Matthew N. Foree

Senior Counsel

Atlanta, GA
D 770.818.4245


  • Emory University School of Law, J.D.
  • Davidson College, B.A.

Matt Foree is Senior Counsel in the Commercial Litigation/Directors & Officers and Construction Litigation National Practice Sections of Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP and is also a member of the firm’s Data Security, Privacy, and Cyber Liability Practice Team.

In his commercial law practice, Matt routinely represents clients in complex commercial matters, anti-trust litigation, class action lawsuits, multi-district lawsuits, business disputes, contract disputes, and consumer protection matters. He has handled cases under the Lanham Act, False Claims Act, Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Telephone Consumer Protection Act, Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code, Truth in Lending Act, and Fair Billing Practices Act.  Matt has litigated high-exposure cases including matters involving class actions, antitrust, multi-district litigation.  

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Bar Admissions

Court of Appeals of Georgia


Supreme Court of Georgia

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

U.S. Supreme Court

Publications & Engagements
  • FCC Issues New TCPA Regulations, FMG Lawline, January 2014
  • TCPA Class Action on Opt-Out Confirmation Text Messages Dismissed, FMG Lawline, August 2013
  • Current Developments of the ADA, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, May 2005.
  • How Arbitration Works, Sixth Edition (American Bar Assoc.), Contributing Editor.
  • The Developing Labor Law, 2003 Cumulative Supplement (American Bar Assoc.), Contributing Editor.
Representative Cases & Clients
  • Obtained $238,000 jury verdict in construction defect case after four-day trial.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of officer of private jet broker defending fraud claims seeking damages of over $300,000.
  • Obtained settlement in excess of cost of client’s home renovations in construction defect case.
  • Defeated motion to dismiss based on alleged spoliation of evidence that threatened to dismiss joint venture design team’s claims in multimillion dollar case involving construction of the International Terminal at the Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
  • Successfully defended mortgage refinance lenders in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals and against Petition for Writ of Certiorari to U.S. Supreme Court filed by bankruptcy trustee regarding alleged bankruptcy preferences.
  • Obtained dismissal of defamation claims against on-line legal information database.
  • Obtained favorable settlement for consultant to Japanese company for multiple contract breaches.
  • Obtained favorable settlement of defamation and tortious interference claims for sports photography company.
Client Successes
Awards and Recognition

  •  2023-2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®