Matthew T. Sheffield, Esq.

Matthew T. Sheffield Esq. graduated from Syracuse University with dual degrees in Political Science and Television/Radio/Film. He later attended Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York City, New York, to earn his Juris Doctorate (JD). While at law school, Matthew interned for numerous State and Federal Court Judges, as well as working for a legal clinic for the City of Newark, New Jersey.

Prior to joining the Todd J Leonard Law Firm, Matthew worked at an employment law firm specializing in wage and hour law and representing companies in administrative hearings in New York City Courts. He also worked for the Law Offices of Michael Lupolover, a consumer protection law firm, representing consumers in prosecuting claims under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), and Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) in addition to various state law consumer courts.

Mr. Sheffield’s excellent reputation as an attorney was built by successfully litigating various cases on behalf of consumers for violations of the federal consumer protection statutes in arbitration tribunals and in Federal courts across the country. Additionally, he has litigated many cases to a successful conclusion in favor of consumers, including a published opinion by the United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, finding a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Mr. Sheffield has extensive experience in fighting for his clients’ rights, and has a proven track record in successfully handling complex litigation.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2012
  • New York, 2013
  • District of New Jersey
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Northern District of New York
  • Western District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Eastern District of Arkansas
  • Western District of Arkansas


  • Syracuse University, B.A., 2007
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., 2012

Four Convenient Locations

3010 Route 10 West
Denville, NJ 07834
(973) 920-7900
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5 Maple Ave., #2
Morristown, NJ 07960
(973) 842-0935
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1 Gateway Center, #2600
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 755-1977
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581 Main St, 6th Floor, Suite #640
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
(862) 244-9801
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Being injured in an accident can have serious and lifelong consequences. The New Jersey Personal Injury lawyers of the Todd J. Leonard Law Firm can help you fight for maximum compensation for your injuries and losses from the responsible parties. Contact us today at (973) 920-7900 to learn more about how our team of experienced New Jersey Accident attorneys can help you through these challenging times.