Matthew Lee-Own concentrates his practice in commercial litigation involving insurance agreements, founder disputes, breach of contract actions and labor and employment actions. He also has experience handling class action disputes.
He represents businesses from various industries in state and federal courts throughout all phases of litigation, including discovery and trial preparation, as well as arbitration and mediation.
Prior to joining Foran Glennon, Matthew served as a litigation attorney at a full-service, national law firm. He started his legal career as a law clerk and judicial assistant to Justice Ann Walsh Bradley in the Supreme Court of Wisconsin where he honed his legal skills and gained invaluable insights into the judicial system.
Matthew is actively involved in the Catholic Lawyer’s Guild of Chicago.
Matthew earned his J.D. from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law in 2019 after completing his B.A. in Political Science and Sociology in 2014 at Emory University.
During law school, Matthew interned at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, where he represented the department in administrative law hearings. At Northwestern, he served as a student lawyer at the Bluhm Legal Clinic: Children and Family Justice Center and was an associate editor of the Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy.
Matthew is authorized to practice in Illinois and U.S District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.