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MATT SIMMONS JOINS HESSEMARTONE TO HEAD FIRM’S NEW ATLANTA OFFICE

HesseMartone welcomes experienced attorney, Matt Simmons, as head of the Firm’s new Atlanta office and Special Counsel to the Firm.  Matt’s primary practice area is employment and commercial litigation.  Matt has significant experience as in-house counsel and in private practice. 

Prior to joining HesseMartone, Matt was the Head of Litigation and Associate General Counsel at one of the nation’s largest staffing companies.  In this role, Matt managed the company’s entire litigation docket, primarily consisting of non-compete and trade secret litigation, breach of contract actions, federal and state wage and hour laws, and class actions.  Matt also served as the company’s liaison to its human resources department and participated in the management of its day-to-day corporate functions.  Prior to this corporate role, Matt was in private practice, where he successfully tried or otherwise resolved dozens of cases in both Federal and state courts across the nation.  

Matt received his undergraduate degree from Duke University and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Miami School of Law.  Matt is a member of the Georgia Bar and the American Bar Association, the Atlanta Bar, and the Atlanta Council for Younger Lawyers.

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