Matthew B. Cox

Attorney Matthew B. Cox






  • College of the Holy Cross (BA, 1989)
  • Suffolk University (JD, cum laude, 1992)

Admitted to Bar:

  • New Hampshire 1992
  • Maine 1993
  • U S District Court, District of New Hampshire


  • Best Lawyers in America – personal injury
  • “Preeminent” A/V rating by Martindale-Hubbell (Highest Possible Rating in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards)
    • Top Lawyers 2012- NH Magazine
    • Top Lawyers 2011 – NH Magazine
    • Top Lawyers 2010 – NH Magazine
    • Top Lawyers 2009 – NH Magazine
  • Recipient: American Jurisprudence Products Liability Award

Professional Activities:

  • Co-authored successful Amicus Brief to New Hampshire Supreme Court on behalf of NHAJ with Sarah E. Lavoie, Esq., in Desclos v. Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, 153 N.H. 607 (2006). Desclos is a precedent setting case which held that an injured plaintiff can in most cases maintain his or her privacy in regard to mental health treatment records and does not have to turn them over to the insurance company in most accident cases.
  • President New Hampshire Trial Lawyer’s Association, 2005-2006
  • Past Chairperson of the Worker’s Comp Section of the New Hampshire Bar Association

Professional Associations:

  • New Hampshire Bar Association Maine Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association (n/k/a NH Association for Justice)
  • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (n/k/a American Association for Justice)