Matthew L. Hendricksen is a partner in Plunkett Cooney's Chicago office who focuses his commercial litigation practice advocating on behalf of both large national banks and smaller regional banks, as well as other commercial clients in a wide variety of banking and business practice matters.

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Hendricksen worked in the investment division of a large national bank.

Admitted to practice law in state and federal courts in Illinois, Mr. Hendricksen received his law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2008. He is a member of the Illinois State and the Chicago bar associations. Mr. Hendricksen received his undergraduate degree in finance from Marquette University in 2002.

Representative Client Work

  • Representation of lenders in numerous collection lawsuits based upon loans in excess of $1 million
  • Served as counsel to secured lenders in several troubled construction and development projects, including obtaining the appointment of a receiver
  • Representation of lenders in bankruptcy proceedings, including petitions to deny debtors discharge of debts
  • Representation of creditors in fraudulent transfer lawsuits to recover assets borrowers have attempted to hide and shelter from creditors
  • Representation of lenders in replevin actions of commercial trucks
  • Representation of lenders in priority disputes with mechanic’s lien claimants
  • Representation of landlords in evictions of commercial tenants
  • Representation of creditors in proceedings to obtain turnover of borrowers’ assets
  • Representation of lenders in the modification and forbearance of troubled loans
  • Representation of lenders and creditors in appeals before the Illinois Appellate Court

Professional Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association



  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, magna cum laude, J.D., 2008
  • Marquette University, B.S., 2002


  • Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 2012


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