Matthew Lavin


Matt Lavin is a Partner in Napoli Shkolnik PLLC’s Washington, D.C. office. He is a litigator who represents healthcare providers and their patients, with a particular focus on behavioral healthcare and the substance abuse treatment industry.

Prior to joining our firm, Mr. Lavin spent 5 years working at one of the most successful substance abuse treatment center networks in the country. He has experience with every aspect of the behavioral health treatment industry including payor relationships, audits, assignments of benefits, third-party repricing, marketing, finance, regulatory and clinical matters.

Mr. Lavin’s previous background includes representing policyholders in large-scale insurance coverage litigation. His current practice involves litigation against commercial payors and employee benefit plans related to enforcement of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (Parity Act), ERISA, state consumer protection laws and other claims by patients and providers seeking reimbursement for wrongly denied behavioral health and addiction treatment services. Previously, he was a partner with a Washington D.C. law firm where he was involved in commercial litigation.