Matthew Kleifield

Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

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North Central Avenue 2929
Phoenix 85012 AZ US

Matthew Kleifield is a partner in the Phoenix office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Products Liability Practice. He focuses his practice in the following areas :

  • Products Liability with a particular emphasis on tire defect litigation and heavy equipment and machinery
  • Catastrophic loss litigation involving claims of brain injury, spinal cord injury, permanent disability and death
  • Rancher and Farmer liability including claims related to land use, equipment and livestock
  • Personal injury defense arising from all risks
  • Insurance Bad Faith and Breach of Contract

Matt has tried in excess of 75 jury trials in State and Federal Courts throughout Arizona as sole or lead counsel, involving a broad spectrum of claims including catastrophic injury and/or economic loss; death; brain, spinal cord and other profound, permanent or debilitating injures; product defect involving a broad spectrum of products including motor vehicle components; large equipment and machinery; appliances and other consumer products.

Matt started his practice with a large Phoenix law firm upon graduating from law school in 1987. He became an equity shareholder with that firm in 1992 and then joined a boutique litigation firm as an equity shareholder in 1996 where he remained until joining Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard and Smith in 2011.

Education :

  • University of Arizona College of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1987
  • University of Arizona, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Finance and Marketing), 1984

Admissions :

  • State Bar Admissions, Arizona
  • United States Courts of Appeals & Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • State Supreme Courts, Arizona Supreme Court
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of Arizona
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Associations :

  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Arizona’s Finest Lawyers
  • Fiesta Bowl Committee

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North Central Avenue 2929
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