University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law,
Missouri Law Review
Journal of Dispute Resolution
Moot Court Team
University of Missouri-Columbia,
Illinois USDC, Central District
Illinois USDC, Northern District
Illinois USDC, Southern District
Missouri USDC, Eastern District
Missouri USDC, Western District
US Ct Appeals, 8th Circuit (Covers AR, IA, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD)
Missouri Supreme Ct
American Bar Association
Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
Illinois Bar Association
The Missouri Bar
American College of Coverage Counsel (Fellow)
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (by BL Rankings), 2021-2023
Listed in "Chambers USA" for Insurance in Missouri, 2022 (by Chambers & Partners)
Thompson Coburn LLP
Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District Clerk to Hon. Clifford H. Ahrens
The Hines Law Firm
Legal Services of Eastern Missouri
Harbor Lights Intake
Matt serves as co-chair of our insurance practice group, guiding policyholders, insurers and insurance professionals on everything from policy placement through the litigation process for disputed claims.
He has drafted insurance policies, worked with regulators and presented insurance concepts to bar groups.
A litigation partner with extensive insurance experience, Matt has successfully identified applicable coverage issues overlooked by others in the industry, fundamentally improving our clients' business outlook. For more than a decade, Matt has scrutinized disputed policy language, drawn upon his extensive knowledge of insurance law and recognized salient facts to craft creative solutions for clients.
When that solution requires litigation, his background as a trial and appellate counsel in a wide variety of business disputes aids him in coverage actions. Matt has successfully litigated complex insurance cases in a variety of state and federal jurisdictions, achieving numerous victories through motion practice, trial and on appeal. Additionally, Matt has spent years litigating antitrust claims brought under Section 1 and Section 2 of the Sherman Act, including conspiracy to restrain trade, monopolization, conspiracy to monopolize, and attempted monopolization claims.
“Are You Protected? Insurance Coverage for Cyber Risks.”
ACC Corporate Counsel Institute, 36th Annual Corporate Counsel Institute, St. Louis, Missouri May 18, 2017
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