Matthew E. Pelikan

Pelikan

Contact

Email | (314) 345-5039
Secretary
Teri Sefcik | (314) 345-5026
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Education

  • University of Tulsa College of Law, J.D., 2005
  • University of Missouri – Columbia, B.S.B.A., 2002

BIOGRAPHY

Matthew Pelikan practices law in the area of toxic torts, focusing on asbestos claims defense. With a background in litigation, he has also represented clients in a variety of matters including labor and employment, worker’s compensation, products and premises liability and general commercial issues. Matthew has handled every aspect of a case through resolution including drafting and arguing motions, conducting depositions and advising clients on legal strategy. In addition, he has substantial experience negotiating settlements and third-party liens, and has successfully argued before the Missouri Court of Appeals. In 2009, Matthew was recognized by Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers and included in their list of “Rising Stars” for his work in product liability defense.

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

Ahern v. P & H, LLC, 254 S.W.3d 129 (Mo.App. E.D. 2008)

AWARDS AND HONORS

Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers Rising Star (2009, 2014-2016)

Professional Affiliations

  • Missouri Bar
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Bar Admissions

  • United States District Courts
    • Eastern District of Missouri
    • Southern District of Illinois
  • Missouri
  • Illinois