Pretzel & Stouffer
Matthew Reddy

Matthew Reddy

University of Michigan 2007
Boston University (Law) 2010

Professional Affiliations
Chicago Bar Association

Attorney Bio

Matthew is a trial attorney with Pretzel & Stouffer. He joined the firm in August 2014. He focuses on civil trial litigation generally, especially medical malpractice cases . Mattthew has extensive experience in handling all phases of the litigation process and has successfully defended Illinois physicians in court. Throughout his legal career, he has been a trial attorney specializing in civil litigation. He has defended pediatricians, neonatologists, pain management and rehabilitation specialists, certified registered nurse anesthetists, emergency medicine physicians, internists, urologists, plastic surgeons, family practice physicians, and nurses. Matthew has tried in excess of 20 jury trials.

Matthew was selected as a top attorney and an Illinois “Rising Star” by Chicago Magazine in 2018. Matthew has had the privilege to assist in drafting the IICLE manual for Medical Malpractice. Matthew has authored a number of articles on civil litigation and medical malpractice topics.

Prior to joining the firm, Matthew worked at the City of Chicago’s Department of Law, where he tried numerous Cook County Law Division jury trials, including cases involving claims of malicious prosecution, battery, and false imprisonment against Chicago Police Department officers. Matthew also tried numerous cases involving premises liability and motor vehicle collisions. While at the City, Matthew additionally handled a substantial caseload of worker’s compensation and administrative review files.

While in Law School, Matthew represented indigent juveniles and adults in Boston’s Municipal Court, as part of his school’s pro-bono defense program.

In his free time, Matthew is an avid sailor, an accomplished skier, and aspiring golfer.

News and Verdicts

Summary Judgement Won and Upheld Due to Lack of Medical Causation