Pretzel & Stouffer
Matthew J. Ligda

Matthew J. Ligda

DePaul University College of Law, J.D. 1995
Emory University, B.B.A. 1990

Bar Admissions
Illinois State Bar
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Federal Trial Bar

Attorney Bio

Matthew handles diverse litigation matters at Pretzel & Stouffer, Chartered. He has represented owners, general contractors and subcontractors in construction defect claims and third-party liability construction claims, and has represented a variety of professionals and businesses in negligence claims, including architects, engineers, attorneys, insurance brokers, directors and officers, physicians, and hospitals. Matthew’s practice also includes premises liability claims and complex automobile and interstate trucking cases. He has tried several cases to verdict in state and federal courts, and has participated in numerous court-ordered and private mediations that have resulted in successful resolutions for his clients.

News and Verdicts

Summary Judgment Victory in Title VII Lawsuit

Summary Judgment Granted in Defense of Brain Damage Claim