- Villanova University School of Law (J.D., 2006) Staff Writer: Villanova Sports and Entertainment Law Journal
- California Polytechnic State University (B.S. in Industrial Technology, 2003) Dean's List, President's List
- Maryland, 2013
- New Jersey, 2006
- Pennsylvania, 2006
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Honorable Michael A. Georgelis, Court of Common Pleas, Lancaster County
- Honorable Dennis E. Reinaker, Court of Common Pleas, Lancaster County
Matthew D. Johnson
Matthew D. Johnson is a Principal in the Firm's Casualty Litigation Department and concentrates his practice on construction, product liability, toxic tort and commercial trucking law. Mr. Johnson regularly defends general contractors, prime contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers, equipment suppliers, and property owners in complex construction-related matters involving personal injury and property damage claims. Additionally, Mr. Johnson represents manufacturers and distributors in product liability matters involving a wide-range of products. Mr. Johnson also represents trucking companies and their drivers in motor vehicle accident cases.
Mr. Johnson frequently utilizes his technical undergraduate degree, specifically his coursework in mechanical systems, electrical systems, manufacturing processes, industrial materials, and industrial health and safety, to assist him during the investigation and defense of claims. Mr. Johnson's technical background also provides him with a solid knowledge base for communicating with experts, including architects and civil, structural, material, and electrical engineers, during the course of a litigation.
Mr. Johnson was selected for inclusion in the 2013 - 2017 editions of Philadelphia Magazine "Pennsylvania Super Lawyer - Rising Stars," a listing which includes the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in the Commonwealth who are 40 years of age or younger or have been practicing for less than 10 years. For information about this selection and an overview of common third-party publications, rankings, and lists methodologies, click here.