Biography

Matt Shorey is a partner and skilled trial lawyer having argued and won jury and bench trials in jurisdictions throughout Missouri. With a multifaceted practice spanning a wide range of litigation subsets, Matt primarily focuses on the defense of medical malpractice, insurance, product liability, tort, utility, municipal, construction, and commercial actions. Matt also has extensive health law experience, including advising and lecturing to physicians and health care administrators.

Matt’s experience in private practice and as in-house counsel for the medical campus of a higher education institution lends to his deep understanding of client needs and ability to address concerns before they arise.

In the medical malpractice arena, Matt has defended hospitals, physicians, nurses and other providers.

Matt has defended many different tort cases, including claims for battery, benzene exposure, commercial transportation accidents, fraud, malicious prosecution, negligence, negligent misrepresentation, strict liability, premises liability, punitive damages and wrongful death. Matt has also litigated Missouri Merchandising Practices Act claims and has significant experience defending claims alleging punitive damages, including having been part of the winning trial team defending a class action lawsuit in which significant punitive damages were sought.

Matt has litigated construction claims involving construction management, construction and design defects, project delays and mechanic’s liens.

Matt has a deep understanding of insurance and insurance law, as well significant experience representing insurers in matters relating to life, health and disability insurance policies, including ERISA cases. He has successfully defended claims involving misrepresentation, lapse, accidental death and dismemberment, conditional receipt, denials and terminations of disability benefits, vexatious refusal, legal disability, stop loss insurance, procurement of insurance and beneficiary designations, among others.

Matt has significant litigation experience relating to utilities, including at trial and injunction hearings. He also has trial level and appellate experience with litigation involving municipalities.

Background

Before joining Armstrong Teasdale, Matt served as Senior Associate General Counsel for a major metropolitan university. Prior to that, he spent nearly 17 years in private practice.

Matt also previously served as law clerk for Judge Lawrence G. Crahan of the Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District.

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law  (J.D., cum laude, 1998)
  • University of Missouri  (B.A., magna cum laude, 1995)

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois

Professional Activities

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • The American Health Lawyers Association

Languages

  • French
Contact Us
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  • Denver, CO
  • Edwardsville, IL
  • Jefferson City, MO
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • New York, NY
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Princeton, NJ
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • St. Louis, MO
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