Matthew C. Minner

Matthew C. Minner

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lexington, KY

Hare Wynn Newell & Newton LLP
 | 325 W Main St, #210
Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: 859-898-0663
Fax: 205-324-2165
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018, 2020
Licensed Since: 2012
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (50%)


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Attorney Profile

As an attorney with Hare Wynn Newell & Newton LLP, Matthew C. Minner is committed to representing clients in Lexington, Kentucky, and the surrounding area. He dedicates his practice to business litigation, personal injury and wrongful death, handling cases that involve product liability, catastrophic injuries, and litigation in the medical and pharmaceutical industries.

The recipient of Reserve Officers' Training Corps and academic scholarships, Mr. Minner earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky. While earning his law degree at Vanderbilt Law School, Mr. Minner represented his peers as an elected officer with the Vanderbilt Bar Association. He graduated in 1996.

With experience litigating on behalf of businesses, individuals and government agencies, Mr. Minner has had success across the country securing multimillion-dollar settlements and verdicts. He was part of a team that garnered an $8 million verdict in a case involving a negligent nursing home. For his efforts, he has received a number of awards, such as Lawyer of the Year with Best Lawyers and recognition in The National Law Journal's Top 100 Verdicts. Mr. Minner has also earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Minner participates in several organizations, including the American Association for Justice and the Alabama Association for Justice. As a member of both the Kentucky Bar Association and the Alabama State Bar, Mr. Minner is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit.

* AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

About Matthew Minner

Admitted: 2012, Kentucky

Professional Webpage:


  • Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America in the Specialty of Personal Injury. Selected for inclusion in Benchmark Litigation The Definitive Guide to America's Leading Firms and Attorneys. Selected for inclusion in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Top Trial Lawyers in America. Listed in Best of the U.S. in the specialty of Personal Injury Litigation.

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • Alabama Association for Justice
  • Kentucky, 2012
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • United States Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Alabama, 1996
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama
  • United States Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • American Association for Justice


  • Settlement in Whistleblower Case Against American Family Care
  • National Law Journal as having obtained one of the Top 100 Verdicts in America.  
  • $25 Million Settlement in Kentucky Vioxx Case
  • $7.5 Million Jury Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case

Educational Background:

  • University of Kentucky, Phi Beta Kappa, 1993
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Office Location for Matthew C. Minner

325 W Main St
Lexington, KY 40507

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Last Updated: 11/21/2019

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