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55 West Monroe Street, Suite 700
Chicago, Illinois 60603Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 312-750-1215
Fax: 312-750-1273
E-Mail: ejmatushek@matushek.com
www.matushek.com
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Established: 1998

Practice Areas
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Aviation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Defect
  • Health Care Liability
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
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About Us
We have first chair trial experience to verdict in Cook, McLean and Madison County, Illinois. For more than two decades, the lawyers of Matushek Nilles LLC have successfully defended thousands of complex mass toxic tort cases, including multi-party asbestos personal injury and wrongful death claims. The firm also defends aviation cases, as well as automotive parts, medical device, and construction defect claims. In addition to its Main Office in Chicago, the firm operates a branch office in Madison County to provide efficient service throughout the State of Illinois, and in St. Louis, Missouri. The firm of Matushek Nilles LLC, and each of its equity partners individually, have been given the highest rating "AV-Preeminent (5.0 out of 5)" by their peers.
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Additional Locations
Madison County Office
600 Country Club View, Suite 3
Edwardsville, Illinois 62025
Telephone: 618-307-6005
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
AIG Technical Services, Inc.Avemco Insurance Company
Cavell USA, Inc.CNA Insurance Company
Fireman's Fund Insurance CompanyHanover Insurance Group
The HartfordResolute Management, Inc.
The RiverStone GroupZurich North America
Self-Insured Clients
U.S. Steel Corporation
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Personnel Information
Managing Partner
Edward J. Matushek III
Chicago, IL
Practice Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Toxic Torts
  • Aviation
  • Transportation
Admitted
  • Illinois, 1982
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois including Trial Bar, 1982
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2000
Education:
  • Illinois Wesleyan University, B.A., 1975
  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1982
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Partners
David A. Nilles
Chicago, IL
Practice Areas
  • Trial and Appellate Practice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
Admitted
  • Illinois, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2000
Education:
  • University of Illinois, B.S., 1985
  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1989
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Randall Smith
Chicago, IL
Practice Areas
  • Asbestos
  • Construction Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Product Liability
Admitted
  • Illinois, 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1985
Education:
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, J.D., 1985
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Brent Eisenberg
Chicago, IL
Practice Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Claims
  • Asbestos
Admitted
  • Illinois, 2008
  • Missouri, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Illinois
Education:
  • Indiana University, B.A., 2005
  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2008
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Amy M. Callaghan
Chicago, IL
Practice Areas
  • Asbestos
  • Construction Defect
Admitted
  • Illinois, 2010
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A. Political Science, 2007
  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 2010
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Michael D. Martinez
Chicago, IL
Practice Areas
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Asbestos
  • Construction Defect
  • Bad Faith
Admitted
  • Illinois, 2009
  • Indiana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Education:
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A., 2006
  • Northern Illinois University College of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2009
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Margaret M. Foster
Chicago, IL
Practice Areas
  • Toxic Torts
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Medical Devices
Admitted
  • Illinois, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Central and Northern Districts of Illinois, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2001
Education:
  • University of Arkansas, B.A., 1979
  • University of Arkansas, M.A. (with honors), 1980
  • University of Arkansas School of Law, J.D. (with honors), 1988
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Associates
Russell J. BrownVincenzo R. Chimera
Bobbie Irvin IIIDanielle K. Kegley
Sri KorrapatiAlayna R. Lichtman
Danielle R. LuisiJames B. Mills
Patrick J. MolinariAli P. Myhre

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