Matthew R. Shindell

Matthew R. Shindell: Attorney with Goldberg Segalla LLP AV stamp icon
  • Partner at Goldberg Segalla LLP (403 Attorneys)
  • 1700 Market Street, Suite 1418, Philadelphia, PA 19103-3907
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Matthew R. 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 also has experience at the trial and appellate levels, and recently earned a defense verdict in a legal malpractice case involving an underlying nursing home matter as well as 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 regularly writes articles for legal, consumer, and trade publications on topics pertaining to his areas of practice.

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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Civic Activities

•Judge of Elections for Montgomery County, Pennsylvania - Whitemarsh Middle 3


•Twelve Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
May 13, 2016
•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


•Fifteen Goldberg Segalla Attorneys Featured in 2018 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
May 18, 2018
•Goldberg Segalla Names New Partners
January 5, 2015
•Goldberg Segalla Announces New Partners, Special Counsel Promotions
January 2, 2013


•Legal Malpractice Claim Stemming From Complex Contract Negotiation Tossed Out on Appeal
September 11, 2018
•Appellate Court Upholds Insurer's Right to Deny Coverage Based on CGL Exclusion
September 9, 2016
•Goldberg Segalla Successful for Insurer in Retrospective Workers’ Compensation Case
June 27, 2011
•Reported Cases for Matthew R. Shindell


•Professional Liability Matters


• The State of the Art in Pa. Failure-to-Warn Cases , Philadelphia Business Journal, June 24, 2016
• Standard of Liability in Failure-to-Warn Asbestos Case , Amicus Brief on behalf of the National Association of Manufacturers for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, March 14, 2016
• When a Defective Product Becomes a Retailer’s Problem: Indemnification Agreements and Available Defenses (Co-Author), Inside Counsel, September 29, 2014
• Three’s a Crowd: The Impact of Third-Party Observers on Neuropsychological Exams (Co-Author), American Bar Association Minority Trial Lawyer, September 4, 2014
• The New Wave of Food Labeling Litigation: Primary Defenses and Practical Considerations, (Co-Author), 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
• The ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ of Counterfeit Electronic Parts (Co-Author), IndustryWeek, July 22, 2013
• The New Food Fight: Defending Against Labeling Litigation (Co-Author), Food Manufacturing, May 21, 2013
• Fifty States Of Mold Claims: A Comprehensive Survey of Defense Strategies, Coverage Exclusions, and Liability Implications Across the U.S. (Co-Author), Mealey’s Litigation Report: Mold, January 2013


• 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

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Management and Professional Liability
  • Health Care
  • Product Liability
  • Cannabis Law
  • Risk and Litigation Avoidance Strategies

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
267.519.6840  Phone
267.519.6801  Fax
University Attended:
University of Maryland at College Park, B.S., 1998
Law School Attended:
Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2001
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey; U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Pennsylvania; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; 2001, Pennsylvania; 2001, New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

•Defense Research Institute
•National Association of Manufacturers
•Claims and Litigation Management Alliance
•Fellow of the ABOTA National Trial College

Birth Information:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 4, 1976
Reported Cases:
Representative Matters: Achieved a defense verdict for a client in a legal malpractice case involving an underlying nursing home matter; Obtained a non-suit in a professional liability action against an attorney
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (12 reviews)
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  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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  • 4.6/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 09/18/12 in Products Liability

    Thoughtful, hardworking, good common sense.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 09/07/12 in Medical Malpractice

    In addition to Matt being a great attorney, he is a quality person with high ethical standards and excellent judgment.

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