Matt Elliott is an experienced litigation attorney.
A South Carolina native, Mr. Elliott defends professional-services providers in negligence lawsuits, manufacturers in products-liability lawsuits and nursing homes in personal-injury lawsuits. He also has extensive experience representing insurance agents and realtors in negligence actions.
Over the past 25 years, he has been involved in more than 150 cases concerning alleged negligent action on the part of professionals.
He also has defended legal professionals who have been sued in connection with commercial loans, real estate, tax and estate planning, among other matters.
In products-liability cases, Mr. Elliott has significant experience defending manufacturers of products—from home appliances and manufactured homes to airplane parts and industrial equipment—in actions involving both personal injury and property damage.
He has been defending nursing homes for more than 15 years. Mr. Elliott tried one of the first nursing home cases in South Carolina involving issues of patient care and medication errors. He represents national and regional nursing home providers in their South Carolina litigation.
Mr. Elliott is a member of The Defense Research Institute Section on Nursing Home Defense.
BEFORE HAYNSWORTH SINKLER BOYD
Mr. Elliott served as law clerk to The Honorable Robert W. Hemphill, United States District Judge.
PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES
American Bar Association
South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association
South Carolina Bar
SC Bar Torts and Insurance Practices Council Chairman (2013 - 2014)
Greenville County Bar