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Matthew A. Sherman


Matthew A. Sherman

Matthew Sherman is a trial lawyer with a multifaceted litigation practice focusing on general and complex business litigation, personal injury litigation, and class action litigation. Mr. Sherman has successfully represented companies and individuals, both as plaintiffs and defendants. Prior to joining Chehardy Sherman Williams, Mr. Sherman interned for Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Greg G. Guidry and served as an Assistant District Attorney, for the Parish of Jefferson, State of Louisiana. While an Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Sherman was assigned to the Family Violence Unit where he prosecuted and tried numerous felony cases involving domestic disputes. 

Mr. Sherman has been inducted into the New Orleans CityBusiness magazine “Hall of Fame” at the young age of 35 years old as a result of being named a CityBusiness “Leader in Law” in 2017, 2018, and 2019. He has also been recognized by New Orleans Magazine as a “Top Lawyer” in Commercial Litigation (2016), Products Liability Law (2015), and Appellate Practice (2017 and 2018).

Community involvement is also an important role in Mr. Sherman’s success. He has served or is currently serving as a Director for the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation, the Chairman for Foundation Preparatory Charter School, a Member of the East Jefferson General Hospital Foundation’s Annual Golf Classic Committee, a Member of the Metairie Park Country Day Alumni Board, a Member of the Audubon Institute’s Scales and Ales Host Committee, the Second Vice-President of the Lake Vista Property Owners Association, and the Treasurer of the Lake Vista Crime Prevention District. Mr. Sherman also is or has been a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, Louisiana Association of Justice, and the Jefferson Parish Bar Association.

Mr. Sherman received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, and his Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.

  • Education:
    • Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX - B.A., 2006
    • Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, New Orleans, LA - J.D., 2009
  • Licenses:
    • Admitted to the Louisiana Bar, 2009
    • Admitted to Practice: U.S. Eastern District Court of Louisiana
  • Noteworthy Experience:
    • Assistant District Attorney, Family Violence Unit, Jefferson Parish, LA-2009-2011
  • Professional Organizations & Memberships:
    • Louisiana Bar Association
    • Louisiana Association of Justice
    • Jefferson Parish Bar Association
  • Awards & Accolades:
    • 2017 - New Orleans CityBusiness "Leader in Law"
    • 2015 - New Orleans Magazine "Top Lawyer" in Products Liability Law
    • 2016 – New Orleans Magazine “Top Lawyer” in Commercial Litigation
    • 2017 – New Orleans Magazine “Top Lawyer” in Appellate Pracitce;
    • 2018 – New Orleans Magazine “Top Lawyer” in Appellate Pracitce;
    • 2018 – New Orleans CityBusiness “Leader in Law”
    • 2019 – New Orleans CityBusiness “Leader in Law”
    • 2019 – New Orleans CityBusiness “Leader in Law” Hall of Fame Inductee
  • Community & Civic Involvement:
    • Director, Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation
    • Member, Metairie Park Country Day Alumni Board
    • Member, Foundation Preparatory Charter School Founding Board
    • Member, East Jefferson General Hospital Foundation's Annual Golf Classic Committee
    • Former 2nd Vice President, Lake Vista Property Owners Association
    • Former Treasurer, Lake Vista Crime Prevention District
    • Member, Audubon Institute's Scales & Ales Host Committee
  • Publications & Published Works:
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