Matthew Rook Associate

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Background

Matt Rook was born in Kirkland, Washington and raised in South Florida. Matt obtained his B.S. in Political Science from Florida State University in 2010 and attended law school at St. Thomas University School of Law, where he graduated in 2013.

Matt joined the Firm in 2011, serving as a law clerk while attending law school at St. Thomas University School of Law.  Since that time, he has worked on many aspects of first-party and third-party claims. Matt’s practice is focused on Insurance Defense and Insurance coverage in first and third party claims in the areas of automobile negligence and premises liability.

Matt is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District. He is a member of the Florida bar and is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Broward County Bar Association, and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.

Admissions/Education

ADMISSIONS, PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Matt is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District. He is a member of the Florida bar and is also a member of the American Bar Association, the Broward County Bar Association, and the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance.

EDUCATION

St. Thomas University School of Law, Miami, FL, Juris Doctor, 2013

Representative Cases

Obtained a favorably early resolution for multiple employers in litigation brought by former employees for allegedly retaliatory employment practices in violation of the Whistleblower provisions of the occupation safety and Health Act

Obtained voluntary dismissal of suit against Property Insurer in claims of breach of contract relative to alleged damages resulting from a property loss

Secured a final summary judgment for Property Insurer for claims of breach of contract relative to alleged damages resulting from a property loss

Obtained multiple favorable, early resolutions for Insurer in Personal Injury Protection claims brought my medical providers

Obtained multiple favorable, early resolutions for Property Insurer in a variety of first party breach of contract cases brought by homeowners and mitigation companies

New York

7 Times Square
19th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Ph: 212-400-0626

Miami

100 S.E. 2nd Street
Suite 2600
Miami, FL 33131
Ph: 786-425-1045
Fax: 786-425-3905

Ft. Lauderdale

1600 West Commercial Blvd.
Suite 201
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
Ph: 954-848-2460
Fax: 954-848-2470

Tampa

400 N.Ashley Drive
Suite 1150
Tampa, FL 33602
Ph: 813-223-6021
Fax: 813-223-6024

North Palm Beach

824 U.S. Highway 1 Drive
Suite 305
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Ph: 561-624-8233
Fax: 561-624-8940