Credentials That Matter
J.D., Mississippi College School of Law (1994)
B.S., Business Administration & Marketing, Auburn University (1990)
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama
Licensed in both Alabama and Georgia
For more than two decades, Attorney Matt White has been a steadfast advocate for the people and businesses of East Alabama. With a track record that speaks volumes, Matt has successfully tried many jury and non-jury trials, securing favorable outcomes for countless individuals and businesses. His tireless dedication to the intricate details of Alabama law and the litigation process has made him a formidable force for his clients.
Having tried many criminal jury trials as both an Assistant District Attorney and City Prosecutor for the City of Auburn, Matt White’s commitment to justice knows no bounds. His unwavering dedication to the law has made him a beacon of hope for those in need of expert legal representation.
A Legal Professional Committed to His Community
Beyond the courtroom, Matt White is deeply involved in professional and community activities that demonstrate his commitment to the well-being of those he serves:
Member, Alabama State Bar
Member, Georgia Bar Association
Member, Lee County Bar Association
Past-Member and Past-Chairperson, Alabama State Bar Committee for Quality of Life for Lawyers
Past-Member, Board of Directors, Lee County Red Cross (2006-2010)
Past-Member, City of Auburn Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (2009-2014)
Member, Church of the Highlands
Matt’s reputation as a results-driven attorney is backed by a long list of representative cases, where he has consistently achieved favorable outcomes:
Successfully represented hundreds of workers’ compensation claimants in obtaining workers’ compensation benefits.
Obtained substantial verdict on behalf of subcontractor against general contractor for unpaid invoices under Alabama’s “Little Miller Act,” on a $100 million construction project. The judgment and attorneys’ fees were ultimately affirmed by the Alabama Supreme Court.
Obtained defense verdict on behalf of a sawmill operator whose ex-employee sued for racial discrimination.
Successfully represented individual insured in declaratory judgment action filed by insured’s own insurance company asking the court to declare that insured did not have coverage for an automobile accident in which other driver had died (and had sued insured for wrongful death). The court declared coverage existed and ordered the insurance company to defend and indemnify the insured.
Successfully defended a quarry operator from a claim by the nearby landowner that the quarry was discharging excess water onto its property, wherein the jury returned a verdict for a fraction of what the Plaintiff was seeking.
Successfully defended an insurance company against the insured’s claims of Breach of Contract and Bad Faith Failure to Pay wherein the insurance company had denied coverage for a house fire.
Successfully defended a temporary employment agency against OSHA claims that the agency failed to adequately train its employees.
Successfully represented a powerline operator in condemnation proceedings wherein the jury ultimately determined that the claimant’s property was valued at less than the powerline operator had previously offered.