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Elayna Z. Matthews is a member of the Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Group and the Litigation Group. Elayna’s practice focuses on representing lenders, financial institutions and creditors in all aspects of banking, creditors’ rights, and bankruptcy. She represents institutions and individuals on a variety of financial and collection matters, from loan document preparation and review, to negotiation and loan workouts, to asset recovery actions, including foreclosure and bankruptcy. Elayna graduated Order of the Coif from the University of Oregon School of Law, where she competed in the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Annual Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition. Elayna served as Managing Editor on the Oregon Law Review and was a Judicial Extern to the Honorable John V. Acosta, a federal magistrate judge for the District of Oregon.

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University of Oregon School of Law

Order of the Coif, Class of 2015

University of Puget Sound

B.A., Class of 2012

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Oregon

Professional Activities

  • Willamette Valley Inns of Court
  • Oregon New Lawyer’s Division
  • Marion County Bar Association

Off the Job

Elayna enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband Sam, especially during the beautiful Oregon summer months, whether golfing, hiking, or exploring Oregon’s wine country. When winter keeps her inside, she also enjoys reading, cooking, and knitting.