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Matthew A. Alvis

Staff Lawyer
Fax +1.312.827.8000
Matthew Alvis is an associate in the Chicago office. Mr. Alvis concentrates his practice on complex class action defense and commercial litigation, including consumer class action defense, securities litigation, investment company litigation, and shareholder derivative litigation. His experience includes representing clients in consumer fraud class actions, involving claims under various state consumer fraud, false advertising and unfair competition statutes, claims for breach of implied and express warranty, and claims for unjust enrichment. Mr. Alvis has also represented clients in connection with contractual disputes and business torts.

Professional Background

Mr. Alvis was a summer associate at K&L Gates in 2012. During law school, he served as judicial intern for the Honorable Thomas J. Shields in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa. He was also a member of the Northwestern University School of Law’s Bluhm Legal Clinic where he focused on complex civil litigation and investor protection.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
  • National Immigrant Justice Center (Volunteer)

Additional Information

  • “Why False Advertising Claims Need To Be More Specific,” Law360, 4 December 2015 
  • “State Class Actions: Practice and Procedure,” Aspen Publishers, Books 2014 and 2015 editions (collaborator)