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Matthew J. Schmidt

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


  • University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., 2011, magna cum laude
  • University of Illinois, B.A., 2005, cum laude


Matthew Schmidt is a member of the firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation, as well as other federal and state-level civil litigation.

Prior to joining Pedersen & Houpt, Matthew served as a law clerk for the Honorable John W. Darrah at the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and worked as a staff attorney for the Illinois Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor.

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Professional Affililations

Professional Affiliations

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association