Matthew R. Shindell: Lawyer with Goldberg Segalla LLP

Matthew R. Shindell

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Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Risk and Litigation Avoidance Strategies
  • Product Liability
  • Health Care
  • Professional Liability
  • Food and Beverage
Contact InfoTelephone: 267.519.6840
Fax: 267.519.6801
University University of Maryland at College Park, B.S., 1998; ABOTA National Trial College, 2012
Law SchoolWidener University School of Law, J.D., 2001
Admitted2001, Pennsylvania; 2001, 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

Professional Affiliations

•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Philadelphia Bar Association
•National Association of Manufacturers
•Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
•Counterfeit Avoidance Mark Alliance (CAMA), Board of Directors
•United States National Committee/International Electro-technical Committee Quality System (USNC/IECQ)
•fellow of the ABOTA National Trial College

BornPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1976

Matthew Shindell is a partner in the firm's Philadelphia office. He concentrates his practice in the defense of product liability matters involving consumer products and industrial equipment. Matt also defends medical malpractice claims against physicians, medical practice groups, hospitals, community clinics, and nurses. In addition, he has commercial litigation experience and recently obtained an $800, 000 judgment on behalf of a large marketing company. Matt is a contributor and Co-Editor of the firm's Product Liability Playbook: Insights Into Product Liability, Risk Avoidance, and Consumer Fraud Class Actions blog.

In August of 2012 Matthew completed the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) National Trial College at Harvard Law School. He is a graduate of Widener University School of Law, where he was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society. At Widener he also performed an externship for Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Russell Nigro.


•Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, Rising Stars, 2010, 2012-2015


• Goldberg Segalla Successful for Insurer in Retrospective Workers' Compensation Case
June 27, 2011
• Reported Cases for Matthew R. Shindell


• Eleven Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Recognized in 2015 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
June 1, 2015
• Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Recognized in 2014 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
May 23, 2014
• Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Listed in 2013 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
May 17, 2013
• Five Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Named in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
June 18, 2012
• Matthew R. Shindell selected for inclusion as “Rising Star” in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers 2010
September 1, 2010


• Goldberg Segalla Names New Partners
January 5, 2015
• Goldberg Segalla Announces New Partners, Special Counsel Promotions
January 2, 2013


• Professional Liability Matters
• Product Liability Playbook


•Co-Presenter, Product Liability Claims: Protecting and Defending the Retailer Against Supply Chain Risks, Webinar, Commercial Law Web Advisor, January 21, 2015
•Co-Editor, Product Liability Playbook: Insights Into Product Liability, Risk Avoidance, and Consumer Fraud Class Actions b log:
•Co-Author, “ When a Defective Product Becomes a Retailer's Problem: Indemnification Agreements and Available Defenses, ” Inside Counsel, September 29, 2014
•Co-Author, “ Three's a Crowd: The Impact of Third-Party Observers on Neuropsychological Exams, ” American Bar Association Minority Trial Lawyer, September 4, 2014
•Co-Author, “The New Wave of Food Labeling Litigation: Primary Defenses and Practical Considerations, ” NYSBA Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Journal, Winter 2013
•Featured in “Did You Know? Learn More About Toxic Materials and Counterfeit Products” (segment begins at 24:00), People to People: Working Together for Your Safety, September 24, 2013
• Presenter, 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
• Co-Author, “The 'Ticking Time Bomb' of Counterfeit Electronic Parts, ” IndustryWeek, July 22, 2013
• Co-Author, “The New Food Fight: Defending Against Labeling Litigation, ” Food Manufacturing, May 21, 2013
•Co-Author, “Fifty States Of Mold Claims: A Comprehensive Survey of Defense Strategies, Coverage Exclusions, and Liability Implications Across the U.S., ” Mealey's Litigation Report: Mold, January 2013


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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Overrules Azzarello But Declines Opportunity To Adopt Restatement Third of Torts
Michael D. Brophy,Matthew R. Shindell,Sean T. Stadelman, November 27, 2014
On November 19, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Tincher v. Omega Flex, Inc. Having originally granted allowance of appeal to decide whether to replace the strict liability analysis of Section 402A of the Restatement Second, Pennsylvania’s highest...

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Matthew R. Shindell

1700 Market Street, Suite 1418
PhiladelphiaPA 19103-3907


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