The Partners of Matushek LLC are pleased to announce that Vincenzo Chimera joined the firm as an associate in the Spring of 2017. Mr. Chimera previously worked as an associate in a Chicago area insurance defense firm and adds his talents to our team.
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Amy Callaghan advanced to the partnership at Matushek LLC on January 1, 2017. Previously, Ms. Callaghan had several years experience as an associate with the firm, successfully defending manufacturers in construction litigation and asbestos litigation in Illinois and Missouri. Ms. Callaghan was also recently selected as a Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyer.
On September 12, 2016, Ed Matushek spoke at Perrin Conferences’ Asbestos Litigation Conference in San Francisco, California on “Settlement Dynamics and Negotiation Strategies: Ethical Considerations and Effective Strategies for Finding Middle Ground.” This highly acclaimed annual event assembled leaders in U.S. asbestos litigation, including many of the most prominent plaintiff and defense attorneys, judges, in-house counsel, insurance professionals, risk managers, and scientific and medical experts. Matushek LLC was a co-sponsor of the conference, which was attended by nearly 600 registrants.
Partner Amy Callaghan was named Rising Stars by Illinois Super Lawyer, a distinction given to only the top 2.5% of lawyers.
The firm of Matushek LLC was again rated AV Preeminent by its peers in Martindale-Hubbell, as were all of the firm’s partners individually. AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.
To better serve our existing clients in Southern Illinois and Missouri, on September 4, 2012, we opened a branch office in Edwardsville, Illinois. This allows us to efficiently handle our cases in Madison County, Illinois and the Metro St. Louis area in Missouri. Located off Route 157, at 600 Country Club View, Suite 300, we are only minutes from the Madison County Courthouse, and a convenient drive to St. Louis City Court. Our branch office phone is 618-307-6005.