Joanne Matousek

Senior Counsel

Chicago, IL
D 312.705.3648
[email protected]


University of Notre Dame Law School, 1987

Syracuse University, Cum Laude, 1984


Joanne Matousek is Senior Counsel at Freeman Mathis & Gary's Chicago office. Her practice focuses in the areas of professional liability and insurance coverage. Before joining FMG, Joanne was responsible for leading a practice group at an AmLaw 100 law firm where she successfully represented clients in coverage matters related to multimillion-dollar securities litigation, directors and officers liability, and employment and fidelity bonds.  

Bar Admissions


United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Representative Cases & Clients
  • Represented insurance companies, reinsurance companies, and banks in litigation and non-litigation matters, drafted insurance policies, assisted in drafting claims-handling procedures.
  • Prepared and presented arguments before circuit courts
  • Arbitrated and mediated insurance disputes
  • Handled employment-related matters in court and before the EEOC
Awards and Recognition
  • Leading Lawyer
  • Speaker at PLUS conference in NYC to 500+ people including insurance company executives, general counsel, claims managers, underwriters, brokers, and other attorneys.
  • Legal Aid Foundation “Volunteer of the Year” award