Matthew R. Eslick


Matthew R. Eslick

Matthew has an active litigation and trial practice with a focus on insurance defense matters.   In his nearly 20 years of practice, Matthew has worked at firms large and small, both in house and in private practice. He has defended individuals, businesses and insurers of all sizes in state, federal and appellate courts throughout Minnesota and Iowa  Matthew enjoys problem solving clients’ needs as efficiently and effectively as possible.

Matthew attended the Drake University for both his Juris Doctor and for his undergraduate B.A. and B.S. degrees, majoring in Mathematics, English and Law, Politics, and Society.

Outside the office, Matthew has served on the board of the American Mock Trial Association for over 20 years, is a relentless consumer of political and economic news, has been accused of being a competent cook, and is an unabashed fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes.


Legal Secretary:

Becky Oen


Bar Admissions
  • Iowa, 2005
  • Minnesota, 2009
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District and Southern Districts of Iowa, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota, 2020
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2023
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2023
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri. 2023
  • J.D., Drake University 2005, with highest honors
  • B.A., Drake University (English; Law, Politics & Society), 2002, with University Honors
  • B.S., Drake University (Mathematics), 2002, with University Honors
  • Recognized by the Drake University Law School as a 150 in 150 award winner, honoring the top 150 alumni for the first 150 years of the law school’s existence.
  • One of two recipients of multiple Alumni of the Year Award winners as recognized by the Drake Law School Moot Court Board.
Associations & Memberships
  • Minnesota Defense Lawyers Association