Matthew W. Georgitis
Member | Co-Chair, Commercial Trucking & Transportation Practice Group | Co-Chair, Nursing Home Practice Group
Winston-Salem, NC
office 336.727.7642
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Mr. Georgitis is a litigator, with extensive experience defending medical professionals and facilities for malpractice claims, experience in complex commercial litigation, insurance defense and trucking litigation. He has tried numerous cases to a successful jury verdict.


  • Appalachian State University, B.A., 2001
  • University of Memphis, J.D., 2004


  • Commercial Litigation
    • Representing clients in commercial litigation covering all aspects of contract and commercial disputes
    • Representing clients in virtually all substantive areas of civil litigation, including partnership disputes, lender liability, foreclosures, estate disputes, personal injury defense and property disputes
    • Advising and representing businesses on employment law matters
    • Representing employers with regard to workers’ compensation matters
    • Tried numerous cases to a jury verdict in commercial disputes
  • Insurance Defense
    • Significant experience representing clients in professional liability matters, including medical professionals with regard medical malpractice issues and residential/long-term care facilities 
    • Representing insurance clients in a variety of litigation
    • Tried numerous cases to jury verdict in insurance, professional liability, and medical malpractice matters
  • Trucking Litigation

    • Assisting clients with the initial on-site investigation and gathering of essential facts in the hours/days following an accident, through filing a lawsuit and defending clients at trial
    • Serving as lead counsel in more than 65 jury trials that involve catastrophic and fatal injuries
    • Advising and defending trucking and motor carriers in all aspects of their business, particularly when an accident occurs

Commercial Trucking & Transportation Construction Law Health Care Law Insurance Defense Litigation Nursing Homes


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer-Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell 
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America for Construction Law
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society



  • North Carolina State Bar


  • DRI Construction Law Committee, Construction Defects Specialized Litigation Group, Vice-Chair
  • DRI Construction Law Committee, Marketing Board
  • Forsyth County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
  • North Carolina Bar Association

Publications & Presentations

  • Contributing author, Construction Checklist: A Guide to Frequently Encountered Construction Issues, Second Edition, American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law, 2022

Personal Interests

  • Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society
  • Played soccer for Appalachian State University
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