Matthew J. Piers

Matt Piers Among One of the Leading & Emerging Lawyers in Illinois

HSPRD is proud to announce Matt Piers among one of the Leading & Emerging Government & Public Finance […]

HSPRD Settles Hospice Whistleblower Claim in $54 Million Deal

HSPRD attorneys Matthew Piers, Juliet Berger-White, Caryn Lederer, and Charlie Wysong represented the relator-plaintiff in a case that settled as part of a […]

HSPRD Files Amici Curiae Brief in Santa Clara Sanctuary Cities Lawsuit

On March 22, 2017, HSPRD filed an amici curiae (friends of the court) brief on behalf of a group of police chiefs and sheriffs from jurisdictions across the country.

15 HSPRD Attorneys Named By Super Lawyers 2017

We are proud to announce that twelve of our attorneys have been selected as 2016 Illinois Super Lawyers and three of our attorneys have been selected as 2016 Illinois Rising Stars.

HSPRD’s Continued Commitment to Justice

Our firm has and will continue to tirelessly work to protect the rights of these and other vulnerable individuals, including, if necessary, by challenging government action that is discriminatory, unconstitutional, or unlawful.

HSPRD Has Largest Reported Business Settlement in Chicago in 2016

HSPRD is proud to be recognized by Chicago Lawyer Magazine, in their annual settlements survey, for the largest reported settlement of an Illinois business case during 2016.

HSPRD Files Lawsuit Alleging Cook County Bail Practices Unconstitutional

A newly filed lawsuit against Cook County judges alleges that thousands of impoverished arrestees are being illegally detained in Cook County jail due solely to their inability to pay their monetary bonds, and that the illegal practices complained of disparately impact African Americans.

HSPRD’S First Steps Toward Victory Against Chicago Housing Authority

September 28, 2016 marks the first step towards a change in Chicago Public Housing’s utility allowance practices.

HSPRD and AIC file Lawsuit seeking transparency in the H-1B lottery

HSPRD and the American Immigration Council (AIC), are acting as co-counsel in a lawsuit against U.S. Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) seeking more transparency in the annual H–1B visa lottery system.

Matthew Piers Co-hosts Reception for Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth

HSPRD shareholder Matthew Piers will be co-hosting a fundraising reception for U.S. Senate Candidate Tammy Duckworth on Tuesday, May 24th in Washington, D.C.

HSPRD Attorneys Included as Leading Lawyers in the Daily Law Bulletin

The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin ran a piece on Leading Lawyers in their Law Day Special Edition today.

HSPRD hosts ACS Chicago Chapter book talk with Ari Berman

HSPRD hosted Ari Berman, author of “Give Us the Ballot,” for a book talk as part of the American Constitution Society Chicago Chapter Luncheon earlier this week.

Matt Piers and Claudia Flores honored by the Law Project at the CCH

HSPRD shareholder Matt Piers and Claudia Flores, former attorney at HSPRD, were honored by Law Project at the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless at the Justice Circle Reception last evening.

Media Outlets Cover Presbyterian Homes Lawsuit Press Conference

HSPRD, last week filed a class action lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court against Presbyterian Homes on behalf of elderly residents of three Chicago subsidized-rent apartment buildings

Mathew Piers Speaks At The NLLSA Annual Conference

HSPRD’s Matthew Piers spoke at a panel for the National Latino Law Student Association’s 19th annual conference held recently at the Northwestern University School of Law.

HSPRD Files Lawsuit Against Chicago Housing Authority

Last week, HSPRD along with the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law filed a federal class action lawsuit on behalf of Chicago public housing residents against the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA).