Matt Fendon

Matt Fendon

Founding Member
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, the Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, and the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association. 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. He is a member of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, the Workers' Injury Law & Advocacy Group (WILG), the Workers' Compensation Section of the State Bar. 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

  • 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

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

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2008


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. cum laude
  • University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona
    • M.B.A.
  • Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Communication


  • 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 list, 2014-2018
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Arizona State Bar Association, Workers Compensation Section, Member, 2008 - Present
  • Maricopa County Bar, Member
  • Arizona Association of Lawyers for Injured Workers
  • Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group

Past Employment Positions

  • Don A. Fendon, P.C., Certified Paralegal, 2001 - 2008
  • Fendon Law Firm, P.C., February 2001 through December 2017

Pro Bono Activities

  • St. Vincent de Paul


  • English
  • Spanish