Matthew P. Tyrrell

Matt Tyrrell concentrates his practice in a wide variety of commercial litigation matters. He has years of experience handling all aspects of the litigation process in both state and federal courts, including motions to dismiss, motions for summary judgment, injunctive relief, written discovery, depositions and settlement negotiations.  In 2015 and 2016, Matt was recognized as an Emerging Lawyer in the area of employment law by the Leading Lawyers Network in the state of Illinois.  He has been selected to the Rising Stars list by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.

Matt received his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law where he served as Lead Articles Editor of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal. While in law school, he served as a judicial intern for the Honorable James F. Henry (ret.) in the Chancery Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County and was awarded the CALI award for academic excellence in legal writing and employment discrimination.

AREAS OF LEGAL CONCENTRATION

The primary focus of his litigation practice involves employment disputes, including wrongful termination, restrictive covenants, retaliatory discharge, employment discrimination, and whistleblower claims in federal and state courts and administrative agencies.  In addition to his litigation practice, Matt counsels and represents clients in connection with all aspects of the employment relationship, including employment agreements, severance agreements and non-compete agreements, reductions in force, EEO laws, and human resources practices.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Chicago Bar Association

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Illinois Bar
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

EDUCATION

  • J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • B.A., Indiana University – Bloomington (with Honors)

 


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