Matthew M. Popp grew up in the City of Chicago and attended De La Salle Institute on the City’s Southside. He attended Carthage College where he received a degree in Accounting and played college football. After obtaining his undergraduate degree, Matt attended the John Marshall Law School where he graduated with a certificate in trial advocacy. During law school, Matt clerked at various personal injury firms, as well as an externship with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Matt’s practice consists of representing individuals and their families in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and police and jail misconduct cases. Prior to joining the O’Connor Law Firm, Matt was an attorney for another personal injury firm in Chicago. During that time, Matt resolved many claims through pre-litigation settlements, pretrial conferences, arbitrations, and mediations. He also gained extensive experience in pre-trial motion practice and pre-trial litigation.
Matt is admitted to practice law in the State of Illinois, as well as the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He is an active member in his community, and a member of various professional organizations such as, the Illinois Trial Lawyers’ Association, the American Bar Association, and the Illinois State Bar Association. Matt is an attorney who takes a thorough, zealous and compassionate approach in order to maximize the recovery for his clients and their families.
Matt enjoys spending his free time with his family, watching his favorite Chicago sports teams, and staying active.