- Workers Compensation
- Social Security
- Social Security Appeals
- Social Security Disability
- Social Security Disability Insurance
- Supplemental Security Income
- Black Lung
- Defense Base Act
- Federal Workers Compensation
- Industrial Insurance
- Workers Compensation Appeals
- Workers Compensation Arbitration
- Workers Compensation Mediation
- Workers Compensation Self Insurance
- Workers Compensation Subrogation
1818 Market Street, 35th Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
Rutgers College, B.A., 1983; Eagleton Institute of Politics, Rutgers University, M.A., 1984
Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., 1986
Philadelphia Bar Association; Pennsylvania Bar Association, Chair of the Workers' Compensation Section, 2014-2015; Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association; Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association; The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers; Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group; American Association of Justice.
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. In the spring of 2015, Mr. Wilson became a certified specialist in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation by the PA Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the PA Supreme Court.*
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. He is a member of the committee that implemented and manages a ground breaking certification process for Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorneys. Mr. Wilson was selected for a second time as an “Awesome Attorney” in the regional publication Suburban Life Magazine.
Published Works: Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure Manual (Co-Author), Pennsylvania Bar Institute.
Classes/Seminars: Bi-Annual Tough Problems in Workers Compensation, since 1997; Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Fall Section Meeting.
Honors and Awards: Pennsylvania Super Lawyer , since 2004; Best Lawyers in America , since 2010; Top 100 Philadelphia Super Lawyers, 2011-2013, 2015; Top 100 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2011-2013; Awesome Attorneys 2012, 2013; Martindale-Hubbell A/V Rated, Present; Straton Moot Court Competition Championship; Rutgers Law Journal, Editorial Board, 1986 - 1987; Eagleton Institute of Politics, Eagleton Fellowship.
Certified specialist in Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation by the PA Bar Association's Section on Workers' Compensation Law as authorized by the PA Supreme Court
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