Matt Horn0 of 5 , 0 reviews. Request Advice
Matthew is a partner in SmithAmundsen’s Chicago office and is an integral member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation, Corporate, and Construction Practice Groups. He focuses on representing all parties in breach of contract, bonding, mechanics lien, and asset and business valuation litigation, and representing contractors, developers, owners, manufacturers, and general industry in construction defect, property damage, fire damage, personal injury, and OSHA-related litigation. In addition to his extensive litigation practice, he also serves as outside general counsel to companies of all sizes in the construction and general industry fields, providing legal and business advice on a wide variety of issues.
Matthew is a proven advocate for his clients, and his practical and competitive nature has allowed him to achieve an unparalleled level of success in the courtroom, as well as positive outcomes for his clients through settlement, mediation, arbitration, and dispositive motion. Additionally, his creative and thoughtful approach to business and legal issues, coupled with his insurance, accounting, and construction background, allow him to serve as trusted and effective advisor to his general representation clients.
Matthew’s successes do not end in serving the litigation and general representation needs of his clients. He is an accomplished legal writer and speaker, and is involved in many different legal and construction-related associations, including the Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Defense Research Institute, the Underground Contractors Association, and the Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association. He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2014 Illinois Super Lawyers® list of “Rising Stars,” published by Thomson Reuters.
Experience: 6 - 9 Years