Matthew L. Cates

Matthew L. Cates

Broening, Oberg, Woods & Wilson, PC

Recognized since 2021

Phoenix, Arizona

Practice Areas

Health Care Law

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

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Mr. Cates practices litigation in the areas of medical malpractice defense, personal injury defense, healthcare, and commercial disputes. Mr. Cates represents physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers in medical malpractice cases, and he has served as trial counsel in numerous medical malpractice jury trials. In addition, he has defended personal injury cases at trial and at arbitration.

Mr. Cates also represents physicians and other professionals before their state licensing boards, including the Medical Board, Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, Naturopathic Physicians Medical Board, Physical Therapy Board and Board of Realtors. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cates served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Susan R. Bolton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and to the Honorable Noel Fidel of the Arizona Court of Appeals. During law school, he served as an extern for the Honorable Thomas C. Kleinschmidt of the Arizona Court of Appeals.

Contact & Links
  • 2800 North Central Avenue, Suite 1600
    Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Arizona State University, J.D., graduated 1999
  • Bowdoin College, B.A., graduated 1996
Bar Admissions
  • Arizona, 1999
  • American Bar Association - Member, Litigation Section
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel - Member
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona (2004)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit (2004)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Health Care Law
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

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