Matthew C. Oleyer

Senior Counsel

  • Office Contact Info
  • Biography

    Matthew Oleyer is Senior Counsel in GRSM’s Boston, Providence and Hartford offices. Matt handles a wide range of litigation matters including product liability, commercial litigation, environmental, toxic tort, transportation, catastrophic personal injury and insurance coverage litigation.

    Matt has a proven track record in representing clients in product liability and toxic tort suits. His expertise encompasses various claims against manufacturers, ranging from small component parts to universally recognized producers of finished products and equipment. Matt has successfully navigated cases involving breach of contract, employment disputes, and intellectual property conflicts, showcasing his versatility in addressing diverse legal challenges.

    He has represented a diverse group of manufacturers, suppliers, hotels, banks, trucking companies, and personal service corporations.  Matt is adept at handling all phases of litigation, demonstrating his effectiveness in challenging claims at every stage.

    Additionally, Matt has experience in the defense of wrongful death claims, property damage including fire and explosion loss, catastrophic personal injury claims, commercial general liability defense and premises liability defense.


    • Massachusetts
    • Rhode Island
    • Connecticut
    • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts 
    • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island 
    • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut


    • Massachusetts Bar Association
    • Defense Research Institute     

    Community Involvement

    • Member, Impact Advisory Group
    • Commissioner, Sherborn Conservation Commission
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  • Education


    • J.D., Suffolk University of Law, 2001
    • M.B.A., Frank Sawyer School of Management. 2001
    • B.A., Political Science Hobart College
  • Honors


    • Massachusetts Rising Stars 2008 – 2011
    • Massachusetts Super Lawyers 2020 - 2023