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Matthew J. Fein Personal Injury Attorney


Commitment, tireless effort and compassion are the mantras that Matthew has followed in his law career since first being admitted to the Bar in 1997. Having spent his career spanning 30 years in the area of Civil Litigation and Personal Injury, Matthew prides himself on his personal relationships with his clients and with fellow members of the Bar and Judiciary as the keys to his success.

A 1992 Bachelor of Arts graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and a 1997 cum laude graduate of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Matthew is admitted to practice in both the State and Federal Courts of New York, New Jersey and The District of Columbia.

Mr. Fein has been with Pazer Epstein Jaffe Fein & Gozenput, P.C., since 2000 and based upon his contributions to the firm was named partner in 2013. As one of the firm’s Trial Attorneys, he handles a wide variety of legal matters including, construction and work site accidents, premises liability, motor vehicle litigation, medical and professional malpractice and products liability. He has taken many cases to verdict and settlement, having obtained significant recoveries for his clients. His excellence in these areas as a notable trial attorney has been recognized with the awarding of the title of Super Lawyer since 2017; National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 since 2019; and Best Lawyers in America since 2021.

Matthew also handles the firm’s depositions and motion practice in its complex cases and has argued Appellate matters for the firm having appeared regularly before both the 1st and 2nd Judicial Departments of the State of New York.

He is an active member of many professional organizations such as The New York State Trial Lawyers, where he serves on its Board of Directors, American Association for Justice and New York County Lawyers Association. He has worked tirelessly during his career in educating other members of the bar. His expertise has led to his invitation as guest lecturer on topics of personal injury litigation at venues such as New York Law School, Benjamin Cardoza School of Law and New Jersey Association for Justice – Meadowlands Lecture Series.

In his personal life, he has held many noteworthy positions, such as his seat on the Executive Board of Directors and Board of Trustees, as well as serving as President and Executive Vice-President for the Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation in Old Westbury, New York. He is also a former President of the Bayside, Queens Chapter of Business Networking International.

When not in the courtroom, he is an avid mariner and sports fan and resides on Long Island with his wife and three children.

Commitment, tireless effort and compassion are the mantras that Matthew has followed in his law career since first being admitted to the Bar in 1997.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    J.D. cum laude – 1997
  • Pennsylvania State University
    B.A. – 1992

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member and Board of Directors
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity, Member
  • New York County Lawyers Association, Member
  • Super Lawyers – New York Metro (2011-Present)
  • The Best lawyers of America, Member
  • The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100, Member


  • How Cases Are Won and Lost at Depositions – Top Tips for the Successful Practitioner – New York Law School – December 17, 2017
  • Distributive Negotiation in the Personal Injury Arena – Benjamin N. Cardoza School of Law – September 30, 2015
  • Litigating, Settling and Trying an Auto Case in New York: New York Auto Claims and Threshold: Post Perl – New Jersey Association for Justice: Meadowlands Seminar, November 16, 2012

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