Matthew L. Wilson - Martin Law LLC

Matthew L. Wilson

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010
Phone: 215-253-5802

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 the immediate past 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.

Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New BrunswickBA 1983Rutgers The State University of New Jersey CamdenMA 1984Rutgers The State University of New Jersey CamdenJ.D. 1986
Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers' Compensation SectionWork Injury Law & Advocacy GroupPennsylvania Trial Lawyers AssociationPhiladelphia Trial Lawyers AssociationPhiladelphia Bar AssociationAmerican Association of JusticeThe College of Workers' Compensation LawyersPennsylvania Bar Association

Office Location

1818 Market Street, 35th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants of the Philadelphia Metro Area
Matthew L. Wilson has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Workers' Compensation Law - Claimants (Veteran's Disability)

Other Information

Race: Caucasian
Gender: Male