Gallagher & Kennedy Announces Its 2022 Shareholder Class

Posted on January 3, 2022 in Firm News

Gallagher & Kennedy is pleased to announce that Matthew R. Boatman has been elected to shareholder effective January 1, 2022.

Matthew R. Boatman focuses on personal injury, wrongful death, and product liability. He has been a member of multiple trial teams in several high-profile cases. He has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers as a top 40 civil attorney under the age of 40 in Arizona, recognized as a Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation, and a Rising Star by the Southwest Super Lawyers® in Personal Injury – Products: Plaintiff.

Mr. Boatman was part of the team in the Yarnell, Arizona Hotshot Firefighters’ survivors’ cases, complex medical malpractice cases, and numerous large products liability cases, all with multi-million dollar settlements. Mr. Boatman also worked closely with lead counsel in the multi-district product liability litigation against C.R. Bard and the Cook multi-district litigation for defective vena cava filters.  He obtained a $500,000 verdict in Gila County and has been a part of several million-dollar-plus cases.

Mr. Boatman received his Juris Doctor from the Arizona Summit Law School in 2013 and his Bachelor of Arts in History from Arizona State University in 2010.