Mr. Breetz has a sophisticated trial practice and regularly appears in courtrooms across Kentucky and Tennessee. He is the team leader for the firm’s Professional Liability Practice Group. He also served as co-chairman of the firm’s Ethics Committee for a number of years. Matt is AV®-rated with Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, is listed in Kentucky Super Lawyers 2009-12 magazine and Louisville Magazine’s Top Lawyers for 2013 in the categories of Ethics & Professional Law and Professional Malpractice Law – Defense.
He defends numerous professionals−including lawyers, nurses, accountants, nursing home administrators, medical professionals of all varieties, engineers, title agents, architects, home inspectors, insurance agents and brokers–in professional malpractice suits throughout the region. Mr. Breetz has a significant premises liability practice defending a national chain of restaurants throughout the state. He has significant experience in coordinating the defense of hundreds of complex toxic tort cases throughout Kentucky. Mr. Breetz also handles a wide variety of cases against banks, credit unions and other lending institutions. He is also well versed in cases involving motor carrier litigation and has lectured on the subject.
Matt is a member of the American, Federal, Kentucky and Louisville Bar Associations; Kentucky Defense Counsel; Defense Research Institute (DRI); American Board of Trial Advocates; Professional Liability Underwriting Society; Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers; and Citizens for Better Judges.
About Stites & Harbison
Stites & Harbison, PLLC, is a leading, full-service business and litigation firm with approximately 240 attorneys in nine offices in five states – Kentucky, Georgia, Indiana, Tennessee and Virginia. Tracing its origins to 1832, Stites & Harbison is one of the oldest law practices in the nation and among the largest law firms in the Southeast.