Matthew Schiff is a founding partner of Schiff & Hulbert. He represents management in defense of claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and employment torts. He counsels on employee handbooks and contracts, collective bargaining and contract administration, workers' compensation and related matters. He has served as Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Illinois in discrimination litigation.

Mr. Schiff has tried numerous jury and nonjury cases on behalf of employers before state and federal courts and agencies. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, the Illinois Supreme Court, the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, including the trial bar, and the Central District of Illinois. Mr. Schiff serves as Distance Learning Coordinator for the American Bar Association, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TIPS). He served as chair of the American Bar Association, TIPS Employer-Employee Relations Committee. He was Management Chair of the ABA, Labor and Employment Law Section, Committee on Workers' Compensation Law. He has served as committee program chair at ABA annual and mid-year meetings, as a speaker and moderator at ABA National Institutes, and as a featured speaker at every LRP National Workers' Compensation and Disability Conference.

Mr. Schiff is a frequent lecturer and seminar leader for various bar associations, the Council on Education in Management, Lorman Education, and other academic and trade associations. He has contributed to numerous books and published many articles on workers' compensation and employment law. Mr. Schiff received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his law degree from Boston University School of Law where he served as Articles Editor for the American Journal of Law and Medicine. He is a graduate of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, a member of the Defense Research Institute, and has been named a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.