Joined Firm in 2021
Matt Holm is a thoughtful and committed defense litigator.
- Licensed in Hawaii, Illinois, and Wisconsin
- Former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of Honolulu
Attorney in Rockford, IL
A graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law where he received an Honors Distinction in Legal Research, Matt focuses his practice in several areas of civil litigation, including professional liability and medical malpractice defense, defense of nursing home and long-term care facility claims, commercial litigation, and general civil litigation.
Prior to joining Heyl Royster, Matt served as an Associate attorney at a firm in Honolulu, Hawaii, focusing primarily in the practice areas of foreclosure defense, condominium law, and general civil litigation in the Circuit Courts of the State of Hawaii, the District Courts of the State of Hawaii, the Land Court of the State of Hawaii, the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Hawaii, the Intermediate Court of Appeals for the State of Hawaii, and the Supreme Court of the State of Hawaii. Before practicing civil litigation, Matt was a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for the City and County of Honolulu.
While at the University of Illinois College of Law, Matt gained experience in the Civil Litigation Clinic and served as Articles Editor for the Illinois Business Law Journal. Throughout college and law school, Matt gained experience outside the classroom with various volunteer and internship roles with governmental and legal organizations, including the Office of the Illinois Governor, the U.S. Senate, and the Illinois Innocence Project. Admitted to the Bar in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Hawaii, Matt joined Heyl Royster in 2021.
J.D., University of Illinois College of Law
B.A., University of Illinois at Springfield, Political Science, cum laude,
A.A., Rock Valley College, high honors
Licensure(s) and Admission(s)
State Courts of Hawaii
State Courts of Illinois
State Courts of Wisconsin
United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Hawaii State Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
State Bar of Wisconsin
Winnebago County Bar Association