S. Madison Roberts IV (Matt)

Matt Roberts is a Member in the firm's Real Estate and Banking Service Group. His practice focuses on representing financial institutions, businesses, and non-profit entities in commercial and real estate finance, as well as real estate acquisitions, leasing, conservation easements, and other real estate and commercial transactions. Matt also represents both creditors and fiduciaries in probate and trust administration matters, and has considerable experience representing property investors, lenders, and insurers in resolving real estate title problems.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

FourBridges Completes Acquisition Of Color Burst Landscapes

by Staff Writer, The, December 17, 2020

Top 9 Title Defects Cured

National Business Institute, May 9, 2019

Drafting and Negotiating Transactional and Construction Documents

Real Estate Development Law Seminar, National Business Institute, November 14, 2018

Obtaining Financing for Real Estate Developments

Real Estate Development Law Seminar, National Business Institute, November 14, 2018

Litigation within Real Estate

Transactional Practice Seminar, Tennessee Bar Association, October 27, 2017

Legislative Update

Tennessee Association of Property Tax Professionals, Annual Conferences, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016

Tennessee Tax Titles

Tax Lien Talk Annual Conference, Bespoke Capital Markets Group, November 12, 2015

Tax Sales

Hot Topics in Real Estate Seminar, Tennessee Land Title Association, November 6, 2015

What Happens (or Should Happen) After a Tax Sale

Tennessee Association of Property Tax Professionals, Annual Conference, August 2013
Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Firm Leadership

Nashville Office Recruiting Committee, Member

American Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Williamson County Bar Association
Nashville Bar Association
Community Involvement

Friends of Franklin Parks, Board of Directors (2019-present), Connectivity and Trails Committee (2016-present)

Battle of Franklin Trust, Board of Directors (2021-present)

Williamson County CASA, Inc., Board of Directors(2010-2019); President, (2014-19); Secretary (2011-14)

Land Trust for Tennessee, Inc., Trustees' Council (2018-present)

Leadership Franklin, Member of 2015-16 Class

Tennessee Association of Property Tax Professionals, Board of Directors (2011-16); President (2012-13); Legislative Committee Chair (2011-12, 2014-15)

Pro bono and reduced-rate legal work on behalf of several non-profits in Franklin and Williamson Counties

More Than Stites & Harbison

Matt lives with his wife and two daughters in Franklin. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, reading, skiing, playing golf, and following University of Georgia football.


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Press Releases

Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2024 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 101 of its lawyers are included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 24, 2023
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Stites & Harbison grows its Tennessee presence - Adds three real estate attorneys

Real Estate & Banking Practice Gains Strength NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes three attorneys to its Tennessee offices. David Wicker joins the Nashville office while Will Brown and Madison (Matt) Roberts IV join the...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC November 13, 2015