Matt is a native of nearby South Pittsburg, Tennessee, whose practice focuses primarily on insurance defense and general civil litigation, including premises liability, products liability, worker’s compensation and personal injury. Matt completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where he majored in Political Science: Legal Studies and Economics. Matt was very involved on UTC’s campus, holding various leadership positions on campus and with the Kappa Sigma Fraternity.
Following his undergraduate studies he attended the University of Tennessee College of Law where he served as Research Editor for the Tennessee Law Review, where he was recognized as an Editor of the Year for his contributions, chaired the Student Ambassadors program and tours, served as representative for his class and represented UT Law in the inaugural Leading as Lawyers: Transpacific Perspectives course in Brisbane, Australia.
During law school, Matt was engaged in a variety of legal experiences including work as a Legal Analyst with the Tennessee Valley Authority, clerking with the Tennessee Attorney General in the Real Property and Transportation Division and served as the law clerk for the Honorable William T. Ailor in the Knox County Circuit Court. In addition, Matt assisted in the instruction and teaching of advanced legal writing as a Teaching Assistant for Legal Process II at UT Law.
In his free time, Matt enjoys walks with his dog, Riley, cooking, exercising, golf, and reading historical nonfiction. Additionally, Matt serves as a mentor with the TN Achieves program for high school seniors, frequently volunteers in his community and is a member of Red Bank Baptist Church.
Insurance defense; general civil litigation; premises liability; products liability; worker’s compensation; and personal injury.
B.S., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2013; J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law, 2016
Admitted to Tennessee Bar
Tennessee Bar Association and Chattanooga Bar Association