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Matthew C. Matheny

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Location:
Beaumont, Texas
Phone:
409-299-5178
866-672-2585
Fax:
409-838-8888
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Matthew C. Matheny handles personal injury cases with Provost Umphrey Law Firm in Beaumont. He has practiced cases including wrongful death; maritime, offshore, railroad crossing, aviation, automobile and industrial explosion accidents; environmental contamination; chemical exposure; Federal Employers' Liability Act; Fair Labor Standards Act-Overtime Wage and Deceptive Trade Practices, and Bad Faith Insurance Claims. He has worked with clients in Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia. Currently, Matheny is serving as lead counsel in the NFL Concussion Litigation on behalf of Provost Umphrey.

Board certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Matheny is admitted to practice law in Texas and Pennsylvania; and before the U.S. Court of Appeal, 5th Circuit Court; the U.S. Court of Federal Claims; and the U.S. District Courts - Eastern, Northern and Southern District of Texas; and Western District of Michigan.

A Texas Rising Star, an honor given to the state's top up-and-coming attorneys by Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers and Texas Monthly Magazine, Matheny shares the title with no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state.

Matheny has also received the AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.

He graduated from the Baylor University School of Law in Waco, Texas and received his undergraduate degree in History from Rhodes College in Memphis Tennessee.

Matheny volunteers with student mock trial and teen court programs, orphaned and abused children's groups, nature conservancy organizations, and actively support civic activities and Lamar University events.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA)
  • Maritime and Offshore Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Railroad Crossing Accidents
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Environmental Contamination
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)-Overtime Wage Claims
  • Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA) and Bad Faith Insurance Claims
  • Industrial Explosions/Accidents
  • Chemical Exposures

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified: Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2003
  • Pennsylvania, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Education

  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. - 2003
  • Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee
    • B.A. - 2000
    • Major: History

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Rising Stars, Texas Monthly Magazine Super Lawyers Thomson Reuters, 2010, 2012, 2014
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, 2012
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers , 2013 - Present
  • Houston's Top Lawyers, Personal Injury, H Texas Magazine, 2013 - Present
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Top 40 Under 40, Beaumont Enterprise, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Jefferson County Bar Association
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
  • The American Association for Justice
  • Texas Trial Lawyer's Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyer's Association Board of Directors, 2013 - Present
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Advocates Board of Directors, 2009 - 2012
  • Southeast Texas Trial Lawyers, Secretary/Treasurer, 2007 - 2010

Past Employment Positions

  • William Underwood, the Leon Jaworski Professor of Practice and Procedure, Baylor Law School, Teaching and Research Assistant

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Judge for the Evelyn Lord Teen Court Program
  • Beaumont Area Ducks Unlimited Committee President

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