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One Financial Plaza, 23rd Floor
100 Southeast Third Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida  33394
(954) 492-4010 (tel)
(954) 492-1144 (fax)

Assistant Name: 
Martha Perez

Assistant E-mail: 
mperez@cftlaw.com

Assistant Phone: 
(954) 492-4010 x1932

Matthew C. Scarfone
Associate
mscarfone@colodnyfass.com

Matthew C. Scarfone joined Colodny Fass in 2011 as an Associate in the Firm’s Business Law and Commercial Litigation Division, where he focuses his practice on complex commercial matters on behalf of individuals and companies.
 
Prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Scarfone gained experience in commercial law, as well as in the areas of insurance defense and employment law. 
 
Mr. Scarfone is a member of the Florida Bar and also licensed to practice in the State of Michigan.  He is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

He earned his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law, graduating summa cum laude and in the top eight percent of his class.  He received Jurisprudence Achievement Awards in Civil Procedure I, Contracts II and Labor Law.
 
Active in Michigan State’s Appellate Moot Court Board, he won first place in The Dean Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, National Moot Court Competition, and was a semi-finalist at the 28th Annual International Moot Court Competition in Information Technology and Privacy Law.

 

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation

 

Education

  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., 2010, summa cum laude
  • Michigan State University, B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Social Science - Law and Society, with an Economics Cognate, 2007

 

Recently-Published Articles

  • Maria E. Abate and Matthew C. Scarfone quoted in The Daily Business Review; May 22, 2013; "First DCA to weigh limits to PIP reimbursement," commentary.
  • Matthew C. Scarfone and Maria E. Abate quoted in The Daily Business Review; April 6, 2012; "Courts leave insurers uncertain of PIP repayments" commentary
  • Daily Business Review; December 16, 2011; "Third, Fourth DCAs hold insurer may limit PIP reimbursements" by Maria E. Abate and Matthew C. Scarfone