Matthew was listed as a Rising Star in the 2013 - 2017 editions of Super Lawyers in the areas of Workers Compensation, State, Local and Municipal Law and General Litigation. He was 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. In 2016, Matthew was named one of the 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 in leadership roles.
In addition to his legal work, Matthew is a 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, a global legal network of top law firms and corporations, where he 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 Board of Corporators for Hartford Hospital, and also sits on the Executive Committee for the hospital’s Young Leaders Advisory Council. A passionate advocate for the state of Connecticut’s capital region, Matthew 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 also improving the city's cultural network and creating a stronger economy.
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
Protecting Life While Protecting Rights-Today’s Young Lawyers Will Lead the Way in the Era of Terrorism
By Matthew S. Necci, Connecticut Lawyer, 03/01/2016
Five Tips for the Newly Admitted Attorney
By Matthew S. Necci, Connecticut Lawyer, 10/01/2015
Failure-A Young Lawyer’s Best Friend
Connecticut Lawyer, 11/03/2015
Compliance with the Fee Schedule in the Connecticut Workers' Compensation Commission - A Common Sense Approach
Compensation Quarterly, 07/01/2011
Halloran & Sage Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers
Hartford’s Assets Praised in HBJ article by Matt Necci and Peter Meggers
Halloran & Sage Announces Cybersecurity Practice Group
Firm Attorneys Named 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Matthew Necci Named to HBJ 20th Annual “40 Under Forty” List
Firm Sponsoring YLS Diversity Town Hall
Firm Attorneys Recognized as 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Firm Attorneys Elected to Posts on CBA’s Young Lawyers Section
Donation Brings Checkerboard Tables to Bushnell Park
H & S Attorneys Included in 2014 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List
Two H&S Attorneys Selected for 2014 CT Law Tribune New Leaders in the Law Honor
Halloran & Sage LLP Announces New Partners
Matthew Necci Appointed to Board of Editors for CBA Compensation Quarterly
CBA Young Lawyer’s Section Elects Matthew Necci
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