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Litigation Partner Matthew M. Garrett Joins Hinckley Allen as Firm Expands to Chicago

Brings extensive experience in commercial, toxic tort, health care, and product liability matters

Hinckley Allen today announced that Matthew M. Garrett will join the Firm as a Partner in the Litigation group. Garrett, along with Counsel Christopher M. Dely and paralegal Megan A. Oakley, will continue to practice in Chicago, where Hinckley Allen will establish a more robust presence moving forward.

Garrett joins Hinckley Allen after most recently practicing at Faegre Baker Daniels. He is a veteran litigator who has represented clients in commercial, toxic tort, health care, and product liability matters, including defending manufacturers in personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Garrett brings nearly two decades of experience to Hinckley Allen, including:

  • Representing manufacturers and premise owners in asbestos-related litigation throughout the United States
  • Litigating breach of contract and business tort claims, including misappropriation of trade secrets, trademark infringement, unfair competition, securities fraud, health care fraud, and insurance recovery
  • Providing pro-bono services such as assisting veterans in obtaining benefits and representing non-profit community service organizations in action to recover embezzled assets

“Matt is a strategic hire for Hinckley Allen, and we’re proud to welcome him to our team,” said David J. Rubin, Managing Partner at Hinckley Allen. “While we remain committed to our roots and clients in the Northeast, we’re excited by the unique opportunity to expand into one of the nation’s top legal markets. Matt’s deep expertise, coupled with an established foundation for strategic growth in Chicago, will enable us to continue to provide value and deliver exceptional results for our clients.”

“Hinckley Allen is an Am Law 200 firm on the rise in the Northeast and beyond,” Garrett said. “I’m excited to join a growing organization known for its supportive and collegial culture. Best of all, I’m fortunate to join a firm that shares my values of integrity, candor, and a collaborative, consultative, and results-oriented approach to legal services.”

“We are delighted to welcome Matt Garrett to the Firm,” said Jerry Petros, Chair of the Litigation group at Hinckley Allen. “His impressive background and reputation are consistent with the Firm’s emphasis on professional excellence, and clients will benefit from his diverse skillset and strong track record.”

Hinckley Allen’s Litigation group includes attorneys recognized for their courtroom successes in the Northeast and beyond across industries and disciplines, including intellectual property, labor and employment, government enforcement and white collar defense, securities, product liability and toxic tort, and environmental. To learn more about the Litigation group, please click here.