Matthew R. Hortenstine

Matthew R. Hortenstine

Areas of Legal Expertise

If you have a need for a well-versed attorney, Matthew R. Hortenstine at Taylor Law Offices can assist you. Since Mr. Hortenstine began practicing in the mid ‘90s, his experience is vital to Taylor Law Offices and his clients. Mr. Hortenstine has become well known in Illinois and surrounding states for his knowledge of the law and the wide range of legal skills he provides. His practice areas of municipal law on a local and state level, business & commercial law, energy law, real estate and construction law has gained him great respect in those areas.

His practice areas include:
  • Banking and finance law
  • Business and commercial law
  • Business organizations
  • Construction law
  • Energy law
  • Real estate law
  • State, local, and municipal law

Representative Clients

  • Agracel, Inc.
  • American Municipal Power, Inc.
  • City of Effingham, Illinois
  • Constellation Power, Inc.
  • EJ Water Cooperative, Inc.
  • Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc.
  • Indiana Municipal Power Agency
  • Illinois Municipal Electric Agency
  • Kentucky Municipal Power Agency
  • Lincoln Prairie Water Company
  • Midland States Bank
  • Peabody Energy
  • Prairie Power, Inc.
  • Prairie State Generating Company, LLC
  • Spectrum Energy, Inc.
  • Southern Illinois Power Cooperative
  • Wabash Valley Power Association

Bar Admission

  • Illinois, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Illinois, 1994

Educational Background

  • Washington University School of Law, St Louis, 1993
  • Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, B.A., 1989

Memberships and Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Effingham County Bar Association
Matthew R. Hortenstine
Matthew R. Hortenstine, Partner
Taylor Law Offices PC
122 East Washington Avenue
Effingham, Illinois, 62401

Legal Assistants

Paralegal - Lisa Hill
Paralegal - Lisa Hill
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