Matthew J. Fogelman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Newton, MA

Fogelman & Fogelman LLC
 | 189 Wells Avenue, Suite 302
Newton, MA 02459
Phone: 617-559-1530
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2007, 2010 - 2013
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%)
Attorney Profile

Matthew J. Fogelman is a founding partner of Fogelman & Fogelman LLC, located in Newton, Massachusetts. Focusing his practice on civil litigation, he represents plaintiffs in Boston and throughout the state in serious and complex personal injury cases involving motor vehicle collisions, sexual abuse cases, and premises liability. Mr. Fogelman also represents employees in wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, severance agreements, and other employment law matters, including wage and hour class-action litigation.  He just argued a case of first impression before the Mass. SJC on behalf of a woman who was fired for using marijuana for medicinal purposes. 

In 1997, Mr. Fogelman received his bachelor's degree from Wesleyan University, where he was the editor-in-chief of the school newspaper. He went on to attend Boston College Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2002. While in law school, Mr. Fogleman was on the editorial staff of the Third World Law Journal. Prior to co-founding Fogelman & Fogelman LLC, he worked as an associate with well-known Boston law firms and also briefly served as a special assistant district attorney with the Plymouth County District Attorney's Office. Admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York, Mr. Fogleman is also admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Fogelman actively participates in professional organizations as well, including the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (where is on the Board of Governors), the Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association, and the National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals,. He has published an article in the University of Alabama School of Law's Journal of the Legal Profession and other articles in various Massachusetts publications. 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (50%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Personal Injury - General (50%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 4 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2007, 2010 - 2013

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About Matthew Fogelman

Admitted: 2002, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.fogelmanlawfirm.com/lawyer-attorney-1630742.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Named a “Massachusetts Super Lawyer” by Boston Magazine for each of the last four years (2014-2017), Super Lawyers, 2014
  • Named a “Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star” by Boston Magazine for each of the last four years (2010-2013)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • New York
  • Massachusetts
  • Member, Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association (MELA)
  • Member, Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce Lawyers' Committee
  • Member, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys (MATA)
  • Member, National Association for Alcoholic Beverage Licensing Attorneys
  • Member, the National Association for Compliance and Licensing Professionals
  • Member, American Bar and Massachusetts Bar Associations
  • Member, Third World Law Journal in Boston College Law School

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • University of Alabama Law School's Journal of the Legal Profession concerning sleeping Criminal Defense Attorneys
  • Editor-in-Chief, Newspaper, The Wesleyan Argus, Wesleyan University

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Personal injury verdict for woman hurt in rear-end collision, necessitating ulnar nerve surgery. , 2017
  • Personal injury verdict for woman injured by foreign object in hamburger, 2016
  • Jury verdict in Newburyport against Lynn real estate company. , 2012

Representative Clients:

  • Chipotle Mexican GrillLandry's RestaurantsBUCA, Inc./Planet Hollywood

Educational Background:

  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 2002
  • Wesleyan University, B.A. in English, 1997

Industry Groups

  • Alcoholic Beverage Licensing
  • Office Location for Matthew J. Fogelman

    189 Wells Avenue
    Suite 302
    Newton, MA 02459

    Phone: 617-559-1530

     

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