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Contact Matt at 415-775-8950
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Matthew Wertheim

Experienced Personal Injury, Real Estate and Business Counsel;
Mediation Services

In private practice since 1987, Matthew Wertheim has handled a wide variety of litigation and transactional matters. He has represented clients in hundreds of lawsuits and disputes involving personal injury law, malpractice, real estate, business disputes and litigation, and more.  He also has significant experience with insurance coverage and bad faith litigation. Early in his career, he worked for an insurance defense firm, McDonald, Cullom & Perrusina and was active in all phases of civil litigation, providing an inside perspective to insurance defense.

In addition, Matthew Wertheim is a seasoned mediator and since 2005 has participated in the early Settlement Program as a Mediator for the San Francisco Superior court. He has mediated over 200 ESP and private disputes involving personal injury, real estate/contracts, employment, medical malpractice, and products liability.



University of San Francisco School of Law, JD,  1985

  • Criminal Justice Specialist, Law Clerk, San Francisco District Attorney's Gang Violence Task Force
  • Judicial Extern, Honorable Daniel Weinstein, San Francisco Superior Court

UC Berkeley, BA, Political Science, 1982

  • External Affairs Coordinator, ASB
  • Abracadabra/Delta Chi Fraternity

Urban High School, San Francisco 1978

Professional/Personal Affiliations

  • American Inns of Court, Lawyers Club of San Francisco - Founding Member
  • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Consumer Attorney's of California (CAOC), Member
  • Lawyer's Club of San Francisco - Past Board Member
  • The Playhouse in San Anselmo - President of Board for Marin County non-profit community theater (2002-2009)
  • Osher Marin JCC, Board Member 2016 to Present



When not lawyering or mediating, Matt likes hiking and biking in Marin and beyond.



  • Most Outstanding Presentation, Inns of Court Lawyers Club
  • Highest Possible Peer Review Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards by Martindale-Hubbell, 2011




















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