Matthew R. Major Partner




Matthew Major focuses his practice on civil litigation at the state and federal levels in trial and appellate courts with a concentration on general litigation, insurance litigation, employment litigation, professional and management liability defense, and securities litigation. Matthew also has represented insurance carriers in complex, high-profile coverage disputes; defended large corporations against claims involving dissolution, contract, fraud, fiduciary duty, trade secret, products liability, employment, ERISA and personal injury law components; and represented individuals involved in securities and contract-related disputes. Matthew has achieved certification in the firm’s rigorous National Mock Trial Program, through which our most successful trial lawyers impart their knowledge to those destined to join their ranks.

Representative Matters

Henry v. Bhowmik, 2018 WL 759936, No. A-3331-15T4 (N.J. Super. App. Div., Feb. 8, 2018) 

U.S. ex rel. Marc Wichansky v. Zoel Holding Co., No. 14-17528 (9th Cir. Jul. 31, 2017) 

Mirza v. Ins. Adm’r of Am., Inc., 800 F.3d 129 (3d Cir. 2015) 

Mega Construction Corp. v. XL America Group, d/b/a Indian Harbor Ins. Group, et al., No. 16-2639, 2017 WL 1325689 (3d Cir. Apr. 11, 2017) 

Successfully defended an insurance company in state court and obtained the dismissal of all counts in a coverage matter involving claims of breach of the duty to defend, breach of contract and attorneys' fees. 

Successfully defended excess insurer in state court and obtained summary judgment on the grounds that the declaratory judgment action lacked an actual or justiciable controversy.