Mueller earns recognition in Missouri Lawyers Media’s 2021 class of Up & Coming Lawyers award winners

Graves Garrett attorney Matthew Mueller recently earned distinction in Missouri Lawyers Media’s 2021 class of Up & Coming Lawyers award winners. Honorees include attorneys who are age 40 or younger or in their first 10 years of practice who are positively affecting the legal profession in Missouri while demonstrating the potential for significant future success.

Winners were recognized during a ceremony Wednesday, Sept. 29, in St. Louis and profiled in a recent edition of Missouri Lawyers Weekly. This marks the sixth straight year a Graves Garrett attorney made the Up & Coming list.

Heading into his fifth year at Graves Garrett, Mueller, 29, continues to develop as an integral part of the firm, tending to his own practice while also taking the time to mentor his peers. He acknowledged that his biggest accomplishment for 2021 was assuming responsibility for providing mentoring and professional development for the firm’s interns and summer associates. “I’m taking time to think deliberately about how I can help them figure out what their career paths look like moving forward,” he said in his MLW profile.

Mueller’s profile can be read here. Please note a subscription is required.

Since joining Graves Garrett in 2017, Mueller has a built a practice focused on representing individuals and businesses across a variety of industries in complex litigation matters throughout the country. He supports the firm’s commercial litigation, white collar criminal defense, and free speech, campaign finance and election law practice groups; regularly works with clients facing government investigations and enforcement proceedings; and has been involved in highly publicized suits implicating First Amendment and other constitutional rights. He also serves as outside general counsel to a large social media company, as well as several 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations.

Mueller graduated magna cum laude from Truman State University with undergraduate degrees in psychology and justice systems. He went on to earn his law degree from the University of Missouri School of Law.