Matthew T. Swift

Matthew T. Swift

Kansas City, Missouri

Matt Swift joined Edgar Law Firm in 2016. He focuses his practice on complex commercial-litigation matters and class-action work. Matt has represented clients in state and federal courts throughout the country, including courts in Kansas, Missouri, Texas, and California. 
Before joining Edgar Law Firm, Matt worked for a Kansas City firm, where he defended clients in professional liability, construction, and commercial-litigation cases. Matt's commercial-litigation experience is extensive and diverse, and ranges from representing local entrepreneurs in business disputes to representing national and international companies in matters with eight-figure damage claims. He has also worked on a wide range of local and nationwide class-action matters, including wage and hour and consumer-protection claims. Matt's courtroom experience includes multiple jury trials, and he handles cases from their inception through all phases of discovery and trial. 
Outside of the office, Matt and his wife, Christin, spend much of their time with their three young children.

Areas of Practice

  • Class Actions
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Torts
  • Construction Litigation
  • Consumer Protection
  • Legal Malpractice

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2010
  • Missouri, 2011
  • Kansas, 2012
  • U.S. District Court District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri


  • Notre Dame Law School, Notre Dame, Indiana
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Law School Fellowship Recipient
    • Honors: Dean's List
  • Kansas State University
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: International Studies

Honors and Awards

  • Selected as “Rising Star” in Business Litigation by Super Lawyers, 2014, 2015, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
  • American Association for Justice
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • KCMBA Bar Leadership Academy Graduate, 2013

Pro Bono Activities

  • Catholic Lawyers Guild of Kansas City
  • Notre Dame Club of Kansas City