Matthew Necci is the chair of the Workers' Compensation Practice Group at Halloran & Sage LLP, providing representation for clients in workers' compensation, longshore, subrogation and general liability claims. He has considerable appellate experience, defending clients before the Compensation Review Board of the Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission, the Appellate Court of Connecticut and the Supreme Court of Connecticut.
Matthew was listed as a Rising Star in the 2013 - 2016 editions of Super Lawyers in the areas of Workers Compensation, State, Local and Municipal Law and General Litigation. He was also chosen as a member of the 2014 class for the Connecticut Law Tribune's New Leaders in the Law. The CLT selects Connecticut attorneys that display qualities in the areas of firm leadership, casework, publications and pro bono work. Most recently, he was named one of Hartford Business Journal's “40 Under Forty, an award that recognizes outstanding young professionals in the Greater Hartford area that are excelling in their industries through their leadership roles.
In addition to his legal work, Matthew is an active member of the Connecticut Bar Association, previously serving as Chair of the Young Lawyers Section, and is a former member of the Board of Editors for Compensation Quarterly, a publication of the Workers' Compensation Section. Matthew is an active member of ALFA International, and serves on the steering committee for its workers' compensation practice group.
Matthew currently serves on the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Connecticut and for Leadership Greater Hartford. He is a member of the Executive Committee for Hartford Hospital's Young Leaders Advisory Council, and also serves on the Board of Corporators for the iQuilt Plan, a culture-based urban design plan for Downtown Hartford that seeks to create a more walkable, sustainable, and welcoming downtown, while improving the city's cultural network and creating a stronger economy and workforce.
Matthew received his BA from the University of Connecticut and his JD from New York Law School.
The Loyalty of Leaders
By Matthew S. Necci, Connecticut Lawyer, 04/01/2016
Firm Attorneys Named 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars