Matthew A. Hesketh

Member

Phoenix, Arizona

Phone: 602.240.3034

Fax: 602.240.6600

mhesketh@shermanhoward.com

Education

  • Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, 2011
    • Order of the Coif
  • Bachelor of Arts, with Honors, in Political Science and History, summa cum laude, University of Arizona, 2008
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Matthew Hesketh is a member of the Sherman & Howard Litigation, Trials & Appeals group and focuses on contractual disputes, corporate and business matters, administrative law, and appellate litigation. Matt has significant experience working with government entities, and he also represents businesses and public employers in labor and employment litigation, including discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination lawsuits.

Experience

BUSINESS LITIGATION

  • Advocates for Individuals With Disabilities LLC v. MidFirst Bank, 279 F. Supp. 3d 891 (D. Ariz. 2017).
  • R. England, Inc. v. Swift Transportation Co., 313 F.R.D. 650 (D. Utah 2016).

 

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

  • Cannabis Nurses Ass’n v. Ariz. Dep’t of Health Servs., 242 Ariz. 62, 392 P.3d 506 (App. 2017).
  • Parsons v. Ariz. Dep’t of Health Servs., 242 Ariz. 320, 395 P.3d 709 (App. 2017).

 

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT

  • Coleman v. Home Health Res. Inc., 269 F. Supp. 3d 935 (D. Ariz. 2017).

Publications & Presentations

PRESS

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

PRESENTATIONS

  • Managing the Medical Marijuana Employee
    Annual Arizona Labor & Employment Law Seminar | September 2019
  • The Big 5: What You Must Know
    Annual Colorado Labor & Employment Law Conference | May 2017
  • The Big 5: What You Must Know
    Annual Arizona Labor & Employment Law Conference | April 2017
  • Workplace Violence: Lessons From Mass Shootings and Other Incidents of Violence
    Annual Arizona Labor & Employment Seminar | April 2016

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • Board of Directors, Arizona Educational Foundation
  • Horace Rumpole Inn of Court
  • Phoenix Community Alliance

Highlights

  • Super Lawyers, “Rising Star – Litigation,” Arizona (2020)
  • Super Lawyers, “Rising Stars,” Southwest (2016 – 2019)