After spending most of his youth in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Matthew fled for warmer weather.
In 2007 Matthew received his Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, with a double major in Business Economics and Entrepreneurial Management from the University of South Carolina. While at the University of South Carolina, Matthew was a member of the Honors College, the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
Then in 2010 Matthew received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Florida Levin College of Law. While a law student, Matthew served as an officer in the John Marshall Bar Association, as a summer orientation leader, and as a Legal Research and Writing and Appellate Advocacy teaching assistant.
Matthew moved to Atlanta in 2011 and has lived in Cobb County since 2012.
Matthew was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2010 and The State Bar of Georgia in 2011. He is licensed to practice in all Florida State Courts, all Georgia State and Superior Courts, the Court of Appeals of Georgia, the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Georgia.
Matthew is an insurance litigator, representing individuals, businesses, insurers, self-insured companies, and servicing agents throughout Georgia for workers’ compensation and general liability claims. Matthew also has experience representing individuals in various civil liability claims and criminal matters.
Matthew is involved with the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia, having served for several years as a member of its Board of Directors. In 2014 Matthew graduated from the Division’s Leadership Academy, and in 2018 he was recognized with an Award of Achievement for Outstanding Service to the Bar.
In 2020 Matthew achieved the distinction of being named a Super Lawyers Rising Star.
Outside of work Matthew enjoys spending time with his wife, Michelle, their daughter, Alex, and their two dogs, Tiger and Izzy, as well as playing basketball. He also relishes the infrequent moments of joy that come with being an unwavering fan of the South Carolina Gamecocks and Detroit’s professional sports teams.