Matthew B. Criscuolo


Boca Raton

(561) 515-5263

(561) 245-6209

Matthew Criscuolo practices in the area of complex commercial litigation, including breach of contract, business governance, business torts, construction defects, product liability, trade secrets, enforcement of non-compete agreements, premises liability, and general liability matters. Matt represents clients across several industries, including hospitality companies, condominium associations and developers, real estate owners and management companies, construction companies, and technology companies. He also represents insurers in complex coverage, claims handling, and bad faith litigation. Matt practices in state and federal court and focuses on pragmatic solutions to complex business disputes, whether through developing an aggressive litigation strategy, or through negotiating an amicable, private resolution.

Matt earned his J.D. from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center. While in law school, Matt served as articles editor for the Nova Law Review and as research assistant for two prominent professors. He graduated second in his class, earned seven high-grade awards, and received the ALI-ABA Scholarship and Leadership Award at his law school graduation. Matt received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida.






Matthew Criscuolo Announced as President of The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County

August 31, 2022

Matthew Criscuolo, a member of the firm’s Commercial Litigation Department, has been announced as the president of The Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County.

Judge Halts Seawall Construction at Singer Island Condo Tower

November 03, 2016

Simeon Brier, Matthew Criscuolo and Thomas Dye discuss an emergency motion filed to halt construction of a seawall behind their client’s condominium.

Matthew Criscuolo and John David Dickenson Discuss Representing Risk Retention Groups in The Risk Retention Reporter

July 31, 2015

Matthew Criscuolo and John David Dickenson write an article in The Risk Retention Reporter titled "Leveling the Playing Field: Representing Risk Retention Groups in Coverage Disputes."

Martin Schrier Joins Cozen O’Connor’s Miami Office

April 01, 2013

Mr. Schrier, formerly a partner with K&L Gates, focuses his practice on complex business transactions, including domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, restructurings, and venture and growth capital investments.

West Palm Attorneys Levine, Dickenson, Criscuolo Favorably Settle Securities Case

April 01, 2013

The Herald-Tribune reported on the settlement that saved clients significantly in this securities action brought by the Florida Attorney General and the Office of Financial Regulation.


Leveraging GIS-Based Technology for Adjacent Construction Claims

August 03, 2020

Simeon Brier and Matthew Criscuolo contributed an article to the ABA discussing how adjacent construction claims are teeming with complex, data-driven issues where technology can provide tools to aid in the investigation, management and resolution of such claims.

Do Your Job, Even if it Kills You? [CLM]

July 01, 2019

Simeon Brier and Matt Criscuolo contributed an article to CLM discussing the professional liability implications following the arrest of Marjory Stoneman Douglas' student Resource Offer Scot Peterson, in the wake of the February 2018 school shooting.

Events & Seminars

Past Events

2019 CLM Southeast Conference

October 03, 2019 - Kissimmee, Florida

General Liability Claims/Best Practices

June 21, 2019 - Naples, FL


  • Nova Southeastern University, J.D., 2008
  • University of Florida, B.A., 2005

Awards & Honors

Florida Super Lawyers "Rising Star," 2014-2018

  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court -- Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court -- Southern District of Florida