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Matthew R. Mendelsohn is an attorney with Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman, LLC and concentrates his practice in complex civil litigation, specializing in personal injury, product liability, medical malpractice and class actions. Mr. Mendelsohn obtained his undergraduate degree from Rutgers College in New Brunswick, New Jersey and then went on to obtain his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law. Mr. Mendelsohn has had a leading role in numerous cases resulting in verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million including cases involving defective products, nursing malpractice, car accidents, truck accidents and motorcycle accidents. In recognition of his accomplishments, Mr. Mendelsohn has been voted a New Jersey Super Lawyer Rising Star annually since 2008. Mr. Mendelsohn and the attorneys at MSKF have taken on some of the largest corporations in the world including Volkswagen, Audi, Honda, Acura, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz, and Blue Cross Blue Shield to name a few. In just the last 5 years, Mr. Mendelsohn and MSKF have recovered more than $100 million for their clients.

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  1. Defective Products: 20%
  2. Class Action: 20%
    2 years
  3. Medical Malpractice: 20%
    2 years
  4. Personal Injury: 20%
    2 years
  5. Litigation: 20%
    11 years

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  • Richard Eugene Norman

    I've worked with Matt on several class action matters. He is extremely knowledgable and tenacious while at the same time exhibiting very good judgment. I highly recommend Matt.

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    Richard Norman Class Action Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Steven M Weisbrot

    Matt is a bulldog of an attorney. If you have a serious injury case, he is your man.

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    Steven Weisbrot Class Action Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 200603/13/2015
NJActive200509/10/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
New Jersey SuperlawyersSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
"Top 100 Trial Lawyers"The National Trial Lawyers2014
"Lawyer of the Year 2014"Corporate LiveWire2014
New Jersey Superlawyers Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
New Jersey Superlawyers Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
New Leaders of the BarNew Jersey Law Journal2012
Top 40 Under 40The National Trial Lawyers2012
Rising StarNew Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine2012
New Jersey Superlawyers Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
New Jersey Superlawyers Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
New Jersey Superlawyers Rising StarSuperlawyers Magazine2009
New Jersey Superlawyers Rising StarSuperlawyers Magazine2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyMazie Slater Katz & Freeman, LLC2007 - Present
AttorneyPellettieri, Rabstein & Altman2005 - 2007
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
John C. Lifland American Inn of CourtN/A2009 - 2011
Essex County Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
New Jersey Association for JusticeN/A2005 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Van Riper v. Endot Industries, et als1.2 Million Settlement
Lintao v. County of Hudson$2 million jury verdict
Jane Doe v. ABC Hospital$1.4 million settlement
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
HG.orgWhat You Need to Know About Class Action Lawsuits2012
HG.orgUnderstanding Premises Liability Law2012
www.findapersonalinjuryatorney.comNursing Home Abuse Signs & Indicators2011
www.findapersonalinjuryattorney.comBirth Injuries in Medical Malpractice Cases2011
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Rutgers UniversityEconomicsBA2002