Matthew Gurr


206.305.0210 Direct



University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D.
Student Bar Association, Veterans in Law Society, Environmental Law Society

University of Tennessee, B.A., magna cum laude


State Courts of Washington

District of Columbia

Matthew Gurr serves as counsel to construction industry and government contracts clients. He assists on issues such as contract review, pre-trial discovery, and contractual interpretation. Matthew has assisted clients on both public and private construction projects, as well as in government contract matters, including federal bid protests. Prior to joining Groff Murphy, Matthew served as a law clerk at the U.S. Civilian Board of Contract Appeals in Washington, D.C. During his time at the CBCA, Matthew provided draft decisions, research memoranda, and various orders on behalf of fourteen administrative law judges presiding over government contract disputes between federal civilian agencies and contractors arising under the Contract Disputes Act. While attending the University of South Carolina School of Law, Matthew represented clients in the school’s Environmental Law Clinic.

Professional Associations, Activities & Recognition

  • Washington State Bar Association
    • Construction Law Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Forum on Construction Law
    • Section of Public Contract Law

Selected Publications & Seminars

  • Matthew Gurr, Supreme Court Decision Cautions Care in Termination, Construction Law (WSBA Construction Law Section Newsletter), Spring 2022, at 4-6