Matt Riley

Location: Austin, Texas
Phone: 512-499-8900
Fax: 512-320-8906

Educational Background

Matt Riley graduated from the Lamar University with a degree in Finance and went on to complete his law degree at the University of Houston Law Center.While in law school Mr. Riley received multiple “Best Speaker” awards at national moot court competitions and received the “Best Brief” award at a national competition with teams from over 70 law schools present.

Legal Background

Since beginning his practice, Matt has gained considerable experience on both sides of the docket. Like the other lawyers at Shaw Cowart, Matt represents several corporations and businesses in their litigation and pre-litigation needs, while also continuing to help injured victims who have been wronged due to the negligence of others.

Recent experience and results include drafting and arguing multiple successful motions for summary judgment in claims ranging from a multi-million dollar antitrust claim to products liability cases filed against corporate clients, and, along with Ethan Shaw, successfully defending a $700,000 personal injury claim filed against a corporate client, trying the case to a jury in federal court and receiving a take nothing judgment. Matt also has notable experience assisting victims of defective Depuy hip implants and, more recently, victims of defective transvaginal mesh implants that experienced resulting health issues.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Coverage


  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas
    • J.D.
  • Lamar University
    • B.A. Finance

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