Throughout his legal career, Matt Thiry has combined his business and technology backgrounds, legal acumen, and strong advocacy to assist clients in litigation. Matt understands that lawsuits are a disruption to the day-to-day affairs of litigants and require the redirection of time and resources. He looks at ADR as an instrument to help businesses resolve their disputes efficiently so they can return their focus to their businesses. Matt combines these experiences and understanding to either assist litigants resolve their disputes through mediation or to decide disputes through arbitration.
Matt is available to assist in a wide variety of disputes, including those related to business, contracts, business torts, real estate, probate, and fiduciary duties.
Matt has received an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale Hubbell. On multiple occasions, he has been selected by other lawyers and by Georgia Trend magazine to be included in the list of “Legal Elite.” He has also been selected on multiple occasions by other lawyers and Georgia Super Lawyers magazine as a “Rising Star” in the list of Georgia Super Lawyers. Matt is a member of The Lawyers Club of Atlanta, the State Bars of Georgia and Pennsylvania, and The Atlanta Bar Association.
Matt graduated summa cum laude from Thiel College in 1998 and from Michigan State University College of Law in 2004. While in law school, Matt was a research assistant for one of his law professors. He also served as an extern for a Magistrate Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, as well as for the Research Division of the Michigan Court of Appeals.
Matt maintains his own practice, Matt Thiry Law, LLC, and has served as a Superior Court Special Master to address contract language. In addition to his ADR and law practices, Matt is active in the Buckhead Business Association, where he currently serves on the Board of Directors and is the 2020 President-Elect.