Matthew P. Dolan

Newark, New Jersey
Phone: 973-602-3478
Fax: 973-624-0356

Matt Dolan is a Partner with Meyner and Landis and is licensed to practice law in New Jersey and New York. Matt specializes primarily in commercial and civil litigation matters with a strong track record of successful results for his clients. Matt takes a direct approach to contested litigation matters, aggressively representing clients’ positions. Further, with a business background in Supply Chain and Information Systems from the Pennsylvania State University and as a former Chancery clerk, Matt offers a unique perspective to clients, often reaching practical or creative solutions for clients’ complex matters. Matt also significant experience in handling contested matters for financial institutions as well as commercial collection and bankruptcy actions.

Matt is active in the local bar and state bar, serving as a co-chair of the Essex County Bar Association Chancery Committee and both a trustee and secretary with the New Jersey State Bar Banking section. In addition to the foregoing, Matt volunteers with Fulfill, the FoodBank of Ocean and Monmouth County and has served on their annual gala committee every year since 2019. In every year from 2018 through 2022 Matt has been selected for inclusion by New Jersey Super Lawyers Magazine as a Super Lawyer “Rising Star”.

During law school, Matt interned for the cities of Hoboken and Newark and served as a legal intern in the New Jersey Federal District Court for the Honorable Esther Salas, U.S.D.J. Prior to joining Meyner and Landis, Matt clerked for the Honorable Edward M. Coleman, Presiding Judge of the Chancery Division for the Somerset/Hunterdon/Warren Vicinage of the New Jersey Superior Court.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York


  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D.
  • The Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania
    • Major: Supply Chain and Information Systems
    • Minor: History

Past Employment Positions

  • Chancery Law Clerk to the Honorable Edward M. Coleman, P.J.Ch., Superior Court of New Jersey, Somerset/Hunterdon/Warren Vicinage, 2013 – 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Essex County Bar Association

Published Works


  • Advanced Collection Practices and Bankruptcy Implications: Session 1, November 19, 2019 / NJICLE
  • Advanced Collection Practices and Bankruptcy Implications: Session 2, January 31, 2020 / NJICLE
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