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Matthew A. Passen

Matthew A. Passen

Passen Law Group
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  • Illinois
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Mr. Passen is a personal injury attorney at Chicago-based Passen Law Group. Mr. Passen concentrates in all areas of personal injury, including truck accidents, brain and spinal cord injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death.

Prior to joining Passen Law Group, Mr. Passen was an attorney in the litigation department of Jenner & Block LLP.

Mr. Passen received his B.A. magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, in Economics from the University of Michigan in 2002.

Mr. Passen obtained his law degree, summa cum laude, from DePaul University College of Law in 2006, where he graduated Order of the Coif. During law school, Mr. Passen was as a member of the DePaul Law Review.

During the 2003-04 academic year, Mr. Passen clerked for the Honorable Ronald A. Guzman, United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He also spent the following semester clerking at the United States Attorney's Office, Northern District of Illinois.

Mr. Passen is a member of the Illinois Bar. He is also a member of the Chicago Bar Association, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, Illinois State Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice. In addition, Mr. Passen volunteers to work with elementary teachers and students in Chicago-area public schools as part of the Constitutional Rights Foundation of Chicago's "Lawyers in the Classroom" program.

DePaul College of Law
J.D. | Law
Honors: Summa cum laude; Order of the Coif; DePaul Law Review
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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
B.A. | Economics
Honors: Graduated with High Distinction (magna cum laude); Phi Beta Kappa Society
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Professional Experience
Passen Law Group
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Mr. Passen practices personal injury law with Passen Law Group in Chicago, Illinois.
Jenner & Block
Mr. Passen was an associate attorney in the Litigation department of Jenner & Block in Chicago.
Top 40 Under Forty
Law Bulletin
Mr. Passen was named one of the top 40 under 40 attorneys in Illinois
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
Mr. Passen was named one of the top 40 under 40 lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers
Professional Associations
Chicago Bar Association
Chair, Young Lawyers Section
- Current
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Chicago Bar Foundation
President, Young Professionals Board
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Liens, Construction Litigation
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Nursing Home Abuse
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • General Civil
  • Truck Accidents
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Contact & Map
Passen Law Group
One East Wacker Dr. Suite 1750
Chicago, IL 60601
Telephone: (312) 527-4500