Matthew M. Gannon

Matthew M. Gannon

Chicago, Illinois
800-787-5431 (Toll-free)
312-226-4236 (Spanish Line)

Mr. Gannon has recovered millions in jury verdicts and settlements for injured individuals and has tried numerous cases at the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission. 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 has written in various areas of tort law and injured workers' rights. He is co-author of a chapter entitled "Settlement Contracts" in the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Workers' Compensation Notebook and is a published author in the Irish American News.

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 their 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, the Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association, Illinois State Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Construction Negligence
  • Wrongful Death
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Workers’ Compensation


  • John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois
  • Merrimack College
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Honors: With Honors

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Managers
  • Chicago Bar Association, Member
  • Workers' Compensation Lawyers Association, Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member