Matthew A. Mensik
Primary Practice: Litigation
J.D., University of Washington, 2011, Order of the Barristers, President of Moot Court Honor Board, TYLA National Mock Trial Team
B.A., History, Eastern Washington University, 2008 summa cum laude, EWU Mock Trial Team
Matt Mensik practices in the areas of commercial, employment, class action, and medical negligence litigation. He has tried cases in federal court, state superior court, and before the United States Department of Labor. Matt's diverse trial experience includes cases involving medical negligence, wrongful death, actions against "producers" in a $135 million Ponzi scheme, and employment retaliation. He also has experience litigating cases involving the first amendment, and representing clients at hearings before the Spokane County Hearing Examiner.
Prior to joining the firm as an attorney, Matt was a summer associate with Witherspoon Kelley and a Judicial Extern to Magistrate Judge James P. Hutton, Federal District Court, Eastern District of Washington. He also served for four years as an infantryman in the United States Marine Corps. Matt's service took him to fifteen countries on four continents. As a member of the First Battalion, Eighth Marine Regiment, Matt fought in the Second Battle of Fallujah in November of 2004, and was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal with combat distinguishing "V" device for heroic and valorous actions during the battle.
Licensed to practice in Washington
Joined Witherspoon Kelley in 2012
United States District Court, Eastern District of Washington
United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Washington
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
Washington State Bar Association's Young Lawyer Delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates, Aug 2015 - Aug 2017