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Matthew C. Perushek

Attorney
matthew.perushek@sfmlawyers.com
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Phone: 703-925-0500

3925 Chain Bridge Rd, #402
Fairfax, Virginia 22030

Matt Perushek has practiced personal injury law his entire career.  He exclusively represents plaintiffs, those who were injured because of the negligence of others.  He has represented clients in wrongful death, medical malpractice, brain injury, products liability, and serious automobile collision cases.  Matt has tried cases in courts throughout Virginia, including Fairfax, Arlington, Prince William, Loudoun, Henrico, and Fredericksburg.  Matt also has experience representing clients in federal court cases, including cases filed under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA).

Matt has authored briefs filed with the Supreme Court of Virginia, and he has argued before the Court on a number of occasions.  Additionally, Matt is a member of the Amicus Curiae Committee of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.  The committee serves as the voice for injured people when the Court is faced with a legal issue that may impact their rights and well-being.

Since joining the firm, Matt has been involved in numerous successful trials and settlements.  He has been recognized as a Rising Star by SuperLawyers and as a Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers Association.  He is a past president of the Young Lawyers Section of the Fairfax Bar Association, and he is active in the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and Virginia State Bar.

Matt is originally from Northern Minnesota.  While he lived in Minnesota, he was a member of the U.S. Junior National Curling Team, winning a World Junior Championship and competing at the U.S. Olympic Trials for the 2010 Olympics.  Matt moved to Virginia to attend law school.  Before joining the firm, he clerked for the Honorable Michael F. Devine of the Fairfax County Circuit Court.

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, George Mason University School of Law, 2012

B.A., summa cum laude, Hamline University, 2009

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Virginia, 2012
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 2015
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Fairfax Bar Association
Member Since: 2012
Young Lawyers Section, President, 2017 to 2018; Board Member, 2012 to present

Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Member Since: 2012
Amicus Committee, 2017 to present

The George Mason American Inn of Court
Member Since: 2015

Virginia State Bar Young Lawyers Conferenece
Member Since: 2017
Fifth District Representative, 2017 to present

Previous Experience
Law Clerk to the Honorable Michael F. Devine, Fairfax Circuit Court, 2012-2013
Honors
SuperLawyers Rising Stars, 2015-2018
The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2017-2018