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Throughout his practice, Matt has represented clients ranging from individuals to privately held and publicly traded corporations in various state and federal courts nationwide, and in arbitrations with the AAA and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).

Matt’s experience covers all phases of the litigation process including case strategy, pre-trial briefing and motion practice, depositions and discovery, dispositive motion practice, trial preparation, trial, and appeals. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in disputes involving claims for fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of trust, breach of contract, and claims arising under various state consumer protection and merchandising practices statutes. Matt has extensive class action experience, including several recent class action trials in Missouri state and federal courts. He was recently recognized in The Best Lawyers in America for his class action work.

Adding to his litigation experience, Matt has experience in the area of white-collar defense and investigations and has represented clients in investigations by various federal agencies including the CFTC and the USDA.

In addition to being recognized in The Best Lawyers in America, Matt was named a “Rising Star” (2011, 2012) and a “Super Lawyer” (since 2013) by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers, and was also named to the 2012 BTI Client Service All-Stars, a select group of only 272 lawyers nationwide who are chosen solely on unprompted, unequivocal recommendations by corporate counsel for their understanding of business issues, innovative approaches to legal services, and commitment to client needs.

Matt is a native of Colorado and spent fifteen years in Omaha, Nebraska, where he began his legal career at a large regional law firm. After moving to Kansas City, Matt practiced in large national and international law firms, as well as a small litigation boutique, before forming Frawley Lytle.  Prior to becoming an attorney, Matt served on the staff of a Member of the United States House of Representatives and worked as a licensed stockbroker.


  • Missouri
  • Nebraska (inactive)
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit


  • Creighton University School of Law
    • Juris Doctor (Magna Cum Laude) – 2004
  • Creighton University
    • Bachelor of Arts – 1996


  • The Best Lawyers in America 2024
  • The National Law Journal’s Top 100 Verdicts 2018
  • Missouri Lawyers Awards – Top 5 Verdict in 2022
  • Missouri Lawyers Awards – Top 5 Settlement in 2022
  • Missouri Lawyers Awards – Top 5 Verdict in 2018
  • Rising Star, SuperLawyers, 2011-2012
  • SuperLawyers, 2013-present
  • BTI Client Service All-Stars, 2012


  • American Bar Association
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Nebraska Bar Association
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