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Matthew P. Blair

Matthew P. Blair

also known as Matthew Blair

Practice areas:

Litigation

Matthew Blair

About Me

Since 2011, Matthew P. Blair has focused his practice on litigating large and complex personal injury, wrongful death, auto accident, product defect and employment class action cases on behalf of individuals and consumers. Mr. Blair’s experience includes numerous high profile, high-stakes cases involving large publicly traded companies. Mr. Blair has a proven track record of successfully representing his clients’ interests and obtaining favorable results. Mr. Blair was recently recognized for his advocacy by The National Trial Lawyers who named Mr. Blair one of the "Top 40 under 40." Mr. Blair has been recognized Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" since 2014.  Mr. Blair is licensed to practice before all the courts of the State of California including the U.S. District Court, Central District of California.

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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2011

  1. Litigation: 100%

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($450-575/hour), Contingent (33-40%)

Payment Types:

Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

34 total 

  • Daniel F Freedman

    I fully endorse this lawyer. Matt is an incredibly capable, smart, ethical, trustworthy and strategic attorney. He's easy to work with, communicate with, and is committed to getting the best possible outcome for his clients.

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    Daniel Freedman Environmental and Natural Resources Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • George Chakmakis

    I endorse this lawyer.

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    George Chakmakis Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Gary A. Dordick, A Professional Law Corporation

509 S. Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA, 90212

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive201105/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 40 under 40The National Trial Lawyers2014
Martindale-HubbellAV Client Review Rating: Preeminent 5.0 out of 52014
Rated Attorney- Business LawLead Counsel2014
Rated Attorney- Emploment LawLead Counsel2014
AVVO Rating - SupubAVVO2014
Top ContributorAVVO2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
FellowRiordan Leadership Institute2013
Rated Attorney- Business LawLead Counsel2013
AV Client Review Rating: Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2013
Top Contributor - BusinessAVVO2013
AVVO Rating - SupubAVVO2013
Notary PulicState Bar of California2011
SBALoyola Law School2010

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyGary A. Dordick, A Law Corporation2015 - Present
AttorneyChakmakis & Associates2010 - 2015
Law ClerkGrancell, Lebovitz, Stander, Reubens & Thomas2009 - 2010
Law ClerkCalifornia Department Of Corporations2009 - 2009
Law ClerkCity Attorney's Office, Santa Monica2008 - 2008

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
California Employment Lawyers AssociationAttorney Member2013 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaAttorney Member2012 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaLitigation Section2011 - Present
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationAttorney Member2009 - Present
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesAttorney Member2009 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
$200,000 Employment Claim SettlementSettled 2 months after filing
$452,508.22 Settlement in Jones Act Case$452,508.22 Settlement and Maintenance and Cure
Employment Law - Whistle Blower, RetaliationConfidential Settlement

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
PRWEBFighting the City of Los Angeles' Business Tax2014
Super LawyersDo I Need A Lawyer After A Car Accident In California?2014
JD SupraBenefit Corporations- Profiting from Doing Good for Society2013
JD SupraTrademark Essentials2013
JD SupraPiercing the Corporate Veil- Why Your Corporation Will Not Sheild You from Personal Liability2013
JD SupraAm I Entitled to Overtime Pay?2013
JD SupraLitigation Prevention2013
JD SupraThe Value of Outsourced In-house Counsel2013

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJuris Doctor2011
University of California, Los AngelesPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2006
University of CambridgePolitics, Philosophy, and EconomicsUnknownN/A
United Nations University of PeaceLawUnknownN/A
Riordan Leadership InstituteNon-profit Board ManagementFellowN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
PanelCalifornia Employment Law2014
SBDC PanelBusiness Law for Startups2012