Matt Sawyer


Matt Sawyer is a litigator and adviser who takes a personal interest in advocating for his clients.  Matt represents individuals and businesses in a broad range of civil matters, with a primary focus on construction and commercial contracts litigation on public, commercial and residential construction projects throughout Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Having previously worked for over a decade as a general contractor, Matt is uniquely situated to bring an insider’s perspective and approach to all types of construction legal issues and disputes.  This experience provides Matt with industry insight allowing him to quickly analyze complex construction disputes and distill them into easily ascertainable concepts for both clients and factfinders.

In addition to representing clients in construction matters, Matt handles a variety of civil cases ranging from business disputes, real estate, and employment issues to commercial collections.

Matt is an experienced litigator with a successful track record in the State and Federal courts of Maryland and D.C.  However, litigation is only one tool for a positive outcome, and the client’s bottom line is often best protected by negotiation and a practical resolution.  He provides clients with the costs and benefits of prospective litigation, carefully, selecting to litigate only those cases where the client’s best interests are served.  This pragmatic approach allows clients to make informed decisions before entering into protracted litigation.

Before joining Bramnick Creed, Matt worked for a number of years at a regionally prominent law firm, where he helped cultivate a recognized construction practice.  Prior to his legal and construction careers, Matt also proudly served in the United States Marine Corps. That attribute of fidelity is evidenced in the personal interest he takes in his clients.

Matt is on the Maryland State Bar Association’s Construction Law Council and is an active member of the Maryland State Bar Association and the American Bar Association’s Construction Law Division.  He is a member of the Bar Associations of Montgomery County, the District of Columbia, and Prince George’s County.  He is admitted to practice in both Maryland and the District of Columbia, and he is proficient in Spanish.

Matt can be reached at (240) 752-8500 or by email at