Attorneys

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Education

  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law J.D., summa cum laude (2016)
  • University of Arkansas B.S., Business Administration, magna cum laude (2010)

Matthew L. Brunson

Associate
Email:mbrunson@mwlaw.com
Phone:(501) 688.8857
Location: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas

Matt Brunson focuses his litigation practice on insurance defense, medical malpractice defense, products liability, personal injury defense, premises liability, and commercial disputes, including contract, landlord-tenant, and debtor-creditor matters. His experience includes guiding clients through all phases of litigation, as well as counseling clients in anticipation of litigation. As part of his practice, Matt has represented hospitals, physicians, pharmacists, nurses, banks, credit unions, and property owners, and he has represented clients in both state and federal court, including appellate court, mediation, and arbitration. In addition, Matt appreciates the responsibility he undertook when admitting to the Bar—helping justice be equally accessible to all—and has committed nearly 250 hours of pro bono service over his career. Prior to attending law school and joining the firm, Matt worked as a financial analyst at a wealth management firm in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Experience

  • Prosecuting and defending claims from initial filing through trial, including all phases of discovery.
  • Drafting and arguing motions at various stages of litigation, including discovery, pre-trial, and trial.
  • Drafting appellate briefs in state and federal court.
  • Arguing before the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of his clients and their claims under constitutional and federal law.
  • Obtaining judgments on behalf of creditors, both dispositively and at trial.
  • Guiding property owners through landlord-tenant disputes, including eviction proceedings.

Involvement

  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Pulaski County Bar Association
  • Editor-in-Chief of Law Review, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law 
  • Former Member, Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
  • Alumni, Sigma Chi fraternity

News & Articles

Firm News

Publications

Providing for Those Who Cannot Provide for Themselves: A Proposal for the Arkansas General Assembly to Follow in the Footsteps of an Already Expansive Guardianship Law and Grant Guardians the Right to File for Divorce on Behalf of a Ward. 38 U. Ark. Little Rock L. Rev. 271 (2016).