Matthew R. Henderson
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
Matthew Henderson concentrates his practice in the representation of attorneys in legal malpractice cases and disciplinary proceedings. He has extensive experience litigating consumer class action cases, including actions brought under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Matt also regularly represents businesses in contract actions and other commercial disputes.
Matt regularly speaks and writes on attorney malpractice, legal ethics, attorney discipline, and risk management. He serves on the Chicago Bar Association Committee on Attorney Malpractice and also on the Professional Responsibility Committee. Matt is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association.
Matt was an author of the American Bar Association's Amicus Curiae Brief filed in the United States Supreme Court case, Williams-Yulee v. the FloridaBar,135 S.Ct. 1656 (2015). The brief, which argued the ABA Model Rule prohibiting judicial candidates from personally soliciting campaign contributions does not violate the First Amendment, was cited twice in the decision.