During the past two decades, Todd Mathews has secured numerous multi-million dollar trial verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, successfully representing plaintiffs nationwide across product liability, personal injury, employment, sexual abuse, class action, mass tort, and whistleblower cases.

Todd served as co-lead trial counsel to the Official Committee of Talc Claimants in the Johnson & Johnson bankruptcy of its special purpose subsidiary LTL Management. For more please visit here. 

His courtroom efforts have not gone unnoticed. Todd is a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, an invitation-only organization composed of premier trial lawyers from each state or region, and is a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in America.

A partner in Bailey Glasser’s St. Louis, MO and Maryville IL offices, Todd joined the firm in September 2021.

Todd serves on the plaintiff’s executive committee of both the Atrium Hernia Mesh Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) in New Hampshire and the Smith and Nephew Hips MDL in Maryland. He also holds leadership committee positions on the Bard Hernia Mesh Coordinated Cases, Mirena PTC MDL, and Taxotere MDL. He serves the Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers as a representative to the American Association of Justice’s board of governors.

A regular organizer of and speaker at legal symposiums worldwide, Todd designs events that facilitate leadership roles, reflect organizational structure, and encourage coordinated litigation efforts. His conferences have featured hundreds of U.S. law firms.

Todd holds a J.D. from Nova Southeastern University School of Law, as well as a bachelor’s degree from Southern Illinois University.

Awards & Accolades

Super Lawyers, Illinois (2024) 

Best Lawye
rs in America, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action - Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Product Liability Law - Plaintiffs, Webster Groves, MO (2024) 


Rated by Super Lawyers

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J.D., Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, 1996

B.A., Southern Illinois University, 1994


  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • Florida
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit


Representative Matters

  • Served as the co-lead counsel for the Talc Creditors Committee in the LTL/J&J bankruptcy. To learn more about that matter please visit here.

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National Trial Lawyers Association

Madison County Bar Association

Missouri Bar Association Solo and Small Firm Committee

Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys

American Association for Justice

American Association for Justice Leaders Forum

National Asbestos Mesothelioma Trial Lawyers

Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

American Bar Association

Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

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