Burr & Forman

Matthew R. Griffith

Matthew R. Griffith
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law (2008)
  • B.A., Political Science, Auburn University (2005)
  • All Alabama Federal Courts
  • All State Courts of Alabama

  • American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law
  • Mobile Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar
  • American College of Trial Lawyer’s Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Award for Advocacy Excellence
  • Regional Champion, National Trial Competition (2008)
  • Jones Law Review, Articles Editor (2007-08), Junior Editor (2006-07)
  • Jones Law School’s Board of Advocates, Executive Council (2008)

Counsel | Mobile, AL

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Construction and Project Development Medical Malpractice Professional Liability Insurance Litigation & Coverage Commercial / Corporate Litigation

Matt serves as Counsel in the firm’s Construction and Project Development practice group where he represents design professionals and contractors in construction litigation. He has devoted his career to representing professionals and businesses across the Southeast.

Previously, Matt served as General Counsel for an ENR Top 250 Design Firm which is one of the largest privately-held architecture and engineering firms in the region. In this capacity, he actively managed all claims and litigation while also handling the firm’s corporate matters, human resources, ethics and compliance, and enterprise risk management.

Matt has represented a variety of businesses and professionals in complex commercial matters throughout Alabama, including the successful representation of physicians and other health care providers in a number of medical malpractice cases. In addition to representing clients in all phases of a construction project, Matt regularly drafts contracts, employment agreements, and corporate governance documents and advises local businesses.