Matthew Sellers represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex trial and appellate litigation.
Before joining the firm, Matthew served as a law clerk to the Honorable Beverly B. Martin in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert L. Hinkle in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.
Matthew received his law degree from Stanford Law School, his Masters, with distinction, from Wolfson College, University of Oxford and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Georgia, summa cum laude.
Arbitrated complex business dispute on behalf of minority LLC member, resulting in seven-figure award from the arbitration panel in favor of the minority member.
Obtained remand of products liability action to Minnesota state court, defeating major manufacturer’s argument for federal officer removal and for a stay pending transfer to a multidistrict litigation. The opinion may be found at Graves v. 3M Co., 447 F. Supp.3d 908 (D. Minn. 2020). Currently representing plaintiffs in Graves and follow-on cases on appeal to the Eighth Circuit.
Representing American photojournalist in cutting edge Anti-Terrorism Act lawsuit against Middle Eastern bank, with primary responsibility for briefing and third-party discovery.
Representing homeowner in RICO and securities action against cryptocurrency promoter. The court denied a motion to dismiss, determining that the cryptocurrency is an illegal security, and the case is proceeding to discovery.
Obtained jurisdictional maximum verdict in magistrate court trial of fraud and unfair business practices claims against a used car dealer. Currently representing the plaintiffs on appeal to the superior court.
- June 3, 2020Law360.com
- January 16, 2020
Stanford Law School, J.D., 2017
- Gerald Gunther Prize for Outstanding Performance in Immigration Law and Legal Ethics
- Articles Editor, Stanford Law Review
Wolfson College, University of Oxford, M.St. in English, with distinction
- Marshall Scholar
University of Georgia, A.B. in English, summa cum laude
- Phi Beta Kappa
- Foundation Fellowship
Law Clerk, Honorable Beverly B. Martin, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Law Clerk, Honorable Robert L. Hinkle, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
- State Bar of Georgia
- Supreme Court of Georgia
- Georgia Court of Appeals
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia