Matthew R. Mendelsohn

Matthew R. Mendelsohn is a trial lawyer specializing in complex civil and class action litigation.  Mr. Mendelsohn is admitted to practice in both state and federal courts in New Jersey and New York. He is also admitted to practice before the Third and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mr. Mendelsohn has been Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney, a distinction held by less than 3% of practicing attorneys in NJ. A “Certified Trial Attorney” is a designation granted by the New Jersey Supreme Court to attorneys who are able to demonstrate sufficient levels of experience, education, knowledge and skill in civil trial practice. The Supreme Court, through its Board on Trial Attorney Certification, designates only those lawyers who apply for certification and who are able to meet the standards set by the Board and approved by the Court.


Rutgers University (B.A. Economics), Seton Hall University (J.D.)


  • Selected as a member of the Lawdragon 500 Leading Consumer Plaintiff Lawyers for 2023 – 2024
  • Selected by Super Lawyers Magazine – Selected to Super Lawyers List 2015 – 2023
  • Selected by Super Lawyers Magazine – Rising Star List 2008 – 2014
  • Recognized as a “New Leader of the Bar” by the New Jersey Law Journal in 2012
  • Selected as a member of “The Top 40 under 40” by The National Trial Lawyers in 2012

Sample Recoveries:

  • $80 million class action settlement related to water leaks in Volkswagen and Audi vehicles
  • $38.5 million class action settlement against Honda & Acura for defects in air conditioners
  • $30 million class action settlement against Subaru related to parasitic battery drain
  • $20 million class action settlement against Nissan for defects in radiators & transmissions
  • $19.2 million Settlement for Wrongful Death and Burn Injury
  • $12 million class action settlement
  • $11.24 million settlement for defective suspensions in certain Honda vehicles
  • $11 million class action settlement for fraudulent marketing by third-party energy supplier
  • $8.5 million class action settlement for 6 series convertible defects
  • $7 million settlement for injured construction worker
  • $6 million settlement for a bus accident
  • $6 million class action settlement for defective CVT transmissions in Mini vehicles
  • $5 million settlement for trucking accident resulting in spine surgeries
  • $4.7 million settlement for mechanic burned in fire caused by defective product
  • $4 million class action settlement against IDT Energy for improper pricing
  • $4 million settlement for woman injured in trip and fall incident at home improvement store
  • $3.5 Million recovery for woman who died due to failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism
  • $2.5 million class action settlement for improper compensation of pharma sales employees
  • $2.4 million class action settlement with HSBC for TCPA violations
  • $2 million settlement for defective supplement causing liver failure
  • $2 million verdict for pedestrian hit by transportation van
  • $2 million settlement for defective ladder
  • $1.875 million settlement for truck accident on the NJ Turnpike
  • $1.8 million medical malpractice settlement for failing to diagnose ovarian cancer
  • $1.6 million class action settlement for defective brakes
  • $1.54 million recovery for boating accident
  • $1.5 million verdict for Ocean County car accident victim
  • $1.4 million settlement for brain injury caused by nursing malpractice.
  • $1.2 million recovery for defective product.
  • $1.2 million settlement for malpractice involving cataract surgery.
  • $1.14 million settlement for motorcyclist’s injuries
  • $1.05 million settlement for truck driver injured by improperly secured payload
  • $1 million medical malpractice settlement

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Selected Decisions:


  • The American Association for Justice
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • Essex County Bar Association

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