Matthew A. Barley

Matthew A. Barley: Attorney with Butler Snow LLP
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  • One Federal Place, 1819 Fifth Avenue North, Suite 1000, Birmingham, AL 35203
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Matts practice is focused on commercial litigation and insurance defense. He serves on the Public Service Committee for the Young Lawyers Division of the Birmingham Bar Association.


Super Lawyers
•Mid-South Rising Stars, Business Litigation, 2016-2017

In the News

•106 Butler Snow Attorneys Listed in 2017 Mid-South Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
•Firm Ranked #2 for 2016 Healthiest Employers by BBJ
•On The Move - Barley
•Matt Barley Joins Butler Snow

Recent Blogs

•What Are Our Obligations With Regard to a Clients File?
•In Alabama, Sewage is NOT a Pollutant Falling Within the Pollution Exclusion in a Commercial General Liability Policy
•The Right to Bear Stun Guns: Second Amendment Protections Expanded?
•Ethics Opinion Prevents Double Dipping in a Contingency Fee Arrangement
•The Eleventh Circuit Reinforces the Power of the Forum-Selection Clause
•The Alabama Supreme Court Reverses Course on the Broad Use of Prepetition Discovery
•The Alabama Supreme Court Allows a Second Bite at the Arbitration Apple
•Application of the FDCPA is limited by the 11th Circuit
•The American RulePrevails: The Supreme Court denies certain fees in bankruptcy cases
•Dispute Resolution: The Alabama Supreme Court allows arbitration to proceed, even after litigation had been initiated
•The Good, the Bad and the Ugly�: Preparing Your Corporate Representative for Deposition
•Eleventh Circuit Scraps Employers Defense in FLSA Claim for Overtime Wages
•Not so Fast ” The Texas Supreme Court Shows Reluctance to Allow Claims for Spoliation of Evidence
•But I didnt send that fax: Eleventh Circuit expands the scope of liability to businesses under the TCPA for unsolicited faxes.
•Brown v. Tellermate: Cloud-based Data and E-discovery
•The Alabama Supreme Court Changes Its Mind on Coverage Under CGL Policy
•Judicial Estoppel: Is It on Your Litigation Checklist?
•Your Secret Is Safe With Me, Or Not: E-mail Communications with Your Attorney May Not Be Privileged
•How Private are Facebook Privacy Settings?

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • General Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(205) 297-2153  Phone
(205) 297-2201  Fax
University Attended:
University of Mississippi, B.A., Political Science and History, Phi Alpha Theta, History Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honor Society, 2009
Law School Attended:
University of Mississippi, J.D., cum laude, Public Interest Law Foundation, Dean's List, American Jurisprudence Award: Fourth Amendment Seminar, LSSB Senator, 2012
Year of First admission:
2012, Alabama; U.S. District Courts, Alabama: Northern and Middle Districts


Alabama Bar Association

Birmingham Bar Association

Young Lawyers Division

Public Service Committee

Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

American Bar Association

Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Cornerstone Schools of Alabama

Junior Board


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