Matt Craig Fendon

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Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Phoenix, AZ

Matt Fendon Law Group
 | 1601 N 7th Street, Suite 330
Phoenix, AZ 85006
Phone: 800-229-3880
Fax: 602-900-0123
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (90%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Attorney Matthew Fendon is a shareholder at Fendon Law Firm, P.C. Since joining the highly respected Phoenix law office nearly 10 years ago, Mr. Fendon has focused his practice on helping injured and disabled clients from throughout Arizona pursue workers' compensation and Social Security Disability benefits.

Mr. Fendon began his legal career in 2001 as a certified paralegal. After earning his law degree from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, he returned to his native Arizona and the State Bar of Arizona granted him admission in 2008. He is also Board Certified in Workers' Compensation  by the State Bar of Arizona.  

Since beginning his career as a lawyer, Mr. Fendon has earned a reputation as one of Arizona's most promising young attorneys. He has a "Superb" rating from Avvo, and he has received a Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished peer review* rating, along with a Distinguished client review rating. In addition, The National Trial Lawyers has included him on its list of the Top 40 under 40.

Thanks to his extensive legal knowledge of his practice areas, attorney Fendon has served as a guest speaker at seminars hosted by the State Bar of Arizona, and he is also a respected author on legal topics. Currently, he is the official workers' compensation editor at Attorney at Law Magazine of the Greater Phoenix area.

Mr. Fendon does not only work hard on behalf of his clients but also on behalf of the legal community. He is a member of the Maricopa County Bar Association, where he serves on the board of the Young Lawyers Division. He is also an active member of the Arizona Association for Justice and the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Workers' Compensation (90%)

Social Security Disability (10%)


top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018

Certificates and Credentials

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About Matt Fendon

Admitted: 2008, Arizona

Professional Webpage:


  • Southwest Rising Stars℠Super Lawyers® for 2015
  • 10.0 (“Superb”) rating with
  • The National Trial Lawyers®: Top 40 Under 40, Member
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ list in 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Workers' Compensation by the State Bar of Arizona
  • Certified paralegal

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board Certified by State Bar of Arizona, Worker's Compensation , 2015
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2008
  • Maricopa County Bar, Member
  • Arizona State Bar Association, Workers Compensation Section, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Arizona, 2008
  • Young Lawyer Division (of the Maricopa County Bar), Board Member
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Lawyers Referral Service (of the Maricopa County Bar), Chairman
  • Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Lorman Workers' Compensation Update, Lorman, 2008
  • Official editor, Attorney at Law magazine for workers' compensation

Educational Background:

  • Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona, B.A., Honors: Dean's List, Major: Communication
  • University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona, M.B.A.
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Office Location for Matt Craig Fendon

1601 N 7th Street
Suite 330
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Phone: 800-229-3880

Fax: 602-900-0123

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Last Updated: 10/26/2019

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