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Matthew Ray Swenson

Practice Areas:

  • Personal Injury
Matthew R. Swenson 5 years Badge Rated by Super Lawyers


  • Recognized by peers as a Super Lawyer, an award given only to the top 5% of practicing attorneys
  • Past President of Cattaraugus County Bar Association
  • Note and Comment Editor, Buffalo Law Review
  • Dean’s Public Service Fellowship


Matthew R. Swenson, Esq., is a founding member and shareholder in the law firm of Brady & Swenson, P.C. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Swenson trained for five years with one of the nation’s largest law firms. The elite legal training he received has enabled him to recover millions of dollars for personal injury clients and gain acquittals in jury trials for clients facing criminal charges. Mr. Swenson enjoys the strong personal relationships he builds with his clients on the shared mission to obtain justice.


  • University at Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, New York
    • J.D. – 1996
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • Hamline University, St Paul, Minnesota
    • B.A. – 1993
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: Political Science & Philosophy

Bar Admission

  • New York, 2001
  • Pennsylvania, 1997

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • Cattaraugus County Bar Association, Member
  • Board of Trustees for Archbishop Walsh Academy & Southern Tier Catholic School, 2013-2015, Member
  • Salamanca Area Kiwanis Club, 2012 to present, Member
  • Our Lady of Peace Parish Council, approx. 2010-2012 , Member

Past Positions

  • United States Senate Office of Legal Counsel, Clerk

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Religious Education Teacher, Our Lady of Peace Parish, Salamanca, New York, 2010 to present

Current Employment Position

  • Shareholder