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Matthew J. Fogelman

Matthew J. Fogelman

Fogelman Law LLC
  • Employment Law, Personal Injury, Consumer Law
  • Massachusetts, New York
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Matthew J. Fogelman is the founding partner of Fogelman Law LLC. Mr. Fogelman’s litigation practice is focused on employment law and personal injury cases. He is an experienced trial lawyer and has won a number of significant cases on behalf of plaintiffs, including prevailing before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in a disability discrimination case involving an employee’s right to use medical marijuana off-site. Mr. Fogelman also prevailed on an age discrimination case in Norfolk County, securing a $1.2 million verdict at trial for his client.

For his work on the Barbuto medical marijuana employment case, Mr. Fogelman was named one of the “Lawyers of the Year” for 2017 by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly; he also received the award for most outstanding 2017 “Professional Achievement” of any member by USA500, a prominent networking group of lawyers and other professionals.

For five consecutive years (2018-2022), Mr. Fogelman has been selected as a “Top 100 Super Lawyer” for both Massachusetts and New England, a distinction received by only 100 lawyers out of nearly 44,000 lawyers in Mass. and nearly 80,000 in New England.

In the employment arena, Mr. Fogelman has litigated cases ranging from Wage Act and overtime cases to discrimination, sexual harassment, and retaliation matters. He has significant experience advising employees on non-compete and severance agreements.

In the personal injury realm, Mr. Fogelman has extensive experience litigating complex personal injury cases and emotionally-charged cases, including allegations of sexual abuse and wrongful death, as well as car collisions, slip-and-falls, and dog bites, among many others.

Boston College Law School
Honors: cum laude
Activities: member of the Third World Law Journal.
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Wesleyan University
B.A. | English
Activities: editor-in-chief of the newspaper, the Wesleyan Argus.
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Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Fogelman Law LLC
- Current
Personal Injury and Employment
Todd & Weld
Articles & Publications
Justice Asleep Is Justice Denied: Why Dozing Defense Attorneys Demean the Sixth Amendment and Should Be Deemed Per Se Prejudicial
University of Alabama Law School’s Journal of the Legal Profession
New England and Massachusetts Super Lawyer - Employment Law
Super Lawyers
Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star
Boston Magazine
Professional Associations
New York State Bar  # 4157731
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Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
Activities: Board of Governors
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Massachusetts Employment Lawyers Association
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American Bar Association
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Massachusetts Bar Associations
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Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce Lawyers’ Committee
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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New York
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • Free Consultation
Practice Areas
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Consumer Law
Class Action
Additional Practice Areas
  • Class Actions
  • Dog Bites
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Fogelman Law Website
Contact & Map
189 Wells Ave
3rd Floor
Newton, MA 02459
Telephone: (617) 559-1530
Fax: (617) 505-1540