Matthew K. Mitchell

Matthew K. Mitchell

Mt. Laurel, New Jersey
(856) 761-0726

Matthew K. Mitchell, Esquire graduated from Lafayette College in 1990 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and Law. During his college years, he was a legislative intern in Washington, D.C. for Congressman Jim Florio while attending American University's Justice Program in Washington, D.C. He received his Juris Doctorate with Honors in 1993 from the University of Miami School of Law, where he was an active member of the regional and national mock trial team competitions and the law school's Litigation Skills Program. As a law student, he was certified by the Florida Supreme Court to prosecute cases for the Office of the State Attorney, Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida as a legal intern under Janet Reno. After successfully passing the NJ and FL bar exams in 1993, Mr. Mitchell then entered private practice as an associate with an AV-rated law firm in Miami, FL, where he concentrated on insurance defense litigation on behalf of national insurance carriers, third party administrators and self-insured entities. In 1995, he then returned to his native southern New Jersey, where he practiced as an associate and then shareholder with a respected AV-rated local insurance defense firm for 16 years.

In March, 2011, Mr. Mitchell joined Cipriani & Werner as the managing partner of the liability department in the firm's Marlton, NJ office, where his practice focuses on property/casualty insurance defense litigation including first and third party claims, personal and commercial motor vehicle matters, insurance coverage disputes, fraud/SIU matters, premises liability and product liability.

Mr. Mitchell has successfully tried numerous cases and argued several appellate matters before New Jersey's Appellate Division. In addition to his jury trial and appellate accomplishments, he has consistently achieved favorable results for his clients through binding and non-binding alternative dispute resolution.

Mr. Mitchell is a founding member of the Central Jersey Claims Association, and frequently provides legal update presentations and accredited seminars to insurance industry professionals throughout New Jersey and abroad.

Mr. Mitchell is a member of the New Jersey State Bar and Camden County Bar Associations, New Jersey Defense Association, New Jersey Motor Truck Association, Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association and New Jersey Warehousemen and Movers Association. He is admitted to practice in Florida and New Jersey, as well the United States District Courts for the State of New Jersey and for the Southern District of Florida, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh and Third Circuits, and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Mitchell has achieved the highest "AV" Peer-Review and Client-Review Ratings in Martindale-Hubbell. He is also listed in Who's Who in American Law, The National Registry of Who's Who and was voted "Awesome Attorney" in South Jersey Magazine in October 2007 (Personal Injury) and October 2010 (Insurance Law).

Mr. Mitchell co-authored New Jersey Trial and Evidence for the New Jersey Institute of Continuing Legal Education. He also co-authored Verbal Threshold Update for the New Jersey Defense Association Magazine.

Mr. Mitchell and his family reside in Marlton, New Jersey

Areas of Practice

  • General Litigation
  • Motor Carrier
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Product Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • Southern District of Florida Trial Bar
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida
    • J.D. - 1993
  • Lafayette College
    • B.A. - 1990

Published Works

  • Continuing Legal Education, New Jersey Trial and Evidence for the New Jersey Institute
  • Verbal Threshold Update , New Jersey Defense Association Magazine.

Honors and Awards

  • “AV” Peer-Review and Client-Review Ratings in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Awesome Attorney” in South Jersey Magazine, 2007 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Camden County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Defense Association
  • New Jersey Motor Truck Association
  • Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association
  • New Jersey Warehousemen and Movers Association