Matthew J. Novak

Matthew J. Novak

T: 312.670.2000

F: 312.419.1336

C: 312.622.3770



1978, Cedar Rapids, IA

Practice Areas

Workers’ Compensation Defense


Matt received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2005. His early legal experience involved family law, contract law, business law, and minor criminal matters. He joined Garofalo, Schreiber & Storm, Chtd. in 2005 where his practice is concentrated in the defense of workers’ compensation cases before the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission, Circuit Court and Appellate Court. Matt graduated magna cum laude from Buena Vista University, Storm Lake Iowa in 2001.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Workers’ Compensation Lawyers’ Association