“Matek & Mazar, LLC, has for so many years provided our company with first-rate subrogation and collections services. There are many vendors out there, but very few are as successful and responsive to our recovery needs than Matek & Mazar.”
Fernando Schmiel, Claims Adjuster


About Michael S. Matek, Attorney at Law

Michael S. Matek

As founding partner of Matek & Mazar, LLC, Michael Matek brings more than 25 years of experience in law practice.


  • B.A. Brandeis University: 1979
  • J.D. Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law: 1983


  • Partner, Matek & Mazar, LLC: 2007-present
  • Chairperson-Qualified Arbitrator:
    • Cook County Circuit Court Arbitration
    • Lake County Circuit Court Arbitration
    • FINRA
  • Legislative Liaison: Chicago Bar Association Collection Law Committee: 1996-1997

Professional Experience

Mr. Matek has contributed articles to the Illinois Creditors Bar Newsletter and has lectured to lawyers on various related topics. Mr. Matek is a founding member of the Illinois Creditors Bar. He has been on the board since its inception and has served as its president for two separate terms. He has served the organization in many other capacities as well including lecturing at its legal seminars.

Bar Admissions

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  • Illinois Bar Association: 1983
  • New York Bar Association: 1990
  • Federal Trial Bar Association: 1989

Areas of Concentration

  • Subrogation and Insurance Recovery
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Judgment Enforcement
  • Securities Litigation
  • Allied areas