Mathew S. Shechter

Top rated employment & labor attorney in Denver, Colorado

McNamara & Shechter LLP
Mathew S. Shechter
McNamara & Shechter LLP

Practice Areas: Employment & labor, Employment litigation; view more

Licensed in Colorado since: 2009

Education: University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2022

McNamara & Shechter LLP

1888 Sherman Street
Suite 403
Denver, CO 80203 Visit website


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

Employment & labor: employee, Employment litigation: plaintiff

Focus areas

Employment law - employee, Unions, Wage & hour laws, Sexual harassment, Labor law, Employment discrimination, Retaliation, Employment law - employer

  • 100% Employment & labor: employee
  • 0% Employment litigation: plaintiff

First 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

Office location for Mathew S. Shechter

1888 Sherman Street
Suite 403
Denver, CO 80203

Phone: 303-333-8700


9 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2022

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