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Matthew Williams
Mathew Lawrence  
Associate

ABOUT


Matt joined the firm in 2022.  He specializes in the representation of employers and insurers in Oregon workers’ compensation matters.  Prior to joining Tolleson, Conratt, Nielsen, Maher & Replogle, Matt worked as staff counsel for Travelers Insurance for 6 years.  At Travelers he represented multiple Oregon businesses in a variety of disputed workers’ compensation claims.  He also defended Travelers insureds in civil litigation of auto liability cases.  Before working at Travelers, Matt worked at a private defense firm in West Virginia where he began his workers' compensation and auto liability defense practice.  He has over 14 years of experience, primarily in the area of workers’ compensation law.

In addition to his legal practice, Matt continues to build upon his legislative experience and works with multiple employers and interest groups to shape current workers’ compensation legislation, rules, and policy.  Further, he regularly presents and provides training on workers’ compensation matters. 

PRACTICE AREAS

 

  • Oregon Workers’
    Compensation Defense

  • Civil Litigation in Oregon State Courts

 

 

EDUCATION
 

  • J.D., West Virginia University
    College of Law, 2008

  • M.A., Boston College, 2002

  • B.S., Tennessee
    Technological University, 2000

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

  • Oregon State Bar, Workers’ Compensation Section 

  • American Bar Association

 

ADMITTED TO PRACTICE

 

  • Oregon 2016

  • West Virginia 2008 (inactive)

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