Matthew C. Ferguson

Partner, Attorney at Law

Matt Ferguson’s career has touched numerous industries and client endeavors. He takes enormous pride in his attention to detail and his ardent but measured advocacy both in court and in business. Matt presses the action in court or on deals. For this he has built enduring relationships with clients, colleagues, opposing attorneys, judges, mentors and mentees around the country and world. […] read more

Michelle K. Schindler

Partner, Attorney at Law

Michelle K. Schindler concentrates her practice in the area of civil litigation, including trial and appellate litigation and arbitration. She has extensive experience litigating a variety of issues including real estate litigation, HOA disputes and governance, trade secrets, contract litigation, civil protection orders, construction litigation, fraud, and fiduciary duties. Michelle has handled appeals in various appellate courts. […] read more

Ryan J. Dougherty

Partner, Attorney at Law

Ryan J. Dougherty’s practice focuses on civil litigation, including business disputes, real estate disputes, and employment disputes. Ryan has experience representing multi-billion-dollar financial institutions in complex business litigation relating to a variety of legal issues, including but not limited to, breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secret information, unfair competition, and FINRA rule violations. […] read more

Our Staff

Kathleen Sydoryk

Accounting/Office Management

University of Maryland, MD

Bachelors of Science, Business Administration

Kathy has thirty-five years of bookkeeping experience for law firms in Colorado. Matt and Kathy worked together for 25 years. Matt is delighted that Kathy has joined our firm, and taken the reigns on office management and bookkeeping.

Anna Mass

Legal Assistant

Anna joined Ferguson Schindler Law Firm, P.C. as the firm’s legal assistant in September 2022. She graduated with distinction from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a BA in History and Peace, War and Defense. Anna worked as a research assistant in UNC’s archives where she assisted professors, students, and other archival patrons. Prior to joining Ferguson Schindler Law Firm, P.C., Anna worked as a senior case manager for a Washington D.C. law firm where she prepared claims and drafted appeals for U.S. Veterans in complex disability cases.


A native of North Carolina’s coast, Anna grew up sailing, swimming competitively, boating, and water skiing. Anna has traveled extensively including to Peru and Colombia and has lived in Israel. Anna is happy to have chosen Aspen as her new hometown. These days you can find Anna skiing, hiking, rock climbing, sailing, paddleboarding, but still watching Tar Heel basketball.


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – 2021

-Bachelor of Arts in History with a concentration in politics, law, and economy;

-Bachelor of Arts in Peace, War, and Defense with a focus in international security and intelligence;

-Minor in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE).

Honors and Distinctions

-Member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society

-Dual degrees conferred with Highest Distinction in three years

Sarah Toubia


Sarah joined Ferguson Schindler Law Firm, P.C. as a Litigation Paralegal in August 2023. Sarah has a strong background in commercial and civil litigation, her expertise lies in conducting thorough legal research, drafting legal documents, and assisting attorneys with case management. Her meticulous attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills ensures the smooth operation of legal proceedings. Having worked on a wide range of cases from high-profile lawsuits to probate matters, Sarah possesses a comprehensive understanding of the legal process. Sarah is excited to be apart of such an amazing team with Ferguson Schindler.


Outside of work, Sarah is a nature lover and a foodie. She can be found exploring Colorado’s many hiking trails with her dog, Piper, or trying new restaurants in the area.



Metropolitan State University of Denver, CO – B.S. Accounting

Metropolitan State University of Denver, CO – Paralegal Studies