Matthew Bergman is an attorney, law professor, philanthropist and community activist. He is the founder of the Social Media Victims Law Center and Bergman Draper Oslund Udo; a professor at Lewis & Clark Law school; and member of the board of directors of nonprofit institutions in higher education, national security, civil rights, worker protection, and the arts.
Matthew is nationally known for his work in product liability litigation and has recovered over $950 million on behalf of his clients. He has litigated over 1,200 product liability cases, conducted over 25 jury trials, and has been counsel in over 20 reported appellate cases. Matthew has chaired and keynoted national and international seminars on toxic tort litigation and bankruptcy. He has testified before the U.S. Congress, was appointed to a dozen creditors’ committees in toxic tort cases, and serves the advisory committees of several multi-billion-dollar asbestos trusts. He has carried the fight for injured victims from the courthouse to federal and state legislatures and works closely with medical providers throughout the northwest.