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. 

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer-Review Rating: AV Preeminent
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Products Liability: Defense, 2017–18
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2010, 2012–16
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Professional Affiliations
  • Defense Research Institute
  • 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
  • ABOTA National Trial College, 2012
  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2001
  • University of Maryland at College Park, B.S., 1998
  • "Hot Button Nursing Home Liability Issues and Best Practices for Minimizing Risks and Costs" (Co-Presenter), Ironshore CE/CLE Lunch and Learn, Hartford, CT, October 9, 2018
  • Moderator, "Medical Liability Insurance Claims Trends," Medical Liability Insurance ExecuSummit, Uncasville, CT, September 13, 2016
  • "Product Liability Claims: Protecting and Defending the Retailer Against Supply Chain Risks" (Co-Presenter), Webinar, Commercial Law Web Advisor, January 21, 2015 
  • Anti-Counterfeit Certification Webinar on Legal Repercussions Manufacturers and Suppliers May Face for Failure to Comply With Government and Industry Standards, Sponsored by DNV, July 23, 2013