law school, Matt was immediately launched into the courtroom operating
in state and federal court in many different areas of litigation
including commercial litigation, medical malpractice, personal injury, consumer class actions, and condemnation. Recently Matt has spent a majority of his time prosecuting lender liability claims
against banks. Mr. Buckmiller has successfully tried several cases and
arbitrations. He obtained a $750,000.00 verdict in Columbus County on a
personal injury matter. Also, in May of 2012, he won the first known
jury verdict in North Carolina finding a violation of the Equal Credit
Opportunity Act by a Bank. The verdict was selected by North Carolina
Lawyer’s Weekly as the #1 Defense Verdict of 2013.
Over the last few years he has represented debtors on loans ranging
from $100,000.00 to $50,000,000.00 and has saved his clients tens of
millions of dollars.
was born in Englewood, New Jersey and spent most his life in the
Metropolitan New York City, New York area. Matt attended Columbia
University, where he graduated with a B.A. degree and was a dual major
in Economics and Politics Science. Mr. Buckmiller also was a 4-year
starter for the Columbia Lions baseball team and was voted All Ivy
League twice. In his senior year, he was selected as an All-American by
the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, won the Ivy League
Triple Crown, and was selected for All-Ivy League academic honors. He
played professional baseball for a short time after graduation from
college and decided to attend Temple University where he obtained his
J.D. and M.B.A. in three years. Mr. Buckmiller graduated with
distinction from the law and business schools at Temple, and was
selected as a Distinguished Class Performer in Trial Advocacy.
Beta Gamma Sigma. Dean's List. Distinguished Performer, Trial Advocacy. Sports Agent/ Sports Marketing, Zeta Beta Tau.