Matthew B. Esslinger

Partner

messlinger@chartwelllaw.com
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(717) 686-9427
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(717) 909-5173
Harrisburg, PA
150 Corporate Center Drive
Suite 103
Camp Hill
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PA
17011
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PRACTICE AREAS

Employment Law

Workers' Compensation

In-House Counsel Assistance Including Claims & Underwriting File Analysis and Privilege Determination for Non-Party Subpoenas

Admissions

Pennsylvania

Education

Widener University School of Law

J.D., cum laude, 2008

Bloomsburg University

B.A., cum laude, 2003

Matthew Esslinger primarily devotes his practice to the defense of workers’ compensation matters on behalf of insurance carriers, employers, self-insured entities, and third-party administrators.

He has obtained victories before workers’ compensation judges and various appellate bodies in a variety of workers’ compensation petitions and issues.

Mr. Esslinger helps his clients by counseling them on the most effective and efficient legal strategies necessary to mitigate risk and liability in workers’ compensation claims and achieve a positive outcome. Mr. Esslinger has also given presentations on various topics related to workers’ compensation defense.

Prior to joining Chartwell, Mr. Esslinger worked for a large defense firm, where he litigated and counseled clients on workers' compensation cases.

Professional Associations

Capitol Area Insurance Professionals

Presentations

Philadelphia Bar Association, “Reaching Reasonable Resolutions in the Absence of Impairment Rating Caps” – 11/17

Erie Insurance “Navigating EDI/WCAIS issues when filing Medical Only Claims” – 6/6/17

Commonwealth of PA “Commonwealth Settlements” – 4/5/17

Dauphin County Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section “Case Law Update”- 4/7/17

Reported cases

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. WCAB (Clippinger), 38 A. 3d 1037 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2011)

Matthew Esslinger primarily devotes his practice to the defense of workers’ compensation matters on behalf of insurance carriers, employers, self-insured entities, and third-party administrators.

He has obtained victories before workers’ compensation judges and various appellate bodies in a variety of workers’ compensation petitions and issues.

Mr. Esslinger helps his clients by counseling them on the most effective and efficient legal strategies necessary to mitigate risk and liability in workers’ compensation claims and achieve a positive outcome. Mr. Esslinger has also given presentations on various topics related to workers’ compensation defense.

Prior to joining Chartwell, Mr. Esslinger worked for a large defense firm, where he litigated and counseled clients on workers' compensation cases.

Professional Associations

Capitol Area Insurance Professionals

Presentations

Philadelphia Bar Association, “Reaching Reasonable Resolutions in the Absence of Impairment Rating Caps” – 11/17

Erie Insurance “Navigating EDI/WCAIS issues when filing Medical Only Claims” – 6/6/17

Commonwealth of PA “Commonwealth Settlements” – 4/5/17

Dauphin County Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section “Case Law Update”- 4/7/17

Reported cases

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. WCAB (Clippinger), 38 A. 3d 1037 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2011)

Resources