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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
Practice Areas
About Us
Additional Locations
Client Information
Personnel
Established: 1998

Practice Areas
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Construction Defect
  • Aviation
  • Product Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Health Care Liability
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Transportation
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About Us
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
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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
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
Born:1954
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Partners
David A. Nilles
Chicago, IL
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
Born:1962
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Randall Smith
Chicago, IL
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
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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Associates
Amy M. Callaghan
Chicago, IL
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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Kunal M. Ganti
Chicago, IL
Admitted
  • Illinois, 2011
Education:
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, B.S. Biology, 2005
  • The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, J.D., 2011
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Joseph A. Konrad
Chicago, IL
Admitted
  • Illinois, 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2012
Education:
  • University of Illinois, B.S., 2009
  • The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, J.D., 2012
  • The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, LL.M. (with honors), 2013
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Alayna R. Lichtman
Chicago, IL
Admitted
  • Illinois, 2012
Education:
  • Indiana University, B.A., 2008
  • The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, J.D. (cum laude, Dean's List), 2012
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Michael D. Martinez
Chicago, IL
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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Colleen J. Orscheln
Chicago, IL
Admitted
  • Illinois, 2015
Education:
  • Saint Louis University, B.A., 2009
  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2015
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Matthew A. Vlasman
Chicago, IL
Admitted
  • Illinois, 2013
Education:
  • Indiana University, B.S., 2005
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D. (Dean's List), 2013
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Meghan J. Wood
Chicago, IL
Admitted
  • Illinois, 2015
Education:
  • University of Missouri, B.A. (cum laude), 2012
  • Chicago - Kent School of Law, J.D., 2015
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