Matthew D. Levy
J.D., Nova Southeastern University, 1994
B.A. (Political Science), University of Delaware, 1991
U.S. District Court - Southern District of Florida
The Florida Bar
Million Dollar Advocates Forum
Florida Super Lawyers – Personal Injury - 2014, 2015 and 2016
American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
Palm Beach County Bar Association
Palm Beach County Justice Association
Broward County Justice Association
Florida Justice Association (formerly the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers)
American Association for Justice (formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association)
Long Island, New York, 1969
Matthew D. Levy joined the firm in January 1998 and manages Metnick, Levy & Dyson’s litigation and trial unit. He has participated in over 40 civil jury trials. A Board–Certified Civil Trial Lawyer by the Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education, he is considered a specialist in civil trial law. Mr. Levy, who was born in New York and raised in New Jersey, is known for his meticulous preparation, competitiveness, and attention to detail. Mr. Levy typically handles the firm's catastrophic injury, wrongful death, complex liability, and defective product cases.
Mr. Levy is a graduate of the University of Delaware (B.A. - 1991) and received his law degree from Nova Southeastern University Law School in 1994. In 2000, at the age of 30, Mr. Levy became a partner with the firm. Three years later, he achieved board certification at the age of only 33 and in 2005, he became a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Mr. Levy was one of the first members of his graduating law class to hold either of these distinctions. In 2008 and in 2013, Mr. Levy was recertified by the Florida Bar as a specialist in civil trial law. He has litigated more than 1,500 negligence cases involving personal injury and wrongful death and is well known and respected by the defense bar as being well prepared and tough, yet also fair and diplomatic. Mr. Levy has been attorney in over 45 civil jury trials. He has litigated several cases which have resolved for over $1 million. Mr. Levy has also been elected by his peers to the Florida Super Lawyers in 2014, 2015 and 2016, a distinction bestowed on just a small handful of attorneys in the state. In the year 2015, Mr. Levy was voted into the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) by his colleagues, a national organization for both plaintiff and defense trial attorneys. Mr. Levy is also AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, the highest possible rating for lawyers which is considered preeminent.
Mr. Levy maintains a strong and active relationship with plaintiff lawyer associations throughout the State of Florida and beyond, where he routinely obtains and exchanges legal research and hot-off-the-press information with fellow attorneys. Mr. Levy is also frequently contacted by other personal injury attorneys who seek his strategic advice and opinions, memorandums of law, and background information on defenses expert witnesses, for which he keeps an arsenal of materials in the firm's database.
Mr. Levy has resided in South Florida since 1991 and currently resides in the City of Delray Beach with his wife, Dana, his two sons, Steven and Connor. Mr. Levy's passion, strong work ethic, competitive spirit, and motivation to win has helped assist hundreds of injured accident victims in their time of need.