Matthew S. Sullivan

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Matthew was born in Harrisonburg, Virginia. His primary area of practice is civil litigation and personal injury.

Matt is licensed to practice before all North Carolina State Courts, the Federal District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the North Carolina and American Bar Associations, the Eighth Judicial District Bar Association, the Lenoir County Bar Association (president 1997-1998), the North Carolina Advocates for Justice (member of the Board of Governors), and The Eastern North Carolina Inn of Court.

Matt joined White & Allen in 1995. His practice is concentrated in the areas of personal injury, tractor-trailer accidents, industrial accidents, wrongful death, product liability and product failures, and workers’ compensation, and commercial and general civil litigation.

Matt works to build trust with his clients through honesty and sincerity and is quoted in saying, “I try to relay both the good and bad about each case I handle. I feel as though sincerity educates my clients. It helps temper an already stressful situation, and it helps manage expectations in most instances.”

Matt, married with three children, and his family attends Bethel Free Will Baptist Church. His interests include sports, jujitsu, and outdoor activities.

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