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Matthew Gioffre

Associate   |   Philadelphia
Associate   |   Philadelphia

MATT GIOFFRE is an Associate in the Construction Group of Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC. Matt advises clients on legal matters and litigates complex construction law claims on behalf of general contractors and subcontractors, as well as owners, design-builders, and material suppliers. Matt has broad experience litigating claims involving construction and design defects, product defects, delays, unforeseen conditions, and out-of-scope work claims on public, private, and federal projects. Representing both contractors and project owners, Matt continues to grow his practice pursuing and defending lien claims, bond claims, and Miller Act claims. He has represented clients in many forums including mediations, arbitrations, as well as in trial court for pre-trial motions and jury trials. Matt practices in several jurisdictions, including state and federal courts in Philadelphia, Delaware, Montgomery, and Bucks Counties. 

In addition to his litigation experience, Matt has prepared and negotiated contracts for project owners, general contractors, and subcontractors on projects across Eastern Pennsylvania. Matt works closely with his clients to delineate potential outcomes and develop contract terms that limit potential risk.

Associations

Awards
  • Every year since 2013, Matt has been selected to the Pennsylvania Rising Stars list in the field of Construction Litigation by Super Lawyers Magazine. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to receive this honor.

Areas of Practice

Construction

Education

Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., cum laude
University of Pennsylvania, B.A.

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania
New Jersey

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey