R. Matthew Reeves
Matt Reeves is a litigation partner at Andersen, Tate & Carr and his practice covers a wide range of matters within the areas of real estate litigation, commercial and banking litigation, and probate litigation, including representing private property owners and business owners in eminent domain matters.
In addition to representing clients in matters involving the government, Mr. Reeves served as Counsel to Representative Wendell Willard, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, during the 2008 Georgia General Assembly, and continued his experience in government by serving as a participant in the Georgia General Assembly’s efforts to modernize the State of Georgia’s evidence rules which formed the basis for the new Georgia Evidence Code.
Mr. Reeves is the President of the Gwinnett County Bar Association in 2011-12, the Bar Association’s 50th Anniversary, and previously served as a district representative for the State of Georgia’s Younger Lawyers Division. As a leader in the local bar association, he spearheaded the establishment of an expendable GCBA Scholarship at Georgia Gwinnett College. Firm founder Tom Andersen and Mr. Reeves are leading efforts to establish an endowed GCBA Scholarship at Georgia Gwinnett College.
Matt graduated with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law, with high honors from Mercer University, and from The Bolles School. While in law school, Mr. Reeves was a Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court Pupil, and defeated the University of Florida’s moot court team in the Hulsey-Kimbrell Georgia-Florida Moot Court Competition. He attended the National Institute of Trial Advocacy deposition seminar at Duke University Law School in 2005.
As an active member of the local community, Mr. Reeves was appointed to the Duluth Ethics Board and Duluth Parks and Recreation Board by the City of Duluth’s Mayor and Council. He is also a member of the Duluth Rotary Club, and is an active supporter of the Duluth Fall Festival.
Mr. Reeves and his wife, Suzette Belote Reeves, son (Paul) and daughters (Susannah and Sarabeth) live in Duluth and attend Duluth First United Methodist Church. Matt is a second-generation attorney, and his father and uncle are courtroom attorneys in middle and south Georgia.
Past Employment Positions
- Georgia House Judiciary Committee, Counsel
- District Attorney’s Office for Georgia’s Northern Judicial Circuit, Third-Year Practice Prosecutor
- Civil Division, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Georgia, Student Employee
- Saxby Chambliss for Congress, Campaign Aide
- U.S. House Page, sponsored by the late U.S. Rep. Tillie Fowler of Florida