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Matthew J. Schad - New Albany, IN

223 East Spring Street New Albany, IN 47150

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Updated: 08/21/2023

New Albany Personal Injury Lawyer


Matt Schad is a trial lawyer. He's been representing injured people here in Southern Indiana for more than 25 years. Trial lawyers are those select few attorneys who have made the commitment to never back down and stand up for their clients in front of jury, even when it's the hard thing to do. He only represents injured people.

Matt has acted as lead counsel in over 50 jury trials and has won multiple seven (and eight) figure verdicts...

About Matthew J. Schad

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury 50%
  • Insurance Bad Faith 10%
  • Civil Rights 10%
  • Trial Consulting 10%
  • Medical Malpractice 10%
  • Products Liability 5%
  • Nursing Home Negligence 5%


  • 90%


Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 1994
  • Indiana, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana


  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Best Oralist award on the Moot Court team
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1990
    Honors: cum laude
    Major: Ancient Greek, Latin, Classical Civilization


Other Sources of Feedback About Matthew J. Schad

Included on the 2024 Indiana list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Indiana Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Matthew J. Schad on Super Lawyers


  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • AV Rating from Martindale Hubble. “AV” is the highest peer reviewed rating an attorney can achieve for skill and ethics, awarded to less than 5% of all attorneys.
  • FindLaw “Super Lawyer” for over 10 consecutive years
  • 665Meritorious Service Medal, U.S. Army
  • “Best Oralist” for trial competition, Florida State University
  • Young Trial Lawyer of the Year in Indiana, 2003
  • Past President, Floyd County Bar Association
  • Past Board Member, Indiana Trial Lawyers
  • Graduated with Honors from Indiana University
  • Graduated with Honors from Florida State University School of Law


Office Information


223 East Spring Street New Albany, IN 47150


  • 812-945-5335


Representative Cases

  • $22 million verdict - child toxic exposure (highest in Floyd County history)
  • $2.3 million verdict - construction site injury
  • $1.2 million verdict - civil rights/negligence against Harrison County Sheriff Department
  • $900,000 verdict - insurance bad faith
  • $700,000 - medical malpractice
  • $665,000 - motor vehicle spinal injury
  • $330,000 - soft tissue injuries
  • $519,000 - soft tissue injuries
  • $5.7 million settlement - trucking accident
  • $4.3 million settlement - child traumatic brain injury
  • $1.2 million settlement - insurance bad faith
  • $2.1 million settlement - products liability, defective ATV
  • $1.2 million settlement - medical malpractice
  • $6.7 million settlement - trucking case

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