Matthew Barbara

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP
Matthew Barbara
Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

Practice Areas: Business Litigation

Licensed in Ohio since: 2015

Education: Case Western Reserve University School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP

1405 East Sixth Street
The Calfee Building
Cleveland, OH 44114 Phone: 216-622-8200 Email: Matthew Barbara Visit website


Matt Barbara is an Associate in Calfee’s Litigation practice, where he helps clients navigate complex business and commercial disputes.

Matt is a business litigator representing clients in diverse industries in matters in state and federal court. His experience extends to contract disputes, class action claims, public utility disputes, intellectual property litigation, and First Amendment issues, among others. In addition to his litigation practice, Matt assists in managing regulatory investigations and counsels regulated companies on implementing business strategies.

He received his law degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he graduated cum laude, Order of the Coif and was the recipient of the Arthur E. Petersilge Award. He also served as an editor for Health Matrix: The Journal of Law-Medicine, a journal of legal scholarship focusing on the intersection of law, ethics, medicine and policy. Matt received his B.A., cum laude, from Davidson College.

Matt was selected for the Greater Cleveland Partnership’s LEAD (Link. Engage. Advocate. Develop.) Program in 2019, which develops emerging leaders who have an interest in economic development and engaging in work that impacts the region.  

Prior to joining Calfee in 2020, Matt was a litigator in the Cleveland, Ohio, office of a full-service regional law firm. He also has experience with the federal Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) in Washington, D.C., where he assisted in developing standards for the implementation and meaningful use of electronic health records.

First Admitted: 2015, Ohio

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1405 East Sixth Street
The Calfee Building
Cleveland, OH 44114


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

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