Matthew Morris

Partner

  • location icon Madison County, IL
    103 W. Vandalia St.
    Suite 300
    Edwardsville, IL 62025

Matt Morris is a partner in the Madison County, Illinois office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the following practices: Asbestos Litigation, Business Practices, General Liability, and Healthcare. The Madison County office is located 25 miles from St. Louis, Missouri and serves Central and Southern Illinois and the eastern half of Missouri. Over the years, Mr. Morris has split his practice between the defense of litigation and business consulting.

Mr. Morris has extensive litigation experience in all aspects of managing complex litigation including successfully drafting and arguing dispositive motions, defending against claims for punitive damages, developing and implementing strategies, conducting and defending depositions, negotiating settlements, assisting with all aspects of trial preparation and trying cases to verdict.

Mr. Morris got involved in business consulting as a result of his family’s businesses in Southern Illinois. Mr. Morris’ specific industry experience includes defense of negligence actions on behalf of healthcare entities, including hospitals, assisted living facilities, personal care homes, and skilled nursing facilities; representation of businesses in formation, dissolution, risk management and mitigation, alternative dispute resolution; defense of manufacturers, premises owners, distributors and contractors; and defense of a wide variety of general casualty claims. 

Certifications

Health Law Certificate, St. Louis University School

Publications

“Secrets Don’t Make Friends, But They Do Make Good Business: Perception Versus Reality in Physician Financial Incentive Plans,” 49 St. Louis U. L.J. 245, 2005

Admissions

Illinois

Missouri

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

Associations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • The Missouri Bar
  • Madison County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel

Education

Saint Louis University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2005

Bradley University

Bachelor of Science in History, summa cum laude, 2001

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