Matthew J. Blancato

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in San Diego, California

Hiden Rott & Oertle, LLP
Matthew J. Blancato
Hiden Rott & Oertle, LLP

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in California since: 2012

Education: DePaul University College of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

Hiden Rott & Oertle, LLP

2635 Camino del Rio South
Suite 110
San Diego, CA 92108 Visit website


Matthew J. Blancato is an associate attorney at the law firm of Hiden, Rott & Oertle, LLP, located in San Diego, California. He focuses his practice exclusively on civil litigation matters with a special emphasis on workers’ compensation and personal injury cases. Admitted to practice law in California since 2012, he provides sound and knowledgeable legal counsel to his clients.

Compassionate and empathetic, Mr. Blancato is passionate about helping his clients get the justice they deserve. He helps them navigate through the complexities of workers’ compensation and fights aggressively for their rights. He is a zealous advocate for those who have been hurt due to the carelessness of another person or party and keeps his clients informed through the whole process.

With a major in political science, with a special focus in public law, Mr. Blancato graduated from the University of California, San Diego. He earned his Juris Doctor from the DePaul University College of Law. He served as a judicial clerk at the Circuit Court of Cook County, where he drafted motion summaries, was involved in legal research and summarized depositions.

An active participant in prominent legal associations in California, Mr. Blancato is a member of the California Applicant Attorney Association, the San Diego County Bar Association and the Riverside County Bar Association. He regularly speaks at workers’ compensation seminars, including at Teamsters, UFCW and CSEA.

Mr. Blancato has received numerous testimonials and five-star reviews from his satisfied and happy clients with an “Excellent” rating on Avvo. He has also received many endorsements from his peers. In addition to his law practice, he enjoys traveling and playing golf, football, basketball and soccer.

Practice areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 90% Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2012, California

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • CSEA - Workers' compensation Seminars, Present
  • UFCW - Workers' Compensation Seminars, Present
  • Teamsters - Workers' Compensation Seminars, Present
Educational Background:
  • University of California - San Diego, La Jolla, California, B.A. in Political Science with an Emphasis in Public Law, 2006
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California, 2012
  • Riverside County Bar Association, Present
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Present
  • California Applicant Attorney Association, Present

Office location for Matthew J. Blancato

2635 Camino del Rio South
Suite 110
San Diego, CA 92108

Phone: 619-369-3323


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2022 - 2023

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