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F. Matt Aerni

Matt Aerni fights for your interests in insurance disputes. He worked for several years on the other side of the battle and now uses that knowledge to put individuals ahead of insurance companies when pursuing a personal injury claim. His years as an insurance adjustor gave him unique insight into how insurance companies put their own interest ahead of yours, and provided him with a unique toolset to beat them at their own game. He saw firsthand how they do whatever they can to reduce the amount they pay to injured parties and changed careers to use that knowledge to help fight for those who do not have the resources to fight themselves.

Matt takes great pride in his work and helping clients take back control of their life after a serious injury. He stands shoulder to shoulder with clients throughout their cases, providing them with the legal support they need to hold negligent parties and insurance companies accountable. When he represents you, you can rest assured he will be there to fight your battle. As a former client put it: “I trusted Matt Aerni and he walked this journey with me side by side. Never did I feel I was in this situation alone.”

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More about Matt Aerni

14 Years of Practicing
1,985 Clients Represented
$1 Million Largest Settlement Won
1 President Met
"The firm is awesome! Matt Aerni was very professional and a joy to work with on my case." - M.C.
Matt discusses case law with fellow Berry Law attorney Andrew Strotman

Dedicated to His Craft

Matt is dedicated to his work. His dedication has been evident in the results he has helped clients and the firm achieve, which includes 6 figure settlements and recognition as Expertise’s 2020 Best Personal Injury Attorneys in Lincoln and US Legal Elite Awards’ 2019 Personal Injury Law Firm of the Year in Nebraska.

His dedication goes beyond just the monetary compensation he helps clients receive. When you work with Matt, you will quickly realize that he doesn’t treat clients like a case file. He goes above and beyond to ensure you are personally taken care of, both inside and outside of the courtroom.

Dedicated to His Other ‘Crafts’

When he’s not battling insurance companies and protecting his clients’ best interest, Matt spends his spare time doing a variety of activities. He is an avid outdoorsman and homebrewer. Matt is also a well-respected woodworker and has built a large collection of wooden pieces. In fact, he has even been known to craft custom gifts for clients after helping them win the compensation they deserve. Matt is also a proud father and husband. He and his wife enjoy raising their children here in Lincoln.

Matt with Berry Law teammates at the annual Run to St. Lo, a run that commemorates the Nebraska soldiers who perished in the liberation of France.

Matt's Credentials

Area of Practice

  • Construction Accidents
  • Catastrophic Injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Highway Accidents
  • Car Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court District of Nebraska


  • J.D., University of Nebraska College of Law, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • B.A., University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Izaac Walton League
  • Midlands Wood Turners Association


  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers

Client Perspective

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Berry Law Firm. Was really good didn’t hesitate on anything always fought what was best for me. I am very satisfied

- A.R., Review on Google 03/21
6940 O St, Suite 400
Lincoln, NE68510
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