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Matthew A. Cathey

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Practice Areas:

  • Wrongful Death
  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
Martindale-Hubbell | AV Preeminent | Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence | 2019


Matt is a plaintiff’s civil trial attorney with an emphasis on catastrophic injury cases, including product liability, trucking, roadway, railroad, medical malpractice and mass tort cases. Matt was raised in Habersham County, Georgia and received his undergraduate degree cum laude from the University of Georgia. Upon graduation, he attended Georgia State University College of Law where he graduated with honors in litigation. Matt began his professional career working in Atlanta, where he practiced for five years prior coming to Cathey & Strain.

Throughout his legal career Matt has successfully tried numerous jury trials as well as litigating and handling all other aspects of trial practice, including trial preparation, appeals, motions, hearings, Daubert challenges, motions for summary judgment and expert testimony development.


  • Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: With Honors
  • University of Georgia
    • B.B.A. - 2003
    • Honors: cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee, 2010

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney