Matt has practiced law for 23 years, the last 20 with Clawson and Staubes. He is licensed to practice law in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. Matt has tried over 100 cases to verdict for individuals and corporations and represents local businesses, state agencies and major insurance carriers, appearing at every level in his workers compensation and tort practice. Matt is the section head of Clawson and Staubes’ workers compensation section, and also practices in the areas of insurance coverage litigation, premises, products and municipal litigation.
Matt has lectured before various organizations on issues related to tort and workers’ compensation law. He appears before the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission representing individuals, employers, self-insured and insurance carriers, as well as state agencies. He tries numerous cases each year throughout South Carolina.
Matt is active in various civic and charitable organizations, including Stella Maris Church. He is a leader in Boy Scout Troop 59, a board member of the Christ Our King/Stella Maris School Board, and member and Youth Director of the East Cooper Knights of Columbus. Matt lives in Mount Pleasant with his wife Christine and sons Jack and Joe and dog, Maebelle.