Matt D. Conn

Matt D. Conn

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Birmingham, AL

Friedman, Dazzio, Zulanas & Bowling P.C.
 | 3800 Corporate Woods Drive, Birmingham, AL 35242
Phone: 205-278-7028
Fax: 205-278-7001
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Environmental Litigation (40%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Matt Conn's diverse practice primarily involves the representation of businesses and individuals in a variety of civil matters in state and federal courts. Mr. Conn has experience in business disputes, environmental litigation, insurance and the representation of blasting contractors. Mr. Conn also has experience in complex multi-party and class action environmental litigation in federal court.

Mr. Conn has been admitted to practice on a pro hac basis in the states of Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina and Tennessee, and has litigated cases in California and South Carolina.  Mr. Conn has also represented clients in Multi-District Litigation in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Washington D.C. and argued in front of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ("JPML").  He is a member of the Alabama State Bar, and the Birmingham Bar Association.

Mr. Conn received his J.D. from Cumberland School of Law. Mr. Conn is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management.

Mr. Conn was named to the Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" selection for civil litigation in Alabama in 2014 and 2015.  Mr. Conn was also named to B-Metro Magazine's "Stars of the Bar" in Civil Litigation in 2015 and "Top Flight Lawyers" in Civil Litigation in 2016 and 2017.  Currently, Mr. Conn has been named to the "Rising Stars" selection for Civil Litigation in the Mid-South Region from 2016-2018.

About Matt Conn

Admitted: 2009, Alabama

Professional Webpage: http://www.friedman-lawyers.com/attorneys/Matt_D_Conn.html

Honors/Awards:

  • AV Rated as "Preeminent", Martindale-Hubbell, 2019
  • Excellent Rating, Avvo, 2019
  • Rising Star in Civil Litigation, Mid-South Region, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Top Flight Attorney, B-Metro Magazine, 2018
  • AV Rated as "Preeminent", Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • Excellent Rating, Avvo, 2018
  • Rising Star in Civil Litigation, Mid-South Region, Super Lawyers, 2017
  • Top Flight Attorney, B-Metro Magazine, 2017
  • AV Rated as "Preeminent", Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • Excellent Rating, Avvo, 2017
  • Rising Star in Civil Litigation, Mid-South Region, Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Top Flight Attorney, B-Metro Magazine, 2016
  • AV Rated as "Preeminent", Martindale-Hubbell, 2016
  • Excellent Rating, Avvo, 2016
  • Rising Star in Civil Litigation, Alabama, Super Lawyers, 2015
  • Stars of the Bar, B-Metro Magazine, 2015
  • AV Rated as "Preeminent", Martindale-Hubbell, 2015
  • Excellent Rating, Avvo, 2015
  • Rising Star in Civil Litigation, Alabama, Super Lawyers, 2014

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $4 Million Settlement for Watersport Company for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2017
  • $1.9 Million Settlement for Accounting Firm for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2017
  • $597,000 Settlement for Historic Schooner for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2017
  • $526,000 Settlement for Radiology Practice for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2016
  • Settled $7 Million in Cases for Property Damage and Business Losses Due to Environmental Spills, 2015
  • $4.7 Million Settlement for 2 Governmental Entities for Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2015
  • $915,000 Settlement for Hotel for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2015
  • $500,000 Settlement for Real Estate Firm for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2015
  • $576,000 Settlement for Construction Company for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2015
  • $27.8 Million Settlement for Largest Industrial Spill in U.S. History. http://www.knoxnews.com/news/state/tva-to-pay-kingston-coal-ash-spill-victims-278m, 2014
  • Settled $7 Million in Cases for Property Damage and Business Losses Due to Environmental Spills, 2014
  • Settled $23 Million in Cases for Property Damage and Business Losses Due to Environmental Spills, 2013
  • $515,000 Settlement for Construction Company for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2013
  • $685,000 Settlement for Bus Tour Operator for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2013
  • $6.2 Million Settlement for Construction Company for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2013
  • $1.25 Million Settlement for Plumbing Contractor for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2013
  • $840,000 Settlement for Retail Shopping Center for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2013
  • $550,000 Settlement for Restaurant/Bar for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2013
  • $1.35 Million Settlement for Trolley Car Company for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2013
  • $873,000 Settlement for Gift Store for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2013
  • $672,000 for Boat Tour Operator for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2013
  • $1.85 Million Settlement for Night Club for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2013
  • $1 Million Settlement for Electric Company for Business Losses Due to an Environmental Spill, 2013
  • Settled $3.3 Million in Cases for Property Damage and Business Losses Due to Environmental Spills, 2012
  • Liability decision against the Tennessee Valley Authority.  The Court found the TVA liable for its December 22, 2008 Coal Ash Spill Disaster, despite TVA's argument that it was protected by governmental immunity.  In re TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY ASH SPILL LITIGATION, 2012 WL 3647704 (E.D. Tenn.)., 2012

Educational Background:

  • The University of Georgia

Industry Groups

  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Class Actions/Mass Torts
  • Environmental
Office Location for Matt D. Conn

3800 Corporate Woods Drive
Birmingham, AL 35242

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Last Updated: 2/14/2019

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