Associate, Chicago Office

ph: 312.332.7760
fax:312.332.7768
mgardner@robbins-schwartz.com

Matthew J. Gardner

Matt Gardner is a member of the firm’s construction law and commercial transaction practice groups. Matt represents clients over the course of construction projects, from the contract negotiation and bidding, to protecting his client’s interest in litigation arising from any defaults, delays or other construction defects. Matt also represents clients in an array of matters involving real estate development and commercial transactions.

Before joining Robbins Schwartz, Matt’s practice involved product liability and civil litigation defense. 

Matt also performs pro bono services representing clients through Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and is involved with Franciscan Outreach’s Lawyers United for the Homeless as well as the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. He also volunteers as an investigator for the Chicago Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Committee.

Recent Publications

 Recent Presentations

  • The Anatomy of Mechanics Lien Claim: Preparing, Serving and Filing Notices and Claims, Illinois State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Chicago, IL (May 2018)
  • Lead Testing Update: Everything You Need to Know, IASBO Conference, Schaumburg, IL (May 2018)
  • Community College Funds – Lawful Expenditures and Practical Considerations, Spring ICCCFO Conference (April 2018)

Matthew J. Gardner

Education

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 2008
  • B.S., University of Utah, 2004

Admitted to Practice

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Utah 
  • Supreme Court of Wisconsin

Organizations

  • Chicago Bar Association

Associate, Chicago Office

ph: 312.332.7760
fax:312.332.7768
mgardner@robbins-schwartz.com

Matthew J. Gardner

Matthew J. Gardner

Associate, Chicago Office
ph: 312.332.7760
fax:312.332.7768
mgardner@robbins-schwartz.com

Matt Gardner is a member of the firm’s construction law and commercial transaction practice groups. Matt represents clients over the course of construction projects, from the contract negotiation and bidding, to protecting his client’s interest in litigation arising from any defaults, delays or other construction defects. Matt also represents clients in an array of matters involving real estate development and commercial transactions.

Before joining Robbins Schwartz, Matt’s practice involved product liability and civil litigation defense. 

Matt also performs pro bono services representing clients through Chicago Volunteer Legal Services and is involved with Franciscan Outreach’s Lawyers United for the Homeless as well as the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless. He also volunteers as an investigator for the Chicago Bar Association Judicial Evaluation Committee.

Recent Publications

 Recent Presentations

  • The Anatomy of Mechanics Lien Claim: Preparing, Serving and Filing Notices and Claims, Illinois State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, Chicago, IL (May 2018)
  • Lead Testing Update: Everything You Need to Know, IASBO Conference, Schaumburg, IL (May 2018)
  • Community College Funds – Lawful Expenditures and Practical Considerations, Spring ICCCFO Conference (April 2018)

Education

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 2008
  • B.S., University of Utah, 2004

Admitted to Practice

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Illinois
  • Supreme Court of Utah 
  • Supreme Court of Wisconsin

Organizations

  • Chicago Bar Association

Practice Areas