Matthew Marrone is a partner in Goldberg Segalla’s Philadelphia and Princeton offices, where he is one of the leaders of the firm’s professional liability practices focused on lawyers and insurance agents and brokers.
He has represented clients in many forms of complex litigation, some with exposures in excess of $10 million. He has tried numerous cases to verdict and argued before various courts of appeal, including the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Matt primarily defends lawyers, insurance agents, and other professionals against claims alleging malpractice or other wrongful acts, and often represents these same professionals in ethics investigations and disciplinary proceedings.
His experience also includes matters involving non-profit directors’ and officers’ liability, governmental liability, civil rights and employment issues, product liability, trademark/copyright infringement, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, as well as death/catastrophic injury litigation. He also frequently counsels and represents insurers in coverage disputes.
Matt gained national recognition as Chair (2009–11) of the Professional Liability Committee of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), the largest organization of defense attorneys in the country, with membership in excess of 22,000. He is a frequent author and lecturer for regional and national audiences on topics in his areas of concentration. This activity includes writing the quarterly “Avoiding E&O” column for Property Casualty 360.
He encourages his clients to view him as a trusted resource for their businesses, practices, or legal decision-making. By zealously advocating for his clients, providing them with relevant education, and recognizing the overall importance of cost efficiency in legal representation, Matt strives to ensure his clients receive excellent value from the services he provides.
- Defense Research Institute, Professional Liability Steering Committee, Immediate Past Chair
- Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)
- International Association of Defense Counsel
- Agents of America, Advisory Board
- ABA Lawyers Professional Liability Consortium
- Villanova Law School, J.D., 1998
- University of Richmond, B.S., cum laude, 1995
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