​Matthew J. Malleis​ joins Secrest Wardle’s Grand Rapids office as a Partner. He is a member of the Firm’s Motor Vehicle Litigation, Premises Liability, and Property, Fire and Casualty Practice Groups. Mr. Malleis has over 18 years of experience professionally managing a wide range of general negligence, insurance defense, business, product liability, and auto and trucking matters.

He specializes in civil litigation and has successfully represented dozens of insurance carriers in a variety of tort and contract matters.

Mr. Malleis earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (magna cum laude) and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Aquinas College (cum laude). Mr. Malleis a member of the State Bar of Michigan and is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Secrest Wardle is a law firm specializing in defense litigation and counsel for insurance, municipal, and commercial clients headquartered in Troy, Michigan, with additional offices in Grand Rapids and Lansing. For additional information, please visit www.secrestwardle.com​.