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Workers' Compensation


Matthew W. Slater

Workers' Comp Lawyers Philadelphia PAMatthew W. Slater is an associate in the Philadelphia office of Willig, Williams & Davidson. A certified specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law, Matt represents injured workers in workers’ compensation proceedings before administrative judges, the state Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board and the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court.

In addition to handling hearings, depositions and oral arguments on behalf of his clients, Matt counsels injured workers regarding the availability of benefits such as civil service, social security disability, private disability and workers’ compensation benefits.

Prior to joining Willig, Williams & Davidson, Matt was a contract compliance coordinator for St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. In that capacity he negotiated, drafted and executed agreements pertaining to services, settlements, leases, transfers, physician employment and affiliations. He also assisted regional counsel for the hospital and the hospital’s administration in resolving legal issues.

Matt is a 2003 graduate of Widener University School of Law. He completed his undergraduate degree at Widener University in 1999, majoring in history with a minor in political science. He graduated with distinguished honors, served as vice president and historian of the national honor society, Phi Alpha Theta, and was a member of the social sciences national honor society, Phi Gamma Mu.


  • Widener University School of Law, J.D., 2003
  • Widener University, B.A., 1999


  • Willig, Williams & Davidson, Associate, 2009-Present
  • St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Contract Compliance Coordinator, 2005-2009

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 2004

Professional Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2005-Present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association, 2005-Present

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