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South Florida Office
1401 N.W. 136th Avenue
Suite 200
Sunrise, Florida  33323
(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 and insurance issues on behalf of individual and corporate clients.

Also a member of Colodny Fass' Employment Law team, he handles wage and hour claims, Title VII, wrongful termination, whistleblower claims and related matters.
 
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 Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

Mr. Scarfone is certified by the Florida Division of Insurance Agent and Agency Services as a Continuing Education Instructor in Adjuster Law and Policy.

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
  • Employment Law

 

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

  • "Workers’ Comp Appeals Could Feed Rate Hikes" by Wes Strickland and Matthew C. Scarfone; Daily Business Review, December 8, 2014
  • "Nonstacking UM Election Applies to All Insureds Under Policy" by Maria Elena Abate and Matthew C. Scarfone; Daily Business Review, November 4, 2014
  • "First DCA to weigh limits to PIP reimbursement" by Maria Elena Abate and Matthew C. Scarfone; Daily Business Review, May 22, 2013
  •  "Courts leave insurers uncertain of PIP repayments" by Maria Elena Abate and Matthew C. Scarfone; Daily Business Review, April 6, 2012
  • "Third, Fourth DCAs hold insurer may limit PIP reimbursements" by Maria E. Abate and Matthew C. Scarfone; Daily Business Review, December 16, 2011;