Overview

Matt Albaugh is a trial lawyer specializing in complex business disputes. Matt has litigated matters coast-to-coast. When it's a matter of importance, clients put their faith in Matt to devise sound legal strategy and zealously represent them through the legal proceedings.

Litigation & Risk Management Services

Matt represents clients in:
  • Securities and financial services litigation
  • Mergers and acquisition litigation
  • Class actions
  • Fraud and related business torts
  • Trade secrets litigation
  • Constitutional law
  • Internal & government investigations
  • Compliance and regulatory counseling

Cross-Venue Experience

Matt has represented clients in administrative actions brought by state and federal regulators, including the Department of Justice, SEC, Indiana Attorney General's Office and the Indiana Secretary of State, Securities Division.

Matt litigates complex constitutional law matters in trial and appellate courts. He has handled appeals in numerous state and federal appellate courts, including the United State Supreme Court. See, e.g., Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, 542 U.S. 507 (2004) (habeas corpus petition brought on behalf of U.S. citizen being detained indefinitely as an "illegal enemy combatant”) (amicus).

Services & Industries

Credentials

Bar Admissions

Indiana

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Clerkships

Indiana Supreme Court, Hon. Randall T. Shepard, 2001-2002

Education

Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
J.D. summa cum laude, Indiana Law Review (editor-in-chief) (2001)

Indiana University, Bloomington
B.A. (1997)

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

Matt has handled multiple appeals on behalf of the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence. See, e.g., Moore v. Moore, 904 N.E.2d 353 (Ind. Ct. App. 2009), involving a challenge to the issuance of "non-violent contact orders" on behalf of a battered spouse.

Working with the Indiana State Bar Association, Indiana Supreme Court and Indiana Court of Appeals, he helped implement the Indiana State Appellate Pro Bono Project.

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Seventh Circuit Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association

Civic Activities

  • Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence — Legal Advisory Committee
  • Meridian-Kessler Neighborhood Association — Board Member, 2006-present
  • Midtown Economic Council — 2013-present
  • Indianapolis City Market — Board Member, 2013-present

Honors

  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2017
  • Indiana Super Lawyers — Rising Star, Business Litigation, 2009-15
  • Benchmark Litigation — Future Star, 2009
  • Charles L. Whistler Pro Bono Award — Faegre Baker Daniels, 2006
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