Matt was raised in Memphis, TN, but has lived in all of Tennessee’s biggest cities, including Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and now Clarksville. Matt graduated summa cum laude from Mississippi College with a degree in Business Administration with a Concentration in Sports Management.

After completing his undergraduate degree, he received his law degree and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Tennessee College of Law, where he worked as a Student Attorney in UT’s Legal Clinic. In his time at Tennessee, Matt served as a Research Editor for The Tennessee Journal of Business Law, the Social Chair for Tennessee’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society, and a Representative for the Christian Legal Society. Matt also received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Torts II, Professional Responsibility, Investigatory Criminal Procedure, and Advocacy Clinic.

Matt joined Batson Nolan in 2022 where he works in the firm’s litigation group. Before joining the firm, Matt gained experience working in-house for a large corporation, volunteering as a judicial intern, and working in private practice on cases including criminal defense, family law, and civil litigation. He is an avid fan of the Atlanta Braves and the University of Tennessee, and in his free time, Matt enjoys hiking with his dog and attending various sporting events.