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Matthew B. Malamud

Phone: 215-540-2631
Fax: 215-591-8273
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Representative Matters

  • Biela v. Westfield Insurance Company, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 9016 (E.D. Pa. Jan. 19, 2021) (granting summary judgment in favor of carrier on breach of contract and statutory bad faith claim)
  • Schmidt v. State Auto Property & Casualty Insurance Company, No. 24-C-16-003334 (Cir.Ct.Md. July 31, 2017)(granting summary judgment in favor of carrier on breach of contract claim)
  • Delong v. Cincinnati Ins. Co., No. 2014-3032 (Pa.Com.Pl. December 3, 2015) (granting summary judgment in favor of carrier on statutory bad faith claim under 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 8371)

Published Works

  • “The Approaching Storm: Business Income Losses, Catastrophe Claims, and the Post-COVID Economy”, Co-Authors, Aubrey Shea of J.S. Held, and Robert M. Runyon III, Esquire, and Daniel J. Grossman, Esquire, July, 2020
  • "Examining Subrogation and Malpractice," Claims Magazine, November, 2018
  • “Walking a Mile in the Policyholder’s Shoes: Common Subrogation Issues in the First-Party Property Insurance Context,” The Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Counterpoint, October 2017
  • “The Role of Rule: Parol Evidence and Coverage Cases,” The Pennsylvania Defense Institute, Counterpoint, February 2017
  • “Your Deposition Is Scheduled… Now What?” International Association of Special Investigation Units, SIU Today, September 2016
  • “Navigating Pennsylvania's Amended Motor Vehicle Physical Damage Appraiser Act,” Pennsylvania Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, PAMIC Pulse, May 2016
  • Bad Faith Compendium, FC&S Legal, August 18, 2014
  • Bad Faith Compendium: Maryland, FC&S Legal, February 24, 2014
  • Bad Faith Compendium: Delaware, FC&S Legal, January 27, 2014
  • Bad Faith Compendium: Connecticut, FC&S Legal, January 20, 2014
  • Flood Insurance Statute of Limitations Remains Intact After Proof of Loss Deadline Extensions, Lexology, November 27, 2013
  • New Paradigm for Settlement When Coverage is in Doubt Adopted in Pennsylvania, Lexology, July 15, 2013
  • Insurers to Disclose Anti-Concurrent Causation Clauses to Maryland Consumers Under New Law, Lexology, May 6, 2013

Classes/Seminars Taught

  • Panelist, “Appraisal — Evolution & Evaluation of the New Normal,” PLRB Hot Topics Webinar Series (April 2020).
  • Panelist, “How to Handle a COVID-19 Property Claim,” Timoney Knox Webinar (March 2020)
  • Speaker, "How to Diagnose and Avoid the Bad Faith Setup," Pennsylvania Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters 2017 Fall Claims Seminar
  • Speaker, "Ethics, Morality and Decision Making for the Claims Professional and Counsel," NJSIA 2017 Annual Seminar
  • Presenter, "2016 Bad Faith Update," Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2016
  • Speaker, "Practical Considerations for Dealing with Public Adjusters," October 24, 2013

Matt is an Associate in the Insurance Industry Group.  He is licensed in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland.  

Matt focuses his practice on complex first-party insurance coverage disputes, bad faith allegations and investigations of suspected insurance fraud. He regularly counsels insurers in complex coverage disputes and policy interpretations related primarily to homeowners and commercial insurance policies. 

Matt has authored and spoken on a variety of topics, including bad faith, ethics, and condominium policy interpretation.  

Before joining Timoney Knox, Matt served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Robert O. Baldi in the Court of Common Pleas of Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He also served as a certified legal intern for The Children’s Advocacy Clinic of The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Industry Law
  • Arson/Insurance Fraud
  • Extracontractual/Bad Faith
  • Property Coverage

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 2012
  • New Jersey, 2013
  • Maryland, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2016
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, 2017
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 2019


  • Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • Pennsylvania State University, B.S., Psychology, 2007

Honors and Awards

  • Woolsack Honor Society - Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of Law
  • National Society for Collegiate Scholars - Pennsylvania State University
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honors Fraternity - Pennsylvnaia State University

Professional Associations

  • Montgomery Bar Association, Member
  • Bucks County Bar Association, Member
  • Bucks County Inn of Court, Member
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