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Workers & Their Families

Partners and Counsel of Costello, Mains & Silverman, LLC

Jacquelyn R. Matchett



Mount Laurel Township, NJ



Jacquelyn R. Matchett is Counsel at Costello & Mains where her practice focuses on passionately representing her clients in various Employment and Civil Rights matters. Jacquelyn handles all aspects of litigation from filing complaints through trial.

Jacquelyn graduated cum laude from Rutgers New Brunswick in 2011 and earned her J.D. from Rutgers School of Law (Camden) in 2014. Following a judicial clerkship she represented plaintiffs in civil litigation matters through trial prior to joining the firm in 2018. She is a member of the New Jersey Association for Justice and involved in various aspects of the organization including speaking, co-chairing seminars, and being sworn in as Parliamentarian in 2024.

Jacquelyn is a diehard Philadelphia Eagles fan and currently resides in South Jersey with her family.

“I know they say if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life, well I don’t buy that. I think if you love what you do, you’re going to work all day, every day, harder than everyone else until they shut the lights off on you.” –Brian Dawkins

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania


  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 2014
    • Honors: Dean’s Pro Bono Award for Exceptional Service
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey – New Brunswick
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 2011
    • Honors: cum laude

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice (“AAJ”)
  • New Jersey Association for Justice (“NJAJ”), Parliamentarian, Board of Governors Member & New Lawyer Section Co-Chair
  • National Employment Lawyers Association – New Jersey Branch, Member
  • "New Jersey Super Lawyers " published by Thomson Reuters “Rising Star” 2020-2022