Matthew J. Moynihan


Matthew Moynihan’s practice focuses on civil litigation and workers’ compensation defense. He has represented clients in personal injury matters, premises liability, products liability, toxic torts, federal and state workers’ compensation, employment matters, contract negotiations, and contract disputes. Matthew has appeared in courts and administrative bodies throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, as well as administrative proceedings before all levels of the Department of Labor. In addition to his litigation experience, Matthew is well-versed in alternative methods of resolution, including arbitration and mediation. Matthew has represented, among others, individuals, small businesses, large corporations, restaurants, shipping companies, hotels, department stores, towns and cities in Virginia, with a focus on resolving each matter in the best possible outcome for his clients.

  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Professional/Community Memberships
  • VADA
  • Norfolk/Portsmouth Bar Association
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association
  • Norfolk School Board Special Education
    Advisory Committee
  • Member of Norfolk Public School Board’s Special Education Advisory Committee Previous Chair 2019 – 2020, and 2020 – 2021
  • Board Member, YMCA JT’s Camp Grom, a location of the YMCA of South Hampton Roads