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Matthew T. Famiglietti
  • Employment Law, Immigration Law, Social Security Disability ...
  • District of Columbia, South Carolina
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Legal Knowledge
5.0/5.0
Legal Analysis
5.0/5.0
Communication Skills
4.5/5.0
Ethics and Professionalism
5.0/5.0
Jeffrey Weinstock
Reviewed by Jeffrey Weinstock November 16, 2020
Rating: 10 Justia Lawyer Rating - 10 out of 10
Matt is terrific. I would hire him personally if I needed an attorney in these areas.
Reviewed by Elisabeth Arnette-Nazanee Topian December 8, 2020
Matthew Famiglietti is an amazing advocate for his clients!
Matthew Famiglietti was referred to me and I couldn't have been more pleased to have him working on my behalf! Not only did he represent me well and with tremendous knowledge of the law, as it applied to my case, he was able to bring a resolution. He kept me informed all the way through the process and guided and educated me along the way. He cared at a time that was very unsettling for me and he gave me comfort and confidence because he made sure I knew what was happening and what each step needed was. Matthew Famiglietta is one of the most professional attorneys I've had the pleasure with which to work. His demeanor exudes confidence and knowledge and, at no time, did I ever question whose side he was on and know that he was totally "in my corner."
Reviewed by Amanda K. November 12, 2020
Matt is an Excellent Attorney! He is the Best of the Best!
Matt is an extraordinary attorney who goes above and beyond to help his clients. He helped my family with a very difficult disability case and did everything possible to make sure no stone was left unturned. He is extremely knowledgeable and dedicated. He fought for us and never gave up even though it was a hard case from the beginning. He is the most compassionate and understanding attorney who truly understands how important your case is to you. Matt is the best of the best and I highly recommend him and his team. We are forever grateful for all his hard work, and more importantly, very blessed to have had the opportunity for him to be our attorney. Thank you so much Matt for always believing and never giving up!
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Biography

Matthew Famiglietti opened his first law office in 1994 because he believes strongly that one individual can make a difference. Having a disability, and living with that disability every day, gives him a unique insight into issues that affect people with disabilities. He has a deep commitment to providing quality legal services to others with disabilities. Of course, he brings that same commitment to those without disabilities as well. Matthew handles cases ranging from Disability Law, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Employment Law, Asylum Law, to Special Education Law. All of these areas have one thing in common – helping those who are being discriminated against through no fault of their own.You will never know if you have a valid case unless you have consulted with an experienced attorney.

Matthew cares about what is best for you, not best for him; and he will help you find justice through the best available avenue.

Practice Areas
    Employment Law
    Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
    Social Security Disability
    Education Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Asylum Law
Video Conferencing
  • Microsoft Teams
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Social Security cases receive free consultations
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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South Carolina
South Carolina Bar
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Education
University of South Carolina School of Law
J.D. (1985) | Law
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College of Charleston
B.A.
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Awards
Top Lawyers in Washington DC
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Professional Associations
Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc.
Member
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American Immigration Lawyer's Association (AILA)
Member
- Current
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Metropolitan Washington Employment Lawyers Association (MWELA)
Member
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National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives (NOSSCR)
Member
- Current
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US District Court for the District of Columbia
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- Current
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District of Columbia Bar
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South Carolina Bar
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District of Columbia Bar Association Lawyer Service Management Committee
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Publications
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Legal Answers
7 Questions Answered
Q. What is the impact of Appellant's Representative's Notice of Withdrawal of Counsel on an ongoing case?
A: The judge will consider the Motion to Withdraw. He or she will consider the reasons for the Motion, then make a decision of the Motion. The attorney who made the Motion still represents, you until the Motion to Withdraw is granted and ordered by the judges.
Q. Washington DC employer refuses employment verification.
A: It is highly unusual for a former employer not to give verification of employment of a former employee. Usually the verification is very general, for example Mr Smith worked for Company A from Jan 1 2020 to Jan 1 2021. You would need to contact a licensed attorney in DC for a more in depth consultation in terms of the facts of the situation. This format is not meant to take the place of a virtual consultation. Most attorneys are giving phone consultations due to the Covid pandemic.
Q. Does an "employee" in the code of federal regulations refer to active duty components (military, PHS, NOAA)?
A: Your question is not entirely clear, but a member of the military is a federal employee. Individuals who work for NOAA are federal employees as well. PHS helps aid federal agencies as the FDA and the CDC
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Contact & Map
Law Office of Matthew T. Famiglietti, PLLC
2101 L St NW
#800
Washington, DC 20037
Telephone: (202) 669-5880
Fax: (202) 478-1890
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Notice: All appointments are virtual at this time due to Covid
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