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Matthew M. Hennesy
Partner

Litigation Practice Group Chair

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Matthew M. Hennesy
Partner

Litigation Practice Group Chair

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Lancaster, PA

Matthew is an aggressive advocate who helps businesses, institutions and individuals effectively use the court system to achieve their strategic objectives and meet the challenges posed by complex litigation, and he is the chair of the Litigation Practice Group. In addition to helping his clients navigate and succeed in litigation, Matthew also helps clients proactively identify and manage litigation risk. With his energetic and proactive approach to litigation issues, Matthew is able to obtain positive results for clients even in challenging circumstances. 

He assists clients with litigation matters in three main areas:

Commercial Litigation

Matthew has experience representing clients in complex commercial disputes concerning financial services and lending liability, business ownership and shareholder issues, contract disputes and collection matters.   

Intellectual Property Litigation
Matthew acts as a strong advocate for clients in intellectual property disputes and has obtained favorable results in litigation concerning trademarks, copyrights and internet domain names.  

Construction Litigation
Matthew counsels and represents construction industry clients including owners, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals. 

Matthew earned his law degree from the University of Miami School of Lawcum laude, where he was an Associate Editor of the University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

RECOGNITION
  • Pennsylvania Rising Stars (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2022)
PRESENTATION
  • “Bankruptcy Update”, Barley Snyder LendiCon Seminar (March 2015)
Matthew M. Hennesy
Education
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude
  • Widener University, B.A., magna cum laude
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Community Involvement
Long's Park Amphitheater Music Committee

Member

Lancaster YMCA Endowment Committee

Member

Long's Park Amphitheater Foundation

Former board member

Lancaster YMCA Facilities Committee

Former member

Lancaster YMCA Foundation

Former board member

SouthEast Lancaster Health Services

Former Quality Assurance Committee

Friends of the Lancaster Public Library

Former board member

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