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I have devoted my career to helping victims of product defects, medical malpractice, wrongful death, sexual assault and auto and constuction occurrences. As a partner in Pfaff & Gill, I have had the privilege to work with outstanding attorneys by entire career.


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 42%
    16 years
  2. Medical Malpractice: 33%
    16 years
  3. Defective Products: 25%
    16 years

Attorney endorsements

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  • Bruce Robert Pfaff

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have known Matt for 9 years and he is a very diligent, conscientious and caring lawyer. He is devoted to making sure the right thing happens for his clients.


    Bruce Pfaff Wrongful death Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Michael Thomas Gill

    Matt is a diligent advocate for his clients.


    Michael Gill Medical malpractice Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact info

One E. Wacker Drive, Suite 3310
Chicago, IL, 60601-1918


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200005/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Leading Lawyer - Personal Injury, Product, MalpracticeLeading Lawyers Network2013
The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerPfaff & Gill Ltd.2008 - Present
AssociatePfaff & Gill Ltd.2000 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
Chicago Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2000 - Present
Illinois Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2000 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bergen v. YCI, Inc. et al$1.52 million
A.S. v. OB/GYN Surgeon and her Hospital Employer$950,000
Does v. Minor Perpetrator and his Mother$2,550,000
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
DePaul University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of Colorado - BoulderPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1994