter

Admitted: 2009, Colorado

Professional Webpage:


  • 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019., Rising Star, Colorado Super Lawyers

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Contributor to The Race to the Bottom, a securities law blog
  • Contributing Author to the Practioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law from 2012 through its most recent publication., Chapter Author, Practioner's Guide to Colorado Employment Law, 2016

Educational Background

  • Georgetown University, Bachelor of Science, 2005

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Colorado, 2009
  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • National Employment Lawyers Association, Member
  • Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Colorado Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, Member
  • Utah, 2017
  • United States District Court for the District of Colorado
  • Denver Bar Association, Member
  • Colorado Plaintiffs’ Employment Lawyers Association, Member
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Office Location for Mathew S. Shechter

1888 Sherman Street
Suite 370
Denver, CO 80203

Phone: 303-333-8700

Fax: 303-331-6967

Last Updated: 3/30/2021

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