Matthew S. Robbins


Matt has a wide-ranging commercial real estate practice, with a focus on matters related to the acquisition, disposition, financing, and leasing of commercial real estate. He has represented owners and investors in dispositions of mixed-use, multifamily, office, and industrial properties, and works with institutional borrowers, nationally recognized banks, real estate investment trusts, and real estate funds on complex financing transactions involving various real estate classes. Matt’s leasing experience covers office, retail, industrial, and residential properties on diverse leasing models, including ground leases and master leases.

Matt received his J.D., magna cum laude, from Temple University Beasley School of Law and Bachelor of Arts degrees in both journalism and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. While in law school, he was a staff editor for Temple Law Review and a teaching assistant for Temple’s transaction-focused corporations course. Matt also received the Constance W. Maier Memorial Award for attaining the highest grade in trusts and estates.



Cozen O’Connor Represents Equus Capital Partners, Ltd. in Nearly $1 Billion Acquisition of Industrial Real Estate Portfolio

February 07, 2022

Philadelphia, February 7, 2022 – Cozen O'Connor represented affiliates of Equus Capital Partners, Ltd. in the acquisition of a portfolio of industrial properties throughout the Southeast and Sun Belt.

Cozen O’Connor Represents Equus Capital Partners, Ltd. in $1 Billion Multi-Tiered Real Estate Transaction

April 20, 2021

Cozen O'Connor represented affiliates of Equus Capital Partners, Ltd. in a multi-tiered transaction that included the sale of two portfolios of industrial properties throughout the Southeastern United States.


Coronavirus and Commercial Real Estate Leases [Alert]

March 18, 2020

Christian Bruno, Matt Robbins, Jon Schoenwetter, and Erin Szulewski discuss the impact the COVID-19 outbreak is having on commercial real estate assets whose tenant occupants are experiencing complete or partial shutdown of their business operations.

Philadelphia Non-Residential Buildings Required to Boost Energy Efficiency Under New Law [Alert]

January 09, 2020

James Van Orden and Matthew Robbins discuss what commercial building owners need to know about the Building Energy Performance Policy bill signed into law by Mayor Kenny.


  • Temple University—James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2019
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, B.A., 2016
  • Pennsylvania