Matt Walker practices Workers' Compensation law and serves national and regional clients who have a Georgia presence. He has worked with both public and private companies and gained valuable experience litigating cases for clients in the automotive industry, health care, telecommunications, food & beverage, manufacturing, and trucking & transportation arenas.

Mr. Walker has taken and defended hundreds of depositions including those of expert witnesses such as physicians and vocational experts. He has developed proficiency in managing complex and high exposure workers' compensation claims involving technical and sometimes obscure medical issues.

In 2012, Mr. Walker, along with two colleagues from the firm, drafted an Amicus Brief to the Supreme Court of Georgia on behalf of the Georgia Self-Insurer's Association, Georgia Manufacturer's Association and the Georgia Poultry Federation in the case of McRae v. Arby's. In addition, he is a contributing editor to the Georgia Self Insurers Association, Workers' Compensation Desk Manual, Eighth Edition.

Since 2013, Mr. Walker has been an honoree on the Georgia Rising Stars® list, voted by his peers as one of Atlanta’s best lawyers. Only 2.5 percent of the attorneys in Georgia are honored on the Georgia Rising Stars list.

Education


Georgia State University School of Law, J.D., 2006

University of Virginia, B.A., 1997

Court Admissions


All Georgia State and Federal Courts

USDC Northern District

Georgia Court of Appeals

Georgia Supreme Court

Memberships


State Bar of Georgia

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

American Bar Association: Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section

Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee

Transportation Lawyers Association (TLA)

Lawyers Club of Atlanta

Practice Areas


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