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Matthew Grattan

Associate – Atlanta


Matthew Grattan’s legal practice focuses on providing insurance coverage advice and defense to both domestic and international insurers regarding a variety of claims, particularly in regard to commercial property and liability claims.

Matthew joined Fields Howell in 2018 after spending the last four years at Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP. While there, his focus was directed on the defense of businesses, individuals, and their insurers on claims pertaining to premises liability and motor carrier liability.

Prior to joining private practice, Matthew served as a law clerk in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia for Magistrate Judge J. Clay Fuller. He also gained experienced interning at Pope & Howard and the Gospel Music Channel, both based in Atlanta, Georgia. He also spent four months interning for Senator Bill Heath of the Georgia Senate.

Matthew is a graduate of the University of Georgia School of law where he earned his Juris Doctor cum laude in 2012.


University of Georgia School of Law, J.D., 2012

Georgia College and State University, B.S., 2008

Presentations and Publications

A Double-Edged Sword: The Defense of Trucking Claims After the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Mandate for Electronic Logging Devices, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Journal (2016)


American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association

Bar Admissions

State Bar of Georgia

Georgia Supreme Court


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