Specific Service Offerings
  • Personal Injury
    • Slip and Falls
    • Motor Vehicle Accidents
    • Dog Bites
    • Workers’ Compensation
    • Truck and Bus Accidents
    • Elevator Accidents
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Defective Products
  • Certified Civil Trial Attorney as designated by the Supreme Court of New Jersey, Matt is among less than 2% of NJ practicing attorneys who have demonstrated sufficient levels of experience, education, knowledge and skill in civil trial practice
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019 New Jersey
  • Marquis Who’s Who, 2019
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40
  • Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2016
  • Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2016

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  • Member, New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • Member, Middlesex County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • Member, Monmouth County Bar Association
  • Judge, Vincent J. Aprozzese High School Mock Trial Competition, January 2016
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
Community Service
Representative Matters/Wins & Settlements
  • $800,000 for Client Hurt in Truck Crash.
  • $500,000 for a client injured in a car crash who sustained neck and back injuries after having been struck by a car while walking in a parking lot.
  • $400,000 Settlement For Bus Crash Litigation.
  • $326,000 verdict, auto litigation, neck injuries.
  • $300,000 Policy Limit Settlement For Client Struck by Pickup Truck.
  • $290,000 workers compensation settlement for a client who was injured in his employment when leading a group of riders on a motorcycle ride from New Jersey to Tennessee.
  • $280,000 total disability settlement for work related accident.
  • $275,000 Settlement For Client involved in Bus Crash.
  • $215,000 Settlement For Client involved in Car Crash.
  • $215,000 settlement for client injured in a slip and fall accident.
  • $190,000 Settlement for Monmouth County slip and fall injury
  • $175,000 settlement for Burlington County work injury where a table fell on an employee’s knee
  • $150,000 settlement for neck and back injuries in auto collision
  • $148,000 settlement for Monmouth County work injury
  • $113,000 settlement for injured in work-related car accidents in Middlesex County
  • $100,000 settlement for client injured in a car accident
  • $100,000 policy limit settlement for client who was injured, and ultimately died as a result of a car accident.
  • $100,000 settlement for client with herniated discs and TMJ
  • $100,000 judgment for client who was assaulted at a fraternity party.
  • $70,000 settlement for client who injured her neck, back and shoulder were injured in a car accident.
  • $70,000 settlement for mother and son who were injured in a car accident.
  • $65,000 settlement for client who was assaulted.
  • $65,000 obtained for client rear-ended by another driver.
Speaking Engagements
  • Moderator, Civil Practice Basics: “Direct Examination of Fact & Expert Witnesses”, Middlesex County Bar Association, 2016.
  • Speaker, How to Handle Your First: Motion/Arbitration/Deposition & Trial, Young Lawyers Committee CLE Seminar, Middlesex County Bar Association, December 2016
  • Moderator, Civil Practice Basics: Direct Examination of Fact & Expert Witnesses, Middlesex County Bar Association, October 2016.
  • You Don’t Get Two Bites at That Apple – The Potential to Preclude Third-Party Claims When Seeking Authorized Treatment in a Companion Workers’ Compensation Case, The Middlesex Advocate, Middlesex County Bar Association, September 2016.
  • Juris Doctor, Villanova University School of Law
  • Monmouth Bar Association – Judge Neale F. Hooley Scholarship Award (‘09, ‘10, ‘11)
  • B.A. degree, State University of New York at Albany
Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • New York


Matthew G. Bonanno
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Matt effectively handles a broad range of personal injury and workers’ compensation matters, from inception to completion. He dedicates himself to advocating fiercely on behalf of his clients, who may not otherwise have a voice in the justice system. Matt is driven to leverage the law to obtain the best possible results for his clients.

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