Matthew Shindell is a partner in the firm's Philadelphia office, where his practice primarily concentrates on the defense of complex liability claims involving consumer products and industrial equipment. He also defends medical malpractice claims against physicians, nurses, medical practice groups, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and community clinics. Matthew has experience at the trial and appellate levels. He recently earned a defense verdict in a legal malpractice case involving an underlying nursing home matter. Moreover, he recently obtained a non-suit in a professional liability action against an attorney.  In addition to his product and professional liability experience, Matthew routinely handles complex commercial cases.

He is also a 2012 graduate of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) National Trial College at Harvard Law School. He regularly writes articles for legal, consumer, and trade publications on topics pertaining to his areas of practice. Matthew is a co-editor of the firm's Product Liability Playbook: Insights Into Product Liability, Risk Avoidance, and Consumer Fraud Class Actions blog. 

Honors
  • AV Preeminent Peer-Review Rating (Martindale-Hubbell)
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2010, 2012–17 (Thomson Reuters)
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Professional Affiliations
  • National Association of Manufacturers
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
  • Fellow of the ABOTA National Trial College
Civic Activities
  • Judge of Elections for Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — Whitemarsh Middle 3
Admitted to Practice
  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Education
  • ABOTA National Trial College, 2012
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • University of Maryland at College Park, B.S., 1998
Publications/Presentations