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Matthew Lane Wilson

Matthew Lane Wilson

also known as Matt Wilson, Matthew Wilson

Practice areas:

Workers Compensation

About Me

MATTHEW L. WILSON is a partner at Martin Law and has practiced Pennsylvania workers’ compensation law exclusively for more than 25 years. He started his career representing agencies with the City of Philadelphia, major insurance carriers and self-insured corporations. After Mr. Wilson’s affiliation with two major defense firms, he was recruited by his partners in 1993 to protect the rights of injured workers. He frequently lectures to other lawyers, doctors and insurance groups on workers’ compensation in a variety of subject areas. For the last 10 years he has co-authored the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Workers’ Compensation Practice and Procedure Manual, which is known among attorneys and judges as the “bible” on workers’ compensation law.

Since 1997, Mr. Wilson has been a featured speaker at the biennial “Tough Problems in Workers’ Compensation” seminar. He has also presented multiple lectures at the spring and fall meetings of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Section as well as the statewide biannual practice and procedure program. Mr. Wilson has served on the Workers’ Compensation Law Section Council of the Pennsylvania Bar Association since 2007 and is currently the Chair of the organization. He is an active member of the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Associations as well as the Workplace Injury Litigation Group. Wilson was inducted into The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers in 2011. Mr. Wilson is a member of a committee that implemented and manages a ground breaking certification process for Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorneys. Most recently, Wilson was selected for a second time as an “Awesome Attorney” in the regional publication Suburban Life Magazine.


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Workers Compensation: 100%



Contingent (20%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

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Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 100 in PhiladelphiaSuper Lawyers2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
Pennsylvania Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2014
Pennsylvania Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2014
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Pennsylvania Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Top 100 in PennsylvaniaSuper Lawyers2013
Top 100 in PennsylvaniaSuper Lawyers2012
Pennsylvania Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Pennsylvania FellowThe College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers2011
Top 100 in PennsylaniaSuper Lawyers2011
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
Best LawerBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2010
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2009
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2008
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2007
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2006
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2005
Super LawyerPennsylvania Super Lawyers2004


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationChair of the Workers' Compensation Section2014 - 2015
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Law SectionChair Elect2013 - 2014
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Law SectionSecretary2011 - 2013
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Philadelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Work Injury Litigation GroupMemberN/A
American Association for JusticeMemberN/A


Publication NameTitleDate
Pennsylvania Bar Institute'sWorkers' Compensation Practice and Procedure Manual2012
Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI)Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure Manual2011


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Rutgers UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1984
Rutgers University, Eagleton Institute of PoliticsN/AMA - Masters1984

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Bi-Annual ConferenceTough Problems in Workers' Compensation2011
Annual SeminarDocumentation, coding and reimbursement2011