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D. Todd Mathews graduated from Nova Southeastern University School of Law in 1996. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Illinois, Florida and Washington, D.C.  He is admitted to U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, U.S. District Court of Washington D.C., U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit.

Mr. Mathews is a member of National Trial Lawyers Association, Madison County Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Committee, Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Member, American Association for Justice, American Association for Justice Leaders Forum, National Asbestos Mesothelioma Trial Lawyers, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, American Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.

Mr. Mathews currently serves on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committees for the Atrium Hernia Mesh Litigation MDL (NH), and the Smith and Nephew Hips MDL (MD).  He serves on the Leadership Committees of the Bard Hernia Mesh Coordinated Cases (RI State Court), Draft Kings/Fan Dual MDL (MA), Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer MDL (NJ), Mirena PTC MDL (NY) and Taxotere MDL (LA).  Mr. Mathews has served on numerous other Leadership Committees in the past including, Actos Coordinated Cases (IL State Court), Eliquis (MDL (NY) and as lead counsel on the Granuflo Litigation in St. Louis City.

Todd is a frequent speaker at law symposiums around the country and internationally.  He recently co-chaired the 3M Combat Ear Plug Symposium in Miami, FL.  In 2017 Mr. Mathews was asked to participate in a Mock Trial Presentation at the Perrin Asbestos Conference in San Francisco, specifically related to the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Talcum Powder and Cancer.  Mr. Mathews has also organized and participated in numerous counsel meetings and conferences, comprising hundreds of law firms in venues across the country. These have been designed to facilitate consensus for leadership roles, consider organizational structures and promote coordinated litigation efforts.  Todd has also been recognized by the Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers as one of their representatives to the Board of Governors for American Association of Justice (AAJ).

Mr. Mathews has secured numerous trial verdicts and individual settlements in excess of $3,000,000.00. Mr. Mathews has settled one of the largest train crossing cases in the State of Illinois.  Additionally, he has participated in the resolution of numerous Mass Tort actions. Today, Mr. Mathews is a partner at The Gori Law Firm. 

 

Areas Of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation
  • Medical Device Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Complex Mass Tort Litigation
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • 18 Wheeler Litigation
  • Train Crossing Litigation
  • Water Contamination Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2017
  • Illinois, 2002
  • Missouri, 2001
  • Florida, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2013
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, 2017

Education

  • Nova Southeastern Law University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    • J.D. - 1996
  • Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
    • B.A. - 1993

Classes/Seminars

  • Speaker, Cutting Edge Issues in Asbestos Litigation, Talcum Powder, Beverly Hills, 2019
  • Co-Chair, HarrisMartin’s 3M Combat Earplugs Litigation Conference, Miami, 2019
  • Speaker, 3M Combat Earplugs Litigation, Masters of Mass Tort, Cancun, 2019
  • Co-Presenter, CAMG 3M Combat Earplugs Litigation Webinar, 2019
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference: Current Mass Tors, New York City, 2018
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference, The Mass Tort Litigation Landscape, Napa 2018
  • Speaker, 18th Annual Complex Litigation Symposium, New Orleans, 2018
  • Speaker, Harris Martin’s MDL Conference, Chicago, 2018
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference, Atlanta, 2018
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference, Miami, 2018
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference, St. Louis, 2017
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference, Boston, 2017
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s Hernia Mesh Litigation Conference, Washington, D.C., 2017
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s MDL Conference, Scottsdale, AZ 2017
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin’s California Talcum Powder Litigation Conference, Laguna Nigel, 2017
  • Speaker, HarrisMartin's California Mass Tort and Class Action Litigation Conference: The Impact of Daimler and BMS-Plavix Agenda, Oct. 28, 2016
  • Speaker and Moderator, Missouri Solo and Small Firm Conference, 2013
  • Speaker, Solo and Small Firm Conference, June 7, 2012 - June 9,
  • Speaker and Moderator, Solo and Small Firm Conference , June 9, 2011 - June 11, 2011
  • Presented: How To Series: Personal Injury, Missouri Bar Association CLE Program June 2008 and June 2010
  • Reviewer: Medical Malpractice Deskbook: 2005 Edition , Missouri Bar Association

Honors and Awards

  • National Trial Lawyers- Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Muli-Million Dollar Advocates- Lifetime Member

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Present
  • Madison County Bar Association, Member, 2010 to Present
  • Missouri Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Committee, Member, 2009 to Present
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Member, 2002 to Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 2002 to Present
  • American Association for Justice Leaders Forum, Member, Present
  • National Asbestos Mesothelioma Trial Lawyers, Board Member , Present
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St.Louis, Present
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers, Member, Present
  • American Association for Justice, Public Affairs Committee
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys, Board Member

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