Matthew L. "Matt" Litsky

Matthew L. "Matt" Litsky

Phelps Dunbar LLP

Recognized since 2009

Tampa, Florida

Practice Areas

Insurance Law

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Matt Litsky’s practice focuses on complex first party insurance coverage, litigation, and counseling. He handles various first-party matters including claims involving catastrophes (hurricanes and earthquakes), suspected burning, fraud, theft, business interruption, condominium losses, collapse, appraisal, jeweler’s block and motor losses (physical damage and motor truck cargo). He also specializes in first and third party bad faith matters. Mr. Litsky has handled and litigated matters for foreign and domestic insurers in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and frequently handles hurricane claims in the U.S. Virgin Islands where he is admitted to practice in both the Territorial and Federal District Courts.

Mr. Litsky lived with his family in London from September 1997 through March 1998 as part of the Secondee Counsel Program run by the DP Mann (now Faraday) Underwriting Syndicate at Lloyds. He served as in-house counsel to DP Mann and other Underwriting Syndicates at Lloyds and Company Market Insurers.


  • 100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 2000
    Tampa, FL 33602-5311


  • New York Law School , J.D., graduated 1991

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • Texas, State Bar of Texas


  • New York State Bar Association - Member
  • State Bar of Texas - Member
  • The Florida Bar - Member
  • Virgin Islands Bar Association - Member

Phelps Dunbar LLP
Headquarters: New Orleans, Louisiana

159 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Insurance Law


  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Florida Super Lawyers


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