Matthew W. Bennett

Shareholder | Tallahassee Office

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Matthew W. Bennett is a shareholder in HR Law’s Tallahassee office, which he launched for the firm in 2006.

Since 2000, Matt’s primary practice has been representing the interests of employers, carriers, and claim-handling entities in litigated Workers’ Compensation claims. He has extensive experience in the public and private healthcare sectors, self-insureds, PEOs, insureds under high-deductible programs and some of the largest carriers in the State. He has been Board Certified by the Florida Bar as a Specialist in Workers’ Compensation since 2006.

Matt earned his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from Florida State University and his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law, where he graduated Cum Laude and was a member of the Stetson Law Review. Certified by the Florida Department of Insurance as a lecturer, he presents frequently to employers and insurance groups.

An ardent FSU fan, Matt resides in Tallahassee with his wife and two sons.


  • Florida Bar Board Certified – Workers’ Compensation, 2006


  • Florida, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1998


  • Stetson University College of Law,
    St. Petersburg, Florida

    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    Honors: Cum Laude
    Law Review: Senior Associate Member, Stetson Law Review, 1996 – 1998

  • Florida State University,
    Tallahassee, Florida

    B.S., Bachelor of Science
    Major: Biological Sciences


  • Super Lawyers, 2013 Rising Star


  • Morlan & Stovash, P.A.,

    Associate, 1998 – 2000