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Matthew W. Bailey




Matt is an experienced trial lawyer who focuses his practice on defending personal injury claims from the basic to the complex case, including such areas of automotive and trucking accidents, products liability, premises liability, food contamination, insurance, bad faith, and general liability. He has served as lead trial counsel in numerous multi-million dollar, complex cases, many of which involved severe and traumatic brain injuries. Matt has tried numerous general liability cases to verdict throughout south Louisiana.


Representative Matters / Experience

  • Traumatic Brain Injury: Lead Trial Counsel
  • Gas Regulator: Lead Trial Counsel
  • Hollywood Stunt Industry: Lead Trial Counsel
  • Food manufactures: Lead Trial Counsel
  • Wrongful Death: Lead Trial Counsel
  • Premises Liability: Lead Trial Counsel
  • Defense of 100s of Personal Injury Claims as a result of auto/trucking accidents


  • Louisiana Super Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell rating


  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, President (2015), Treasurer (2007-2012), Executive Counsel (2003-2006)
  • Defense Research Institute, Board of Directors
  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • Baton Rouge Bar Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association


  • J.D., Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center (1992)
  • B.S., Louisiana State University (1988)


  • Louisiana state courts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana