Matthew Hersh

Matthew Hersh is Senior Counsel in Tyson & Mendes’ Northern California office and assists with general insurance defense matters, including professional liability, public works, premises liability, products liability, catastrophic injury, personal injury, and wrongful death claims, among others.

Prior to joining Tyson & Mendes, Mr. Hersh successfully defended wrongful termination actions on behalf multiple employers, including Walmart and Macy’s.  Using carefully orchestrated video surveillance, Mr. Hersh was able to diminish the credibility of an alleged injured worker, and greatly reduce the value of medical costs in several key matters.

Mr. Hersh obtained his J.D from the New College of California School of Law in 2006, where he served as part of the Bay Area Housing Defense Cooperative.  He obtained is B.A from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2002, where he participated in multiple athletic programs and community outreach events.

In his free time, Mr. Hersh enjoys spending time with his wife and children.  He also enjoys winter sports, running, and reading.