Mathew P. Jasinski
An associate in Motley Rice's Securities and Consumer Fraud practice group, Mathew Jasinski represents consumers, businesses, unions and governmental entities in class action and complex cases involving consumer protection, unfair trade practices, commercial, environmental and securities litigation. Mathew additionally serves the firm's appellate group.
Mathew currently represents the plaintiffs in several putative and certified class actions involving such claims as breach of contract and unfair trade practices. He has experience in multi-forum cases regarding claims of fraud and breach of fiduciary duty and has represented an institutional investor in its efforts to satisfy a judgment obtained against the operator of a Ponzi scheme. Mathew has also worked on numerous appeals before several state and federal appellate courts throughout the country.
Prior to joining Motley Rice in 2009, Mathew practiced complex commercial and business litigation at a large defense firm. He began his legal career as a law clerk for Justice David M. Borden of the Connecticut Supreme Court. During law school, Mathew served as executive editor of the Connecticut Law Review and judging director of the Connecticut Moot Court Board. He placed first in various moot court and mock court competitions, including the Boston region mock trial competition of the American Association for Justice. As an undergraduate, Mathew served on the board of associate directors for the University of Connecticut's honors program and was recognized with the Donald L. McCullough Award for his student leadership. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Mathew is the co-author of "On the Causes and Consequences of and Remedies for Interstate Malapportionment of the U.S. House of Representatives" (Jasinski and Ladewig, Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 6, Issue 1, March 2008) and "Hybrid Class Actions: Bridging the Gap Between the Process Due and the Process that Functions" (Jasinski and Narwold), The Brief, Fall 2009.
Mathew continues to demonstrate civic leadership in the local Hartford community. He is a member of the board of directors for the Hartford Symphony Orchestra and has served on the city's Charter Revision Commission and its Young Professionals Task Force, an organization focused on engaging young professionals and positioning them for future business and community leadership. In 2009, Mathew was honored with the Hartford Business Journal's "40 Under Forty" award. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association and the Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court.
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