Matthew D. Shufeldt. Esq., MSCC, CMSP


Matt began his workers’ compensation career with Cantlon Associates, a third-party administrator, actively participating in the administration of Ohio and Illinois claims. He later went to OCS Management, as a hearing representative, appearing on behalf of clients before the BWC and Industrial Commission.

Matt graduated from Capital University Law School, in 2000. Since being admitted to the practice of law, he has represented claimants and employers before the administrative agencies and the trial and appellate courts of Ohio. His broad spectrum of experience gives him unique perspective and insight into the workers’ compensation system and claims management strategy.

Matt has given presentations on Medicare Set-Aside issues in the scheme of Ohio workers’ compensation, and he regularly advises clients, attorneys and other workers’ compensation professionals regarding MSA issues. He works with a nurse to provide Medicare Set-Asides (MSAs) for clients, other firms and workers’ compensation professionals and, when desired, has submitted numerous MSAs to CMS for approval. Matt has assisted clients with conditional payment liens, from the initial inquiry through the Administrative Law Judge hearing level.

Matt has been certified by the International Committee on Health Care Certification as a Medicare Set-Aside Consultant Certified (MSCC) since 2010, and by the Louisiana Association of Self-Insured Employers as a Certified Medicare Secondary Payer Professional (CMSP) since 2012. He is a member of The National Medicare Secondary Payer Network (formerly known as NAMSAP – National Alliance of Medicare Set Aside Professionals).

Matt has been certified as a Specialist in Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law by the Ohio State Bar Association since 2009. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Ohio and to the Federal District Court for the Southern District of Ohio. He belongs to the Columbus Bar Association and the Ohio State Bar Association.

In 2004, Matt was nominated by the most recent group of “Super Lawyers” and named a “Rising Star” among Ohio’s lawyers, by Law & Politics Magazine.

Since 2019, Matt has been recognized as one of the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Lawyers In America.”

Practice Areas: Social Security Disability (SSD); Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Admitted: 2009, Ohio
Law School: Capital University, 2009
Member: Ohio State Bar Association; Columbus Bar Association