Matthew G. Conway

Managing Principal

Originally from Buffalo, New York, Matt Conway established Conway Stoughton in 2003 after practicing with another Hartford law firm. 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 an arbitrator and mediator.


  • 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
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Honors and Publications

  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rated Attorney
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney by National Board of Trial Advocacy, since 2002
  • Selected to the Connecticut Super Lawyer® List 2007-2023
  • Named one of the Top 100 Trial Attorneys in Connecticut by the American Trial Lawyers Association
  • 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)

Professional Affiliations

  • Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel
  • 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
  • Participant of amateur adult ice hockey league
  • National Ice Hockey Officials of America Referee
  • Wampanoag Country Club, President 2008-2010