Matt Craig Fendon

Matt Craig Fendon

Founding/Managing Partner
Phoenix, Arizona

Since 2001, Attorney Matt Fendon has worked on workers' compensation and Social Security Disability cases. He gives back to his community supporting organizations such as St. Vincent de Paul. Through dedication and experience, he has earned membership to the State Bar of Arizona Workers' Compensation Section as well as the Arizona Association of Lawyers for Injured Workers (he is the current President of the Association) the Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, and the Arizona Association for Justice. He also enjoys giving back to the community and helping his peers by presenting seminars for the Arizona State Bar.

He is a Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation law by the State Bar of Arizona. He started as a certified paralegal and graduated from law school in 2008. He was licensed to practice in AZ the same year. He has a 10.0 ("Superb") rating with, he is "AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell. Matt Fendon has even been selected for the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ list in 2014-2018. Matt is also a member of the prestigious list of The National Trial Lawyers®: Top 40 Under 40. He is a native Phoenician. In fact, the only time he lived outside of Arizona was for law school in Lansing, Michigan. He worked for Fendon Law Firm, P.C. from February 2001 through December 2017. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys, lifting weights, and playing golf. He also is an avid sports fan. 

Areas of Practice

  • 90% Workers Compensation
  • 10% Social Security Disability

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Specialist in Workers' Compensation Law, State Bar of Arizona

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2008


  • Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude - 2008
  • University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
    • M.B.A.


  • Lorman Worker's Compensation Update, Lorman
  • AzAJ Liens Seminar
  • State Bar of Arizona Seminars
  • Coconino County Bar Association Seminars
  • Yavapai County Bar Association Seminars
  • Maricopa County Bar Association Seminars

Honors and Awards

  • 10.0 “Superb” Rating,
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2014 - 2018
  • Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Arizona Association of Lawyers for Injured Workers (AALIW), President, 2019 - Present
  • Workers' Injury Law Advocacy Group (WILG), Member, 2009 - Present
  • Arizona Association for Justice , Member, 2009 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Fendon Law Firm, Managing Partner, 2008 - 2017

Pro Bono Activities

  • St. Vincent de Paul


  • English
  • Spanish