Matthew G. Conway

Managing Principal



Originally from Buffalo, New York, Matt Conway began his career at a Hartford law firm, where he practiced for 11 years, the last six as a partner almost exclusively in civil litigation. In 2003, he established Conway Stoughton. Attorney Conway is a Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney. He has tried numerous civil cases in the judicial districts throughout the entire state as well as every federal courthouse in the district. He continues to concentrate his practice in litigation, primarily representing insurance companies and their insureds. He has tried jury cases to successful verdict in claims of Traumatic Brain Injury, defamation, product liability, uninsured motorist claims, breach of contract, premises liability, section 1983 civil rights, unfair trade practices, property damage, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, trucking and motor vehicle accidents, dram shop liability, insurance coverage and bad faith. In addition, he regularly serves as a mediator, arbitrator and hearing officer.

Education

  • Suffolk University School of Law, J.D., 1991, cum laude
  • Boston College, B.A., 1988, cum laude

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court, District of Connecticut
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Honors and Publications

  • Named one of the Top 100 Trial Attorneys in Connecticut by the American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney by National Board of Trial Advocacy, since 2002
  • Chosen as a Connecticut Super Lawyer®: Civil Litigation Defense, every year since 2007
  • Suffolk University Law Review: Lead Articles Editor and Author of Case Note, "Sports Commissioners or Judges: Who Should Make the Call When the Game is Over?" 24 Suffolk U.L. Rev. 1043 (1990)
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated Attorney

Professional Affiliations

  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • Hartford County Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut Defense Lawyers Association

Community Involvement

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, Adjunct Instructor of Moot Court, 1994-1998
  • Member of West Hartford Ethics Commission, 2004-2008
  • Coach of youth ice hockey, soccer, and lacrosse teams
  • Participant of amateur adult ice hockey league
  • USA Hockey Referee
  • Wampanoag Country Club, President 2008-2010