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Matthew F. Altamura


Matthew Altamura, a Partner at Dodge & Altamura, represents plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of litigation matters including personal injury and insurance liability, business litigation, contract litigation, and worker’s compensation. Mr. Altamura has successfully represented hundreds of injured individuals against negligent drivers across the state, and has also been victorious against a variety of large corporate defendants, including national restaurant and grocery chains, nursing homes, bars, and hospitals. In June 2014, Mr. Altamura, along with partner Shannon Altamura and Stan West of West & Smith, set a historical record in Caldwell County after winning a $1,250,000 jury verdict in a pedestrian personal injury claim.

Matthew Altamura is well-regarded by his legal peers and has a proven track record of client satisfaction, evident by his Superb rating on Avvo.com.

Mr. Altamura has also received high national acclaim for his legal accomplishments. His recent awards and honors include the following:

  • 2015 Top 10 Under 40 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • 2015 Nation's Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • 2014 Top 40 Under 40 by The National Trial Lawyers

Mr. Altamura is admitted to practice in all state courts across North Carolina as well as in the Middle District of North Carolina Federal Court.

Originally from New York, Mr. Altamura attended The College of William and Mary where he double majored in Economics and Philosophy. He then attended George Mason University School of Law and was selected as a scholar for the EMLE Erasmus Mundus Programme in Law and Economics in Hamburg, Germany.

Mr. Altamura is married to Shannon Altamura, also a partner at Dodge & Altamura, and they have one child.