Matthew Rook Partner

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Background

Matt Rook is a partner in the Boyd Richards Parker & Colonnelli, P.L., Fort Lauderdale Office. His practice is focused on first party and third-party insurance defense related to matters involving property and casualty, premises liability, wrongful death, automotive and commercial vehicle liability. He has extensive experience representing Insurance Companies, insureds, companies, and business owners across the state of Florida. He handles all aspects of litigation, from pre-suit investigation through trial.

Matt was born in Washington State, but grew up in South Florida. He attended Florida State University, graduating in 2010 and obtained his Bachelor of Science in Political Science. Thereafter, he went on to attend law school at St. Thomas University School of Law, obtaining his juris doctor in 2013.

Matt joined the firm in 2011, serving as a law clerk while attending law school at St. Thomas University School of Law. He is a member of the Florida Bar, American Bar Association, Broward County Bar Association, Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

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

1500 Broadway
Suite 505
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