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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.


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D. 2010
  • University of Michigan, B.A. 2007

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

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Professional Experience


Matthew Reddy Promoted to Partner

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.

July 2019 | Firm News

Summary Judgement Won and Upheld Due to Lack of Medical Causation

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 ...

January 2018 | Firm News