Matthew Wyatt is from Gretna, Virginia. He graduated with distinction from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Arts degree, double majoring in Government and History, with a minor in Russian language. He received his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Washington and Lee University School of Law.
While at Washington and Lee, Matthew was a research assistant on a variety of topics including federal privacy law, Virginia civil procedure, and the Uniform Commercial Code. During law school, Matthew participated in various competitions and received an award for Best Brief in the 2019 John W. Davis Appellate Advocacy Competition. Matthew also gained experience helping low-income taxpayers come into compliance with federal and state law and negotiating payment plans/offers in compromise with the Internal Revenue Service in the school’s Tax Clinic—he was a recipient of the James W.H. Stewart Tax Law Award for excellence in the study of tax law.
In joining FA+P, Matthew brings these analytical skills to his focus on civil litigation. His practice is currently focused on insurance defense, coverage opinions, premises liability and auto liability matters.
- Washington and Lee University School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
- University of Virginia (B.A., with distinction)
Areas of Practice:
- Auto, Boating & Recreational Vehicle Liability
- Coverage Opinions
- Premises Liability
PROFESSIONAL HONORS, AFFILIATIONS AND ACTIVITIES:
- Member – Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
- Member – Roanoke Bar Association