Matthew Rutledge

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Matthew is an associate with the firm’s litigation and dispute resolution group and is developing a broad corporate and commercial litigation practice with a focus on municipal and planning law. 

He received his BSc from McMaster University in 2016 and obtained his J.D. from the University of New Brunswick in 2020, where he received the Townsend Fischer Prize in Real Estate Transactions. Prior to being admitted to the bar and joining Foglers as an associate, Matthew was both a summer and articling student with the firm.

During his time at law school, Matthew was an active volunteer with Pro Bono Students Canada and held roles within several student advocacy groups, such as Chair of Advocacy Committee for the Students for the Wrongfully Convicted Society and as an executive of OutLaw UNB.

In his free time, Matthew enjoys competitive swimming, taking his dog for walks, and exploring new restaurants.

Education & Memberships


Called to the Ontario Bar, 2021
University of New Brunswick, J.D., 2020
McMaster University, BSc., 2016