Mathew Jasinski represents consumers, businesses, and governmental entities in class action and complex cases involving consumer protection, unfair trade practices, commercial, environmental and securities litigation. He also represents whistleblowers in qui tam cases under the False Claims Act.
Mathew also serves the firm’s appellate group, having argued cases in the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the First and Second Circuits, the Connecticut Appellate Court, and the Connecticut Supreme Court. He also has worked on numerous appeals before other state and federal appellate courts across the country.
Prior to joining Motley Rice in 2009, Mathew practiced complex commercial and business litigation at a large defense firm. He began his legal career as a law clerk for Justice David M. Borden (ret.) of the Connecticut Supreme Court. During law school, Mathew served as executive editor of the Connecticut Law Review and judging director of the Connecticut Moot Court Board. He placed first in various moot court and mock court competitions, including the Boston region mock trial competition of the American Association for Justice. As an undergraduate, Mathew served on the board of associate directors for the University of Connecticut’s honors program and was recognized with the Donald L. McCullough Award for his student leadership.
Mathew continues to demonstrate civic leadership in the local Hartford community. He is vice chairman of the board of directors for the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, a deacon of the Asylum Hill Congregational Church, and a commissioner of the Hartford Parking Authority. Previously, Mathew served on the city’s Charter Revision Commission and its Young Professionals Task Force, an organization focused on engaging young professionals and positioning them for future business and community leadership.
“On the Causes and Consequences of and Remedies for Interstate Malapportionment of the U.S. House of Representatives” (Jasinski and Ladewig, Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 6, Issue 1, March 2008)
•“Hybrid Class Actions: Bridging the Gap Between the Process Due and the Process that Functions” (Jasinski and Narwold), The Brief, Fall 2009
Awards and Accolades
•Connecticut Super Lawyers
Rising Stars list
2013-2018 Business litigation; Class action/mass torts; Appellate
•Hartford Business Journal
2009 Forty Under 40
2019 Lawdragon 500 Plaintiff Financial Lawyers
Recent Blog Posts
March 5, 2020
Buyer beware? Consumer safety forefront of National Consumer Protection Week
by: Meghan Johnson Carter
April 24, 2019
Volkswagen seems to have been caught cheating...Again.
by: Jodi Westbrook Flowers
January 28, 2019
Looking ahead: Top five litigations to watch in 2019
by: Joseph F. Rice
February 14, 2020
Law360 names Motley Rice a 2019 Product Liability Practice Group of the Year
January 22, 2020
Motley Rice wins two “Elite Trial Lawyers” Firm of the Year categories
December 10, 2019
2020 “Best Law Firms” ranks Motley Rice