The following Pretzel & Stouffer lawyers were selected as Rising Stars for 2019
Matthew Reddy has substantial experience in civil trial litigation, with a focus on medical malpractice defense. He has tried dozens of jury trials involving claims of substantial damages.
Matthew values the relationship that he develops with his clients. Matthew recognizes that litigation is stressful, and that clear communication reduces anxiety. To this end, Matthew keeps his clients appraised of all developments in their cases and welcomes any questions they have throughout the process.
He focuses on developing strong defenses as early in a case as possible. This strategy allows him to pressure his opponents for early dismissal from cases, where appropriate.
Armed with his extensive trial experience, Matthew views developments in his cases with an eye towards a potential trial. This allows Matthew to shape a case as it develops in the best interest of his client.
- Chicago Bar Association
- Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star 2018—2019
- Illinois Leading Lawyer Emerging Lawyer 2017—2019
- Best Laid Plans: The Continued Uncertainty in the Admissibility of Medical Bills.
- An Equal and Opposite Reaction: The Expanding Application of the Absolute Attorney Litigation Privilege.
- Re-Accommodating with Extreme Prejudice: What We Can Learn from the United 3411 Incident
- An Outside Bet: Reduction in the Amount of Recovery in Medical Malpractice Cases
- Dragged Into the Future: Modernizing the Legal Profession through E-Filing
- Matthew serves as a mentor for young men involved in the juvenile justice system.
Pretzel & Stouffer recently promoted Matthew Reddy to partner at the firm. Matt has broad litigation and trial experience with a primary focus in the defense of professional negligence actions. He has successfully tried dozens of cases to verdict, saving his clients millions of dollars in requested damages.
Pretzel & Stouffer is proud to announce the following lawyers from our firm have been selected by the Leading Lawyers Advisory Board as Emerging Lawyers for 2019:
Pretzel & Stouffer partner, Matthew Reddy, recently published an article in the Professional Liability Defense Federation Quarterly (PLDF) addressing the interaction between the doctor-patient privilege and attorney-client privilege.
The Appellate Court of Illinois has affirmed summary judgment for several doctors and professional corporations finding that the trial court properly found no genuine issue of material fact as to whether any of the defendants proximately caused the plaintiff’s injury. Robert Marc Chemers and Scott L. Howie of Pretzel & Stouffer prepared and defended the appellate brief on behalf ...