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Matthew May

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Memphis, TN

Rosenblum & Reisman, P.C.
6070 Poplar Avenue, Suite 550
Memphis, TN 38119
Phone: 901-527-9600
Fax: 901-527-9620
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019
Licensed in Tennessee Since: 2006
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Civil Rights
Attorney Profile

Matthew May is an attorney with the highly respected law firm Rosenblum & Reisman, P.C., in Memphis, Tennessee. As a member of the Memphis Bar Association and the Tennessee Bar Association, Mr. May focuses his practice on defending the rights and entitlements of his clients throughout Tennessee who face legal issues and challenges related to personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, suicide claims, civil rights, criminal defense, and sports and anti-doping laws.

Mr. May attended the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law where he graduated magna cum laude. Actively involved with several associations and organizations while in law school, Mr. May served as production manager for the Tennessee Journal of Practice & Procedure as well as president of the Christian Legal Society. He was also an orientation leader and commencement chairman for the Student Bar Association and a student member of the Leo Bearman Sr. American Inn of Court.

While attending law school, Mr. May was also presented with several awards and recognitions, including the Dean's Distinguished Service Award, the Robert and Elaine Hoffman Memorial Fellowship and a mention in the Who's Who Among Students. Attorney May also served as a law clerk for several law firms in Memphis and Jackson, Tennessee, and served an externship with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee under the Honorable Judge Jon Phipps McCalla.

When not practicing law, Mr. May is an accomplished trombone player and has performed with the Germantown Symphony Orchestra and The New Memphis Hepcats swing band. He coaches the Briarcrest High School Mock Trial Team and is a board member of the University of Memphis Band Alumni Chapter. Mr. May also volunteers for soup kitchens and other philanthropic causes in his community.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Civil Rights
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Defense, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination, Native Peoples Law


2 Years Super Lawyers
6 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2019

About Matthew May

First Admitted: 2006, Tennessee

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • University of Memphis Band Alumni Chapter, Board member
  • Member, The New Memphis Hepcats Swing Band
  • Germantown Symphony Orchestra, Principal trombone player
  • President, Christian Legal Society

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Briarcrest High School Mock Trial Team, Coach
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Student Bar Association, Commencement Chairman, 2006
  • Hon. Judge Jon Phipps McCalla of the U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee, Externship


  • Law Journal: Tennessee Journal of Practice and Procedure, Production Manager, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • Student Member, Leo Bearman Sr. American Inn of Court and Top 10% of his Class, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • Magna cum laude, Law School Student Ambassador and Orientation Leader, Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
  • Robert and Elaine Hoffman Memorial Fellowship
  • Dean's Distinguished Service Award
  • Who's Who Among Students
  • Super Lawyers - Rising Stars

Educational Background

  • The University of Memphis, B.M., Major: Music History
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Office Location for Matthew May

6070 Poplar Avenue
Suite 550
Memphis, TN 38119

Phone: 901-527-9600

Fax: 901-527-9620

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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