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Matthew M. Garrett

Matthew M. Garrett


Matt Garrett is a partner in the Firm’s Litigation group, who represents clients in complex commercial, toxic tort, health care and product liability matters, including defending manufacturers in personal injury and wrongful death cases. Matt also represents manufacturers and premise owners in asbestos-related litigation throughout the United States.

Matt has experience litigating breach of contract and business tort claims, including misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, securities fraud, health care fraud and insurance coverage disputes.


Work Experience

  • Hinckley Allen
    • Partner (2020-Present)
  • Faegre Baker Daniels, LLP
    • Partner (2015-2019)
  • Edwards Wildman Palmer, LLP
    • Partner (2000-2015)

Honors & Awards

  • Chicago Lawyer Magazine
    • 40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch (2014)
  • Bonaventure Award
  • Harno Scholarship
  • CALI Award

Charitable & Civic Involvement

  • St. Jude Knights Hockey Club
    • President
  • Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago's Veterans Rights Project
    • Past Member of the Board of Advisors

Bar Memberships

  • Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

News & Insight

Firm News

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

January 15, 2020

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 e…