Matthew Gannon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Chicago, IL

Healy Scanlon Law Firm
 | 111 W. Washington Street, Suite 1425
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: 312-977-0100
Fax: 312-977-0795
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013, 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2011
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (50%)
Attorney Profile

Matthew Gannon concentrates his practice in construction negligence, wrongful death, medical malpractice, automobile negligence, product liability, and workers’ compensation.
Mr. Gannon has recovered millions in jury verdicts and settlements for injured individuals. He recently obtained a verdict in a medical malpractice trial resulting in a $4.6 million dollar award for a grandmother who experienced complications during an angiogram procedure. Matt also obtained a $2.5 million dollar verdict for the family of a 20-year-old who was killed in a sporting event. In both cases the Defendant’s insurance carriers refused to make a settlement offer.

In Matt’s first year as an attorney, he was selected as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers, featured in Chicago Magazine, a distinction that is limited to fewer than 2.5% of attorneys in Illinois. Recently, Mr. Gannon was selected as an Illinois Emerging Lawyer, an honor bestowed to less than 2% of all attorneys licensed in Illinois. In 2015, Mr. Gannon was appointed to the Board of Advocates by the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. He has recently been elected to the Board of Managers of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Gannon has written in various areas of tort law and workers' compensation. He is a published author in the Irish American News and a co-chair for the seminar committee for Trial Lawyers.
He earned his bachelor's degree with honors from Merrimack College in Massachusetts, where he attended on a football scholarship. Matt received his law degree from John Marshall Law School, where he excelled in the advanced trial advocacy program.
Mr. Gannon is a third generation union member. During and post-college, Matt operated heavy equipment as a Local 150 Operating Engineer. He has extensive experience working with the labor community and is dedicated to serving the working men and women of the state of Illinois.
Matt is a member of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Chicago Bar Association, American Association for Justice, the Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents

Workers' Compensation (50%)

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2013, 2016 - 2019

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About Matthew Gannon

Admitted: 2011, Illinois

Professional Webpage: http://www.healylawfirm.com/Attorneys/Matthew-Gannon.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Illinois Emerging Lawyer
  • "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers, featured in Chicago Magazine

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board of Advocates, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, 2015
  • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
  • Member, Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association
  • Member, Chicago Bar Association
  • Member, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Published author in the Irish American News
  • Co-author of a chapter entitled "Settlement Contracts" in the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Workers' Compensation Notebook

Educational Background:

  • Merrimack College in Massachusetts, with honors
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Office Location for Matthew Gannon

111 W. Washington Street
Suite 1425
Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 312-977-0100

Fax: 312-977-0795

Matthew Gannon:

Last Updated: 10/18/2018

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