Matt Boatman

Gallagher & Kennedy
2575 E Camelback Rd
Suite 1100
Phoenix, AZ 85016-9254
(602) 530-8057
www.gknet.com


Matt was part of the team in the Yarnell, Arizona Hotshot Firefighters’ survivors’ cases, complex medical malpractice cases that have reached multi-million dollar settlements and numerous large products liability cases, also resulting in multi-million dollar settlements. He is working closely with lead counsel in the multi-district product liability litigation against C.R. Bard, and in the Cook multi-district litigation for defective vena cava filters. See Matthew’s profile on our main website.

"Matt has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as a top 40 civil attorney under the age of 40 in Arizona."

Honors & Awards
The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40 Civil Attorney in Arizona, 2017-2021
Southwest Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, Personal Injury – Products: Plaintiff, 2018-2021
Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2020-2021

Representative Experience
$1,200,000 settlement against auto manufacturer for failure to warn claim.
$1,000,000 settlement for slip-and-fall.
$2,000,000 settlement for couple in motor vehicle crash.
$500,000 jury verdict for motor vehicle accident in Payson, Arizona.
Dozens of six-figure settlements for auto accidents.
Settled numerous matters that have totaled well in excess of eight figures for his clients.

Press Releases
Best Lawyers in America® Recognizes 33 Gallagher & Kennedy Attorneys as Leaders in Their Field, August 15, 2019
Sixteen Gallagher & Kennedy Attorneys Selected for Southwest Super Lawyers 2019, April 15, 2019
Twenty-Two Gallagher & Kennedy Attorneys Selected for Southwest Super Lawyers 2018, April 24, 2018

Other
He has traveled extensively in the U.S. and Europe and has a great passion for ancient Greek history.

PRACTICE AREAS
Phoenix Personal Injury
Product Liability
Wrongful Death
Drug and Medical Device Litigation

EDUCATION
Arizona Summit Law School
J.D., 2013
Arizona State University
B.A., 2010

BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS
Arizona, 2014
U.S. District Court,
District of Arizona, 2014

ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
State Bar of Arizona,
Member, 2014-Present
Arizona Trial Lawyers Association,
Member, 2014-Present
Hebros Young Professional’s
Bible Group, Member, 2013-Present