Mathew P. Jasinski
An associate in Motley Rice’s Securities and Consumer Fraud practice group, Mathew Jasinski represents consumers, businesses, and governmental entities in class action and complex cases involving consumer protection, unfair trade practices, commercial, environmental and securities litigation.
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 complex commercial 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 recently obtained a seven-figure arbitration award in a case involving secondary liability for an investment advisor’s conduct under the Uniform Securities Act. Please remember that every case is different. Any result we achieve for one client in one matter does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.
Mathew additionally serves the firm’s appellate group. He has worked on numerous appeals before several state and federal appellate courts throughout the country.
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.
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 (ret.) 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.
Mathew was selected for inclusion in the 2013 Connecticut Super Lawyers® Rising Stars list*, and was honored with the Hartford Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” award in 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 is a commissioner of the Hartford Parking Authority. Previously, Mathew 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. He is a member of the American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association, the Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court and Phi Beta Kappa.