and Phone: 407-581-9800
E-Mail: [email protected]
Practice Areas: Association Law, Commercial & Civil Litigation, Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights, Mediation/Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
As a seasoned commercial litigation attorney with more than 35 years of experience, Matt Firestone has successfully handled hundreds of disputes during his career, including complex real estate, contract and business-related matters. In his practice, Matt also represents numerous homeowners associations, condominium associations, and commercial property owners associations, including some as large as 3,000+ dwelling units. He has been a presenter, on association-related issues, for property management companies, the Community Associations Institute, and the Orange County Homeowners Association Alliance.
His experience includes representing clients in both state and federal court, including a number of jury trials and appeals. He is certified as a mediator by the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, and as a circuit court mediator by the Florida Supreme Court.
Matt is an honors graduate of Duke University School of Law with his J.D. and a high honors graduate of the University of Florida with a B.S. in Accounting.
Admitted to bar, 1983, Florida, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, 1984.
2015, 2016, 2018, and 2019 Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine.
2020, 2021, and 2022 Best Lawyers in America©, U.S News and World Report.
University of Florida, B.S., summa cum laude, Accounting, 1980;
Duke University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1983.
The Florida Bar