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Matthew C. Jardine

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Associate | Chicago, IL
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Practice Highlights

Matthew C. Jardine is experienced in pre-trial, trial and post-trial proceedings, having represented corporate clients in multimillion-dollar litigation in states from coast to coast. He represents clients in a wide variety of litigation matters, including product liability, commercial litigation, class action, construction, environmental and other civil matters.


  • Named 2008 Illinois Rising Star - General Litigation, Illinois Super Lawyers

Professional & Civic Involvement

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association

Representative Matters

  • Represented a multinational manufacturer of home, office and juvenile products in all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts nationwide.
  • Served as regional counsel for product manufacturer clients, with the responsibility for the development, coordination and implementation of defense strategy.
  • Successfully negotiated multiple global settlement deals for a well-known product manufacturer, each involving hundreds of wrongful death lawsuits set for trial over a period of years.
  • Successfully resolved numerous complex litigation matters through private mediation in multiple states.

Practice Areas


University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1992

Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D. (High Honors), 2001

  • Law Review member
  • Order of the Coif
  • Merit Scholar
  • Four CALI Awards for highest grade


  • Illinois, 2002
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin