Matthew A. Sloan, Associate


Matthew A. Sloan is an attorney in the firm's Labor & Employment Practice Group. He focuses his practice on a wide array of labor and employment law issues, including wage and hour compliance, class and collective actions, employee performance and separation issues, independent contractor agreements, and federal litigation arising under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Mr. Sloan also has experience investigating and litigating claims brought under the Illinois Whistleblower Act, the Illinois State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, and Illinois retaliatory discharge common law.

Additionally, Mr. Sloan maintains an active pro bono practice, including representation of indigent persons in § 1983 civil rights matters and minors as court-appointed guardian ad litem.

During law school, Mr. Sloan clerked for the Honorable Amy J. St. Eve of the Northern District of Illinois and the Honorable Joe L. Webster of the Middle District of North Carolina. He also interned for the Appellate Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Duke University School of Law (J.D., 2016)
    • Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy (Special Projects Editor)
    • Duke Bar Association (Class Representative)
  • Cornell University (B.A., with distinction, 2013)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Chicago Bar Association (Member)
  • Duke University Chicago Regional Alumni Board (Member)