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Matthew R. Henderson

Matthew R. Henderson

Practice areas:

Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Litigation, Class Action

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Ethics & Professional Responsibility: 60%
    18 years, 250 cases
  2. Litigation: 30%
    22 years, 250 cases
  3. Class Action: 10%
    16 years, 50 cases

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

  • Andrew Y. Kim

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Matt for over 20 years ever since we went to law school together. He is an excellent litigator, very intelligent, tenacious, and very analytical. His list of accomplishments and awards is impressive and is a partner at one of most prestigious law firms in Chicago.


    Andrew Kim Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info


222 N. LaSalle Street
Suite 300
Chicago, IL, 60601



ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law199208/17/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Commercial Litigation and Professional Malpractice Defense LawLeading Lawyers Network2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerHINSHAW & CULBERTSON LLP1998 - Present


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Chicago Bar Association, Attorney Malpractice CommitteeN/A2003 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationN/A1992 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Bernstein v. Department of Human Services392 Ill.App.3d 875, 910 N.E.2d 733 (1st Dist. 2009)
Griffith v. Wilmette Harbor Ass’n, Inc.378 Ill.App.3d 173, 881 N.E.2d 512 (1st Dist. 2007)

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Publication NameTitleDate
Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education“Breach of Fiduciary Duty”2007
Illinois Bar Journal“Recovering Costs in Illinois Civil Actions” (co-author)2000
Illinois Bar Journal“Resolving Contract Ambiguity: Parol Evidence Versus the Rules of Contract Construction" (co-author)1999


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Minnesota Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
University of Notre DameEnglish LiteratureBA - Bachelor of Arts1989

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
State Bar of Wisconsin“Conflicts of Interest, Waivers, and Civil Liability Implications”2007
Legal Malpractice and Risk Management ConferenceStatute of Limitations – Disparate Rules on Tolling”2006