Matthew Merrill

Shareholder in Kansas City, MO

Matt has been defending health care providers in Missouri and Kansas for over 23 years. He joined Sandberg Phoenix in 2022 and is a member of the Health Law practice group. Matt has tried cases and argued in the appellate courts in Missouri and Kansas, and is licensed in both states, as well as the State of Washington.

Matt’s practice emphasizes the defense of litigation involving professional liability claims including nursing home defense, medical malpractice defense, dental malpractice defense, allied health care provider defense and other complex civil litigation matters.

Matt was born in Kansas City, Missouri, attended a local high school and graduated from the University of Kansas and the University of Kansas School of Law. 

When Matt is not working he enjoys spending time with his daughters, weightlifting and motorcycling. Additionally, Matt is actively involved in various organizations within the Kansas City community and is on the Board of Directors of After the Harvest, a nonprofit organization providing healthy food for hungry people in need in Missouri and Kansas.


Birth Trauma Litigation Commercial Litigation Correctional Medicine General Business Law Medical Malpractice Defense Personal Injury & Tort Defense Product, Asbestos & Toxic Tort Liability Professional Liability State Board Disciplinary Proceedings


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