Matthew F. Carroll

Matthew F. Carroll

Partner
Location:
Homewood, Alabama
Phone:
205-383-1809
Fax:
205-776-2859
Email:

For over 16 years, Matt has represented companies and individuals in business, consumer, and personal injury litigation across a variety of industries, including financial services, utilities, real estate, insurance, and manufacturing.

Matt started practicing in 1998 at a national law firm based in Houston, Texas. From 2002 to 2014, he was an associate and partner at the firm of Balch & Bingham LLP in Birmingham. In 2014, he left Balch to join Inge Johnstone, representing businesses and individuals in their own law firm.

Matt has first chair trial experience in both the courts and in arbitration. He has also handled appeals in state and federal courts in a number of jurisdictions.

Areas of Practice

  • Class Actions
  • Consumer Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment and Covenants Not To Compete
  • Uniform Commercial Code
  • Business and Commercial Disputes

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2003
  • Texas, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2011

Education

  • Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 1998
  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • B.A. - 1994
    • Honors: With Distinction

Published Works

  • The Changing Landscape of Alabama Mortgage and Foreclosure Law, The Alabama Lawyer, Vol. 75, No. 3, 2014
  • Alabama Law on Covenants Not to Compete, The Alabama Lawyer, Vol. 65, No. 1, 2004

Representative Clients

  • Utilities Board of Sylacauga
  • Premier Bank of the South
  • Citizen State Bank
  • Handy Candy LLC

Classes/Seminars

  • The Rules of Evidence: A Practical Toolkit, National Business Institute
  • Railroad Permitting Issues, Alabama Natural Gas Ass'n

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Birmingham Bar Association, Member, 2006 - 2014
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2010 - 2014

Past Employment Positions

  • Balch & Bingham, LLP, Partner, 2002 - 2014
  • Bracewell & Patterson, LLP, Associate, 1998 - 2002