Burr & Forman

D. Matthew Centeno

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  • J.D., University of Alabama School of Law
  • B.A., summa cum laude, University of Alabama
  • All State Courts of Alabama
  • All Alabama Trial and Appellate Courts
  • All Alabama Federal Courts

  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America: Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants (2022), Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2022), Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2022)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star," Personal Injury General: Defense (2020)
  • John A. Campbell Moot Court Board, Member
  • Karen LaMoreaux Bryan National Environmental Law Moot Court Team; Best Oralist Award & Quarterfinalist
  • Robert F. Wagner National Labor and Employment Law Moot Court Team; Best Brief Award & Octofinalist
  • Best Paper, Advanced Civil Procedure: Electronic Discovery

Associate | Birmingham, AL

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Product Liability Personal Injury Construction and Project Development Labor & Employment Cybersecurity & Data Privacy

Matthew practices in Burr & Forman's Tort Trial, Insurance and Product Section (TIPS): Risk Mitigation and Complex Litigation Practice Section where his practice focuses on the defense of toxic tort, product liability, and personal injury claims. Matthew defends companies in complex "bet the company" litigation. Matthew also represents manufacturers and developers in federal and state law claims involving complex environmental litigation.

During law school, Matthew was a member of the John A. Campbell Moot Court Board, where he was selected to the National Environmental and National Labor and Employment Moot Court teams.

In his free time, Matthew enjoys spending time and travelling with his wife, playing golf, hunting, and fishing.