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About Matthew Nace

Matthew A. Nace focuses his practice in the areas of medical malpractice, personal injury, trucking litigation, wrongful death, and other negligence cases.

Mr. Nace graduated from Dickinson College in 2003 with a degree in political science. He spent two years working as the head paralegal at Paulson & Nace before enrolling at The Pennsylvania State University: Dickinson School of Law in the fall of 2005. While in law school, he met his wife with whom he raises his son and daughter.

After graduating from law school in May of 2008, Mr. Nace passed the Maryland State Bar Exam. He was barred in December 2008 and is currently admitted to practice in state and appellate courts of Maryland, The District of Columbia, and West Virginia; the United States District Courts of Maryland, the District of Columbia, and both the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia; and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals and The Supreme Court of the United States

Mr. Nace has been honored by Best Lawyers in America® for his work in Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs’, in Washington, DC (2019), as well as being named a Rising Star by the Super Lawyers organization every year since 2014. He is a member of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., for which he serves as a member of the board of governors. He also serves on the board of governors for the Bar Association of the District of Columbia, and is the Vice Chair of the Counsellors of Washington, D.C. Mr. Nace is also a member of the Maryland Association for Justice and the American Association for Justice. He was recently elected to serve on AAJ’s Board of Governors through the Section Leaders Council, and is the current Chair of AAJ’s Motor Vehicle Collision Highway and Premises Liability Section.

Prior to his legal career, Mr. Nace attended Georgetown Preparatory School in North Bethesda, M.D. While at Dickinson College, he spent two years playing football and four years playing baseball in the Division III Centennial Conference. He also served as President of the Pennsylvania Sigma Phi Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon during his junior and senior years in college and has been recently placed on the Board of Governors of the PA Sigma Phi Alumni Association.

Leadership Positions

  • Chair, Motor Vehicle Collision Highway and Premises Liability Section, American Association for Justice
  • Board of Governors, American Association for Justice
  • Board of Governors, Bar Association of the District of Columbia


  • American Association for Justice
  • Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • Maryland Association for Justice


  • Dickinson College

  • Penn State Dickinson School of Law



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