Matthew S. Skelton

Todd S. Shumaker
Kevin S. Smith


  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law , J.D.
  • The University of Oklahoma, Economic Development Institute
  • Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs - Indianapolis, Master of Planning
  • Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs - Bloomington, B.S. in Public Affairs

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

Professional Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • American Institute of Certified Planners
  • American Planning Association

Community Involvement

  • Downtown Westfield Association, Board of Directors
  • Westfield City Market, Volunteer
  • Dinner Party on Union, Committee Member
  • Westfield Economic Development Foundation, Past Board Member

Matthew S. Skelton is a partner in the firm’s Business Practice Section. Matt advises clients on a variety of personal, business and corporate matters, with an emphasis on land use, real estate and development, public-private partnerships, economic development ventures and business counseling.

A large part of Matt’s practice is dedicated to assisting clients from individual land owners and investors to multi-million dollar companies with significant real estate holdings. Matt counsels clients in making individual and business decisions, contract negotiations, corporate formations, succession planning, and ownership structures. His clients touch a variety of industries, including real estate investment and development, property owner associations, agriculture, educational institutions, public agencies and municipalities, and hoteliers.

When away from the office, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife, Teresa, listening to good music. Both are very active in the community and enjoy attending, planning and volunteering at public events. Matt is an alternative transportation trails enthusiast. You can often find him walking along one of the many trails he has helped to create in Hamilton County.