Matt Sekits is the Shareholder-in-Charge of Bullivant’s Seattle office and a member of the firm’s Board of Directors. As an accomplished trial lawyer who has successfully tried numerous cases to verdict, Matt defends corporate clients in complex commercial litigation, including class action lawsuits. He brings more than 20 years of experience as lead counsel in multi-million-dollar cases involving liability and property insurance, business torts, shareholder disputes, and catastrophic personal injury or wrongful death. Matt is a go-to lawyer for insurance carriers, handling some of the largest insurance coverage cases in the Pacific Northwest. He’s often called upon when a challenging case has gone awry, offering a fresh perspective and another path forward.
As a leader at Bullivant for many years, running a growing Seattle office that has grown five-fold in size under his stewardship, Matt can relate to clients by drawing on his own experience on the business side. He recognizes the responsibilities of business leaders today, and what it takes to be a confident leader who makes good decisions and stands by those decisions. He’s able to empathize with clients and puts himself in their shoes by taking a big picture approach and learning about their business and industry.
Given Matt’s extensive trial experience with large complex cases, he helps clients make sound decisions and crafts the best possible strategy. Clients see him as thorough and creative, with a unique ability to position a case for successful resolution, either through settlement or trial when necessary.