Kansas City Business Attorney | Swanson Bernard

Matthew Hogan


Matthew M. Hogan


Matthew helps employers and insurance companies resolve worker’s compensation issues with fairness and efficiency. He handles matters through settlement, arbitration and litigation, and he works within all levels of his clients’ organizations. For example, in his representation of National Football League teams, he has defended claims from front-office personnel, stadium crews, cheerleaders and professional athletes.

Matthew understands the business challenges inherent in worker’s compensation, from employee relations to injury prevention to accounting for prolonged delays; he provides proactive and tenacious advocacy.

Throughout 15 years of experience, he has addressed workplace issues such as repetitive use injuries, cumulative trauma, safety violations, workplace violence and drug and alcohol abuse. Matthew has successfully defended employers and insurance companies before administrative judges, the Missouri Labor and Industrial Relations Commission, the Kansas Department of Labor’s Appeals Board, and the Court of Appeals in both Kansas and Missouri.

Practice Areas


  • Missouri

  • Kansas


  • J.D., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 2000

  • B.A., University of Missouri – Columbia, 1996