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 commercial litigator and construction lawyer, with extensive experience in complex commercial litigation, insurance defense and trucking litigation. He also has extensive experience defending professionals and facilities for malpractice claims.

Education

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

Experience

  • 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

 
 
Construction Law Litigation Commercial Trucking & Transportation Nursing Homes

Distinctions

  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer-Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell 

Admissions

  • North Carolina State Bar

Memberships

  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society
  • 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

Personal Interests

  • Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society
  • Played soccer for Appalachian State University
Georgitis Named Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America COVID-19 and Unprecedented: Litigation Insights - Issue 24, 2020 The Site Report - Construction Law Insights: Issue 1, 2020 Today's Tips for Tomorrow's Litigation for Skilled Nursing Homes COVID-19: Impacts and New Guidance for Skilled Nursing Facilities Be Proactive, Not Reactive: Using Experts to Navigate the Minefields of Construction-Related Litigat Product Lines - Toxic Torts and Products Liability Insights: Issue 2, 2019 Client Gets Defense Verdict in Auto Accident Matter NC Trucking Company Wins Fraud and Unfair Trade Practices Case on All Counts Spilman Obtains Jury Verdict Lower Than Pre-Suit Settlement Offer Spilman Wins Defense Verdict for Insurance Client