Matthew S. Finberg


Matthew S. Finberg, Esq. established his law practice in 1995 in Boulder, Colorado on the foundation of 7 years experience in Washington, DC as a CPA in the National Tax Office of a major international accounting firm, and 5 years experience in sophisticated real estate and other commercial transactions with a large international law firm. Mr. Finberg works with individuals and businesses on real estate acquisitions, financings, leases, sales, and exchanges.

As general counsel to one of the largest real estate brokerage offices in Colorado, he has had the opportunity to guide brokers, buyers, and sellers through a wide variety of residential purchase and sale issues with respect to new construction and existing homes. Mr. Finberg counsels, drafts, and negotiates in the commercial and industrial worlds as well, representing investors, landlords, and tenants. His additional focuses on business formation, commercial transactions, and estate and asset protection planning enable him to bring a fully integrated approach to transactions. Clients also rely on Mr. Finberg for advice, guidance, and drafting of organizational documents in connection with the formation of non-profit entities and their formal recognition by the IRS of exemption from tax.

Mr. Finberg serves as an Of Counsel attorney with Feldmann Nagel Cantafio PLLC. He practices in the areas of Real Estate, Commercial Transactions, Business Formation, Estate and Asset Protection Planning, and Nonprofit Organization.

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland (1986)
  • District of Columbia (1987)
  • United States Tax Court (1987)
  • Colorado (1992)


  • The National Law Center, George Washington University
    • JD with High Honors, 1986
    • Order of the Coif
  • The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    • M.S., Accounting, 1980
  • The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
    • B.S.E., Accounting, cum laude, 1979


  • Finberg Law, Boulder, CO (1995-present)
  • Associate, Frascona, Joiner and Goodman, P.C., Boulder, CO (1993-95)
  • Associate, Dietze and Davis, P.C., Boulder, CO (1992-93)
  • Associate, Hogan & Hartson, Washington, DC (1988-92)
  • Associate, Lane and Edson, P.C., Washington, DC (1986-88)
  • Supervisor, National Tax Office, Laventhol & Horwath, CPAs Washington, DC (1980-86)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Boulder Bar Association
  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • American Bar Associations
  • Colorado Lawyers for the Arts
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants


Articles have been published in The Tax Adviser, Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, Commercial Investment, Realtor Magazine, and The Colorado Lawyer; Quoted in Colorado Business Magazine and Dow Jones Investment Advisor; Co-author of Year-End Tax Planning published by Warren Gorham and Lamont; Contributing author to Hospital Tax Management published by Aspen Publishing

Community Activities

  • Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors – Member (2011-2012)
  • Rocky Mountain Chassidic Center – Past-President (2005-2017)
  • Citizens for Representative Government – Grassroots Activist (2003-2005)
  • Kehilath Aish Kodesh
    • Vice President (1999-2000)
    • President (2000-2002)
    • Director (1999-2002)
  • Menorah Center for Adult Education
    • Director (1999-2001)
  • Congregation Bonai Shalom
    • Vice President (1994-1996)
    • President (1996-1998)
    • Director (1993-1999)
  • Dairy Center for the Arts
    • Director (1996-1998)
  • North Boulder Subcommunity Development Steering Committee
    • Co-Chairperson (1994-1995)