Matthew G. Tom

Phone215.564.1700

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  • Construction
     
    Contact InfoTelephone: 215.564.1700
    Fax: (215) 564-3066
    http://www.cohenseglias.com/bio/matthew-tom
     
    University Boston University, B.A., magna cum laude
     
    Law SchoolTemple University, Beasley School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
     
    AdmittedNew Jersey; Pennsylvania
     
    Biography

    MATTHEW G. TOM is an Associate at Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC and a member of the Construction Group.

    His work focuses on construction litigation and matters ranging from mechanics' lien claims to bond claims.

    While in law school, Matthew served as a member of the Temple Law Review. As a legal extern for the Pennsylvania Governor's Office of General Counsel, he dealt with eminent domain matters. He has also mediated cases as a court-certified mediator in the Philadelphia Landlord-Tenant and Small Claims Mediation programs. In 2013, he received the First Place Award in the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Legal Writing Competition hosted by the Philadelphia Bar Association.

    Matthew is conversationally fluent in Mandarin Chinese and has authored articles and reviews in That's Shanghai's monthly magazine.

    News & Publications

    • Matthew Tom was awarded the 2013 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pursuit of Justice Legal Writing Award
    October 16, 2013

    Blog

    • Home Inspector Liability: Home Owners Should Inspect Their Inspectors and Their Contracts
    December 13, 2013

    • Homeowners Affected by Stucco Defects Should Watch This Pennsylvania Supreme Court Case
    November 15, 2013

     
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    Home Inspector Liability: Home Owners Should Inspect Their Inspectors and Their Contracts
    Jennifer M. Horn,Matthew G. Tom, December 19, 2013
    Owning a home can be an immensely rewarding experience, the keystone of the American Dream. Buying a home, however, can be an immensely complicated experience fraught with risks. Before taking the plunge into homeownership, it is important for a prospective home owner to engage a qualified home...

    Homeowners Affected by Stucco Defects Should Watch This Pennsylvania Supreme Court Case
    Jennifer M. Horn,Matthew G. Tom, November 22, 2013
    Unfortunately, dealing with the serious and often financially debilitating issues related to defective stucco is nothing new to many Pennsylvania homeowners. In addition to repairing defective work, a homeowner’s status as a first purchaser of the home, as opposed to a subsequent purchaser,...
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    Matthew G. Tom

    30 South 17th Street
    PhiladelphiaPA 19103




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