Matthew Young

Matthew Young
Primary Office


  • Successfully defended a commercial real estate developer against breach of contract and misrepresentation claims in a lengthy, bifurcated bench/jury trial.
  • Reached a favorable settlement, covered by multiple media outlets, on behalf of a celebrated racecar driver for damage inflicted to his historic, speed-record-breaking vehicle while in the custody of a well-known Chicago museum.
  • Obtained a judgment in favor of a defendant business in a lawsuit, covered by multiple media outlets, involving a vicious, random attack on a patron.
  • Negotiated a favorable settlement on behalf of two first-time homebuyers for the seller’s failure to disclose impending construction of a rapid transit corridor immediately adjacent to their new home.
  • Obtained a judgment and substantial monetary sanctions in favor of a defendant coffee shop in a lawsuit alleging serious slip-and-fall injuries.
  • Litigated and reached a $5.6 million settlement for class members in a class action lawsuit alleging a bank’s surreptitious recording of telephone conversations with customers.
  • Represented thousands of plaintiffs as a member of court-appointed leadership counsel in multi-district litigation and Judicial Council coordination proceeding against the manufacturer of defective metal-on-metal prosthetic hip devices.
  • Represented the County of Santa Clara, California in an enforcement action against multiple manufacturers of opioid prescription painkillers for violations of California’s False Advertising and Unfair Competition Laws.