Our Attorneys

Matthew J. Scanlon, ESQ.

Attorney Matthew Scanlon is originally from Trumbull, CT but has lived and worked in Pittsburgh, PA for the last 12 years, the last 5 of them as a lawyer. Matt attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA where he received his B.A. in Music Performance – Jazz Guitar in 2006, graduating in the top 5% of his entire 2006 class.

It is Matt’s love and ability for creating music and art that has given him the ability to practice law in a more creative manner. Matt sees the law being more of an interpersonal, imaginative, and creative effort than other lawyers, who simply see the law in black and white and refuse to get creative to maximize their client’s case potential.

Matt then attended the Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, PA, graduating in 2009 with Honors. Matt is actively involved in numerous trial associations, including the American Association for Justice, Western PA Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and Allegheny County Bar Association.

Matt is also, along with partner Timothy G. Wojton, involved and associated with Mass Torts Made Perfect Seminars. Matt is also actively involved in the community of Hampton Township, PA where he and his beautiful Wife Ana reside with their daughter, Nellie Mae.

Timothy Wojton, ESQ.

Attorney Timothy Grant Wojton has been a lifelong resident of the South Hills of Pittsburgh. After graduating from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1999, he attended Bucknell University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Tim worked in the financial services industry for almost two years before he joined his law partner, Matt Scanlon, as a first-year law student at the Duquesne University School of Law in 2006. Three years later, Tim graduated magna cum laude, passed the Pennsylvania Bar exam, and joined the private practice of his father, Timothy G. Wojton, Esq., in Baldwin, PA. Tim credits much of his knowledge, experience, skills and talent to the patient and undying mentorship of his father, and he remains eternally grateful for his guidance and support.

Tim is involved in the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Allegheny County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, and recently attended the Mass Torts Made Perfect Seminar in Las Vegas, Nevada, whereupon Scanlon & Wojton, LLC became involved in the pursuit and litigation of pharmaceutical and medical device litigation. Tim married his lovely wife, Magdalena, on March 1, 2014, just weeks after Scanlon & Wojton, LLC officially opened its offices in downtown Pittsburgh. Tim thanks his wife for her love and support.

Michael Tatarko Jr., ESQ

Mike’s legal practice focuses solely on representing injured workers who have either been denied workers’ compensation benefits, are being forced to return to work while not physically able, or are receiving documents from their employer/insurance carrier, threatening to stop workers’ compensation benefits.

Consistent with Scanlon & Wojton’s core philosophies, Mike will handle your workers’ compensation claim from start-to-finish.  He makes himself readily available to his clients in order to answer any questions that they may have regarding their case.

Mike attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated summa cum laude.  He was a four-year letter winner on the University’s baseball team, being named a team captain during his senior season.

Mike then joined Matt and Tim at Duquesne University school of Law, where he received the CALI Excellence For the Future Award in legal research and writing.  Following graduation from Duquesne Law, Mike joined a law firm in downtown Pittsburgh, representing employers and insurance carriers in workers’ compensation matters.  It is this experience that gives Mike a unique perspective when representing injured workers.

Mike is licensed to practice law in all Pennsylvania state courts and the Western District of Pennsylvania.  Mike is also an investment professional, holding his Series 7 and 66 designations.

For a free consultation, contact Mike directly at (814) 419-8081.

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At Scanlon & Wojton, LLC, we believe that the attorney-client relationship is one of the most personal and important relationships in a lifetime. This theory, which also distinguishes us from most other law firms, helps us best understand where our clients are coming from in their experience. We believe it is every clients’ right to have unparalleled access to his or her attorney when it is their life, livelihood and future being held in our hands. Needless to say, this is not something we take lightly. We believe it is the clients’ right to have exceptional personal service and exceptional legal representation at the same time without having to join the assembly line of the big legal factories.

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