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Matthew Barnes

Matt’s practice is focused on the areas of mergers and acquisitions, business planning, and general business and corporate matters. In addition, he has extensive experience in commercial and real estate lending and finance, real estate acquisition and leasing, and intellectual property protection and licensing. 

"Matt does a great job. Every impression I have is that he has my interest as his top priority. He is always available whether it’s after hours or on weekends."
-David Strickland, Maintenance Plus, Inc.

Matt is a partner in the Birmingham office, where his practice concentrates on the areas of mergers and acquisitions, business planning, and general business and corporate matters. In addition, Matt has extensive experience in commercial and real estate lending and finance, real estate acquisition and leasing, and intellectual property protection and licensing.

Matt has been a lecturer at the National Business Institute on Choice of Entity in Alabama and Drafting LLC and LLP Agreements in Alabama and has also lectured with Lorman Educational Services on Partnerships, LLCs and LLPs.

Matt received his J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in 1996 and his B.S. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1992. While attending law school, he was the Associate Editor of the Cumberland Law Review and a Cordell Hull Teaching Fellow.


What is your favorite thing about the law?
Constantly learning new things about people.

What was your first job?
Delivery driver for Rexall Drugs

What are your hobbies?
Reading. Sometimes running.

How do you spend your weekend?
Spending time with my family and home improvement projects.
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  • Represented an equipment rental company with multiple locations in its sale to a national chain
  • Represented a software company in connection with the sale of a division and product line
  • Represented a steel fabricator in connection with the sale of a division
  • Represented a publicly traded communications infrastructure company in acquisitions and leasing

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  • "Matt does a great job. Every impression I have is that he has my interest as his top priority.  He is always available whether it’s after hours or on weekends."

    - David Strickland, President of Maintenance Plus, Inc.