Matthew S. Shorr


Gray•Duffy, LLP

15760 Ventura Blvd.,
16th Floor
Encino, CA 91436








  • Southwestern University School of Law (JD, 1982)
  • California State University, Northridge (BA, 1979)

Matthew S. Shorr


Matthew S. Shorr, an Associate with Gray•Duffy, LLP, has been in practice for more than 26 years, specializing in all aspects of civil litigation. He has a particular focus on representing crane operators (mobile and tower crane) in catastrophic personal injury and property damage claims, construction law, and business litigation. Mr. Shorr’s practice has also included construction defect, insurance coverage, and professional liability matters. He has represented developers, general contractors and subcontractors in complex, multi-party actions for crane and construction related accidents; construction defects; mechanic’s lien claims; claims for construction impact damages; and breach of construction contracts.

Mr. Shorr received his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University School of Law and went on to obtain his LL.M. degree from the University of Cambridge, Queens’ College, England. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University, Northridge.

He is licensed to practice before all courts of the State of California, as well as before the U.S. District Court, Central and Southern Districts, and the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • San Fernando Valley Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

Mr. Shorr has lectured on various construction and insurance related topics, including construction agreements, and construction defect claims.

Legal Writings, Articles and Publications

15760 Ventura Blvd., 16th Fl.
Encino, CA 91436

210 B Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA