Member

Matthew A. Gass (Matt)

Matt Gass is a Member in the firm's Atlanta office where he handles a variety of litigation matters in state and federal court. He is a commercial litigator with significant experience representing international, national, and regional law firms and accounting firms. His clients have also included trustees, brokers, and businesses.

Matt is often retained to advise clients on how to manage risk, limit exposure, and resolve high-stakes disputes. He advises his accounting firm clients concerning investigations by the IRS, SEC, and DOJ, as well as on subpoena compliance issues. He also assists his clients with negotiating and drafting contracts.

Matt is a seasoned litigator who has successfully tried several cases. He has experience defending law firms and accounting firms in professional liability claims arising out of fiduciary duties, trusts and estates issues, litigation, business disputes, First Amendment claims, family law, real estate transactions, Stark Law compliance, tax matters, and audit engagements.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

7th Annual Accounting Risk Management Seminar

presented by Stites & Harbison's Accounting Defense Team, Atlanta, GA, October 26, 2022

Training, Forging Relationships, and Building Firm Culture with Younger Lawyers in the New Normal

The Back on Track Series, Atlanta Bar Association, Joint Atlanta Council of Younger Lawyers Section and Litigation Section Breakfast, April 1, 2022

Stites & Harbison Adds 19 To Atlanta Team From 2 Firms

Bar Admissions
Georgia
Memberships
Georgia Bar Association, Member
Atlanta Bar Association, Member; Executive Committee, former Member
American Bar Association, Member
Atlanta Counsel of Young Lawyers, Past Presiding President
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Leadership Council, former member
Education
More Than Stites & Harbison

Prior to joining the firm, Matt was a Partner at a large commercial litigation firm in Atlanta. He began his legal career clerking for the Hon. Chief Judge Ben Studdard, Henry County State Court.

Accolades

Best Lawyers in America®, Ones To Watch, Commercial Litigation and Professional Malpractice Law (2022-23)

Georgia Trend's Legal Elite (2022)

Gass Ones To Watch2023
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Events

7th Annual Accounting Risk Management Seminar

Date: 10/26/22
Time: 11:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

City Springs Conference Center, 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Stites & Harbison's Accounting Defense Team will present this Accounting Risk seminar on October 26th at the City Springs Conference Center in Atlanta.

Brian A. Cromer, Matthew A. Gass (Matt), Jeffrey C. Hoffmeyer (Jeff), William M. Joseph (Bill), Johannes S. Kingma (Joe), Shannon M. Sprinkle, and John C. deMoulpied September 21, 2022
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 98 of its lawyers are included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, 11 Stites & Harbison attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 19 attorneys are recognized in “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 18, 2022
Events

The Back on Track Series: Training, Forging Relationships, and Building Firm Culture with Younger Lawyers in the New Normal

Date: 4/1/22
Time: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Ansley Golf Club, 196 Montgomery Ferry Drive, Atlanta, GA 30309

Atlanta office attorney Matt Gass will be a panelist for this seminar presented by the Atlanta Bar Association.

Matthew A. Gass (Matt) March 16, 2022
Articles

Stites & Harbison Adds 19 To Atlanta Team From 2 Firms

Law360 (January 24, 2022, 1:17 PM EST) -- Stites & Harbison PLLC has added 12 Copeland Stair Kingma & Lovell LLP attorneys and all seven of Owen Gleaton Egan Jones & Sweeney LLP's attorneys to its Atlanta office, the firm recently announced.

by Jack Rodgers January 25, 2022
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison Continues Expansion in Atlanta – Lands Commercial Litigation Team of 12 from Copeland, Stair, Kingma & Lovell LLP

ATLANTA—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 12 attorneys from Copeland, Stair, Kingma & Lovell, LLP (CSKL), including named Partner Johannes S. Kingma, Managing Partner Shannon M. Sprinkle and General Counsel William D. Newcomb, have joined Stites & Harbison’s Atlanta office.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 24, 2022