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Matthew W. Breetz

Member
Stites & Harbison, PLLC
400 West Market Street, Suite 1800
Louisville, Kentucky 40202
Peer Rating
4.7 of 5.0
Client Rating
N/R
AV Rated
Experience & Credentials
Practice Areas
Litigation and Appeals; Arbitration; Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution; Business Litigation; Financial Services Litigation; Insurance Coverage; Bad Faith and Regulatory Litigation; Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Litigation; Product Liability Litigation; Professional Liability Litigation; Environmental Litigation; Torts and Insurance Practice; Banking/Financial Services; Consumer Products/Food/Beverage; Health Care; Insurance Carriers/Brokers/Agents; Transportation; Highways and Bridges; Civil Litigation
University
University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences, B.A., 1990
Law School
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1993
Admitted
1993, Kentucky; 2001, Tennessee; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky; U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court
ISLN
900503540
Peer Reviews (27)
AV Rated
4.7/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Civil Litigation, Defense Litigation, Litigation, Legal Malpractice Defense, Professional Malpractice, Civil Rights, Nursing Home Litigation, Asbestos Litigation, Insurance Litigation, Personal Injury Defense and Attorney Errors and Omissions
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
4.8/5
Analytical Capabilities
4.7/5
Judgment
4.7/5
Communication Ability
4.8/5
Legal Experience
4.8/5
Peer Reviews (27)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 05/18/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Other Legal Professional on 03/20/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Mr. Breetz is a capable and ethical lawyer. In seeking him out to represent my company's insured entities, I have been well pleased -- and our insureds/his clients have been well served -- by his blend of pragmatism and forcefulness. I would endorse his services without hesitation.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 03/19/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Mr. Breetz is a fine lawyer.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 03/13/12
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Other Legal Professional on 03/30/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 03/22/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 03/08/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 03/03/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 03/01/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Excellent lawyer with a very good reputation as a litigator.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 02/28/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 02/28/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 02/27/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/03/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Matt is a terrific lawyer. He is prompt and responsive. He knows the law and knows how to negogiate.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/25/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/25/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/25/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Matt Breetz is an excellent lawyer. Currently he is President of the Kentucky Defense Counsel.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/17/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Member on 06/17/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/17/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Outstanding and well-recognized authority on professional malpractice matters, especially legal malpractice.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 03/15/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Matt is an excellent lawyer. He has strong legal skills. Equally important, he is a nice person and ethical practitioner.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.8/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/17/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Mr. Breetz is highly intelligent, hard working and professional.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Other Legal Professional on 03/08/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Member on 02/28/10
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Member on 06/17/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
4/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/17/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.4/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 06/17/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
4/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
1.0/5.0 Posted by a Other Legal Professional on 06/18/09
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
1/5
Analytical Capabilities
1/5
Judgment
1/5
Communication Ability
1/5
Legal Experience
1/5
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