Matthew P. MacLeod

Shareholder


Matt is a graduate from the University of Notre Dame, where he was a member of the Men’s Varsity Basketball Team.  He received his Juris Doctorate from Arizona State University in 2003.  Matt is a shareholder focusing his practice in plaintiff’s catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death and criminal law.

In his nearly ten years as a lawyer, Matt has distinguished himself in the courtroom and the community.  He is passionate about his clients and dedicated to seeking justice on their behalf.  He has a sterling reputation within the legal community, and is held in high regard by opposing counsel and the judiciary.

Matt has been certified as one of the top 40 Trial Lawyers under 40 years of age by the National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40 in both 2012 and 2013.  Matt has also been selected a Rising Star by Southwest Super Lawyers since 2013.

Before joining Gallagher and Kennedy, Matt was a Senior Associate at the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Officer where he accumulated an impressive trial resume with a plethora of not guilty verdicts on behalf of his clients.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Arizona, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2003

Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Arizona Trial Practice Committee, Treasurer and Member
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, Seminar Committee Member
  • Theatre Artists Studio, Board Member
  • Alzheimer’s Association, Desert Southwest Chapter, Board Member

Honors & Awards

  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, 2017-2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, 2020
  • Business Journal, 40 Under 40, 2017
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, 2013-2016
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 under 40, 2012-2013

Speaking Engagements