Matt Neale

Retired Attorney

Matt Neale had a distinguished career as a personal injury attorney and garnered a reputation for being a tough negotiator and litigator. He retired from the firm in 2021. Matt is well-respected by judges and other attorneys in the California legal community, and the insurance companies and auto manufacturers knew that he wasn’t afraid to take his clients’ cases to trial.

A relentless advocate, Matt maintained a 99 percent success rate during his decades-long career, and he regularly received referrals from past clients who had friends and family members in need of experienced legal representation.

Matt has received more than $40 million in recoveries for his clients during his career, throughout his career, using his extensive knowledge and experience to help victims recover after being injured through no fault of their own. He also successfully represented clients dealing with lemons.

The National Trial Lawyer - Matt Neale

The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100

Matt was recognized as one of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. This is an invitation-only organization composed of the premier trial lawyers from each state or region who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense trial lawyers. Matt gained this recognition due to his client-oriented civil law work.

Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Matt Neale

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

One of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States, membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

Matt’s practice areas include:

Now retired, Matt enjoys working on classic cars, boating, traveling, and spending time with his 13 grandchildren.

Contact Neale & Fhima for a Free, No-Obligation Consultation about Your Legal Rights

If you believe that you may have a Lemon Law or personal injury claim and would like to speak with an experienced attorney, we encourage you to contact our offices in Dana Point, Los Angeles, San Francisco, or San Diego CA for a free consultation. To speak with one of our attorneys about your claim, call (888) 407-2955 or contact Neale & Fhima online today.

*Attorney Matthew Neale is of counsel with Neale & Fhima APC, but is neither an associate, partner nor an equity holder.



    99% SUCCESS

    At Neale & Fhima, we have extensive experience helping clients file successful Lemon Law and Personal Injury claims. We offer free consultations for clients who need assistance with either claim.


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