Matt Haskell Partner



Matt Haskell is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Labor and Employment practices.  He represents companies in the transportation, life sciences and healthcare industries, as well as small businesses and governmental entities in employment, personal injury and civil rights lawsuits in both federal and state courts.

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In the area of transportation law, Matt defends railroads in federal and state court claims, including FELA, FLSA, Title VII and Federal Railway Safety Act claims.  He has defended actions pertaining to emergency response and accident investigations, wrongful death and catastrophic injury, product/premises liability and toxic torts, as well as railroad right-of-way and property matters, among many others. He also advises clients in accident investigations in preparation for ensuing litigation.

Matt also focuses his practice in trade secrets and unfair competition, helping companies, from international corporations to sole partnerships, assert and defend their rights. He also represents numerous businesses and individuals in personal injury defense and other commercial disputes.

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Professional & Community Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Tennessee Bar Association
    • 2015 Leadership Law Class
  • Nashville Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Nashville Conflict Resolution Center
    • Board of Directors
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society First Connection Program
    • Volunteer

Honors & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers Rising Star for Employment & Labor