Matthew Fornaro, P.A.
Matthew Fornaro has been a business law attorney in Florida, serving Coral Springs, Parkland, and Broward since 2003. Prior to starting his own law firm, he was a litigation attorney with Shutts & Bowen, LLP, and Greenspoon Marder, P.A. Matthew practices complex commercial litigation, including contract disputes, commercial and residential real estate disputes, antitrust matters, unfair competition, trade secrets, and landlord-tenant disputes.
He also practices intellectual property law, UCC and creditor litigation, employment litigation, homeowner and condominium association representation, consumer finance and servicer representation for creditors, collection and post-judgment collection, escalated litigation assistance, and drafting and revision of business documents, including the formation of business organizations. Matthew assists new business owners in choosing and drafting all legally required documents.
Broward County Bar Association Bench and Bar Committee
District of Columbia Bar
Supreme Court of the United States
United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida
United States Court of International Trade
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
United States Tax Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Matthew Fornaro, Esq.
As an attorney, Matthew has been recognized as “AV” rated, which is the highest rating an attorney can achieve through Martindale’s Peer Review system. In 2015 Matthew was listed in the “Legal Leaders” publication as a top-rated attorney in South Florida in the areas of litigation, commercial litigation, and real estate. Matthew is also a graduate and instructor of the Kaufman Foundation’s FastTrac NewVenture Program, presented by the Broward County Office of Economic and Small Business Development.
Florida Supreme Court Certified County Mediator
Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator
FINRA Dispute Resolution Arbitrator
Rated AV® Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
2018 “Legal Leader” for South Florida
Florida Super Lawyers, Rising Star
Legal Leaders, South Florida’s Top Rated Lawyers
America’s Most Honored Professionals
Lead Counsel Rated
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity
University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D.)
University of Florida Levin College of Law, Certificate of Intellectual Property Law
Florida Atlantic University (B.A.) cum laude
Matthew Fornaro, P.A. Successfully Represented
Board of Directors, Broward County Bar Association
Former Vice-President and Board of Directors, Sawgrass Nature Center & Wildlife Hospital
Former Member, Broward County Consumer Protection Board
Former Commissioner, Broward County Historical Commission
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United Way of Broward County, Mission United Veteran’s Project