Matt is a partner in the firm's health care and business litigation sections. His experience includes the representation of health care companies and providers, DME suppliers, product manufacturers, financial institutions, transportation companies, and other business entities and individuals.
Matt’s experience in the health care industry involves defending companies and providers in health care related litigation and administrative actions, certificate of need applications and appeals, facility and licensure matters, telemedicine and telehealth, cybersecurity, regulatory compliance, and general advice on various federal and state laws directly impacting the health care industry.
In addition to his health care practice, Matt regularly represents businesses in their daily transactions and commercial disputes, including product liability, professional malpractice, transportation and cargo damage claims, and lender liability and foreclosure-related disputes. In addition, he has significant experience representing clients in business torts involving proprietary and trade secrets claims, non-competition issues, and other complex commercial litigation claims.
Matt earned his law degree from Vanderbilt University, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board, the Health Law Society, and the Law and Business Society. Prior to attending law school, Matt worked for several years with the Tennessee General Assembly, including serving as Press Secretary for the Majority Caucus of the Tennessee House of Representatives from 2001-2005.
Matt is active with the Nashville Health Care Council, Leadership Health Care, the Nashville Medical Group Management Association, and the American Health Lawyers Association. In addition, he has previously served on the Executive Committee of the Nashville Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, the Belmont Law School American Inns of Court, the Junior Board of the American Cancer Society of Nashville, and as Vice President for the Phoenix Club of Nashville, a fundraising partner with the Boys and Girls Club of Middle Tennessee.
- Birmingham Medical News: DOJ’s New Approach to Frivolous Qui Tam Actions
- Nashville Medical News: Tennessee Joins Medical Licensing Compact
- Nashville Business Journal: Why Health Care Companies Have to Combat Cybersecurity Threats
- Nashville Medical News: Updated Con Law Now in Effect
- Health System Management: Effects of Tennessee’s Revised Healthcare Laws
- Nashville Business Journal: Tennessee Reforms Certificate of Need Program: Here’s What Changed
- Wrongful Foreclosure: Acting Offensively May Short-Circuit the Need for a Defense
- Tennessee Health Services Newsletter Archive