Matthew P. Bergman

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Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Seattle, WA

Bergman Draper Oslund
 | 821 Second Avenue, Suite 2100
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-812-2759
Fax: 206-957-9549
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1991
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Matthew P. Bergman is a founding member of Bergman Draper Oslund, PLLC, in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Bergman handles cases involving asbestos, lung cancer as it related to asbestos and mesothelioma. He serves clients throughout the Pacific Northwest in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Utah.

Mr. Bergman provides personalized service and is willing to meet with clients anywhere throughout the Pacific Northwest. He and the team of professionals at Bergman Draper Oslund, PLLC, run cases into perpetuity, meaning that after a victim passes they will continue to fight for financial justice for the victim’s family as companies become liable.

In addition to his role as a founding member of the firm, Mr. Bergman serves as board chairman of Neural IQ and Reed College trustee. He has been licensed to practice law since 1991 and has more than 25 years of legal experience. He is admitted in all Washington and Oregon state courts as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Washington and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th and 10th Circuits.

Mr. Bergman has authored various articles for the Huffington Post and served as a delegate to the Democratic National Convention during multiple years. He belongs to several professional organizations including the Multnomah Bar Association, the Tacoma-Pierce Bar Association, the Washington State Bar Association, the Washington State Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice.

Mr. Bergman received a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Reed College and graduated magna cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School. He is a member of the law school’s alumni board and board of visitors.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Class Action/Mass Torts (50%): Asbestos

Personal Injury - Products (50%): Products Liability

Focus Areas

Asbestos, Products Liability


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Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2018

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About Matthew Bergman

Admitted: 1991, Washington

Professional Webpage:


  • Democratic National Convention Delegate (2000, 2004, 2008)
  • Washington Law & Politics, Super Lawyer (2003-2010)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • Federal District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • Federal District Court, Western District of Washington
  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Washington State Association for Justice
  • Tacoma-Pierce County Bar Association
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Maasai Children’s Initiative (MCI)

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • An Afternoon on the Mara, The Huffington Post, November 3, 2008
  • A Thousand Shillings, The Huffington Post, April 7, 2009
  • To Fix a Flat, The Huffington Post, October 24, 2009
  • The Obama Manifesto, The Huffington Post, December 1, 2009
  • To Save the World, The Huffington Post, January 13, 2010

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, Reed College

Industry Groups

  • Mesothelioma
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Office Location for Matthew P. Bergman

821 Second Avenue
Suite 2100
Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: 206-812-2759

Fax: 206-957-9549


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Last Updated: 6/13/2018

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