Matthew E. Stubbs

Partner

Matt’s practice is focused on representing individuals, consumers, and small businesses that have been damaged by defective products or disreputable business practices.  Matt also heads the firm’s class action practice and has successfully prosecuted and defended class actions involving various federal and state laws for the past fifteen years.  Additionally, Matt is a Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator and Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator.  In this capacity, he both investigates and litigates fires involving structures, vehicles, and other products.  Matt also litigates a variety of other matters ranging from commercial disputes to personal injuries and toxic torts. 

Professional Details

Case Decisions

Affiliations

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • National Association of Fire Investigators
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project

Education

  • J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law
  • B.A., Ohio State University

Specialized Training and Experience

  • Certified Vehicle Fire Investigator (NAFI)
  • Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (NAFI) 

Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • Indiana
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • Class certification in numerous TCPA and JFPA cases
  • Multi-million dollar settlements in numerous TCPA and JFPA class actions
  • Defense verdict for small business in TCPA suit
  • Summary judgment for airline in air crash case 

Representative Decisions

  • Family Health Chiropractic, Inc. v. MD ON-Line Solutions, Inc., 632 Fed. Appx. 259 (6th Cir. 2016)
  • Baisden v. Credit Adjustments, Inc., 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 2465 (6th Cir.), 2016 FED App. 37P (6th Cir.)(6th Cir. Ohio, 2016)
  • Physicians HealthSource, Inc. v. Allscripts Health Solutions, Inc., 140 F.Supp.3d 690 (E.D. Il. 2015)
  • Spine & Sports Chiropractic, Inc. v. Zirmed, Inc. 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 170508 (W.D. Ky. 2015)
  • Vaughn v. Guarino-Sanders, 478 F. App'x 310 (6th Cir. 2012)
  • Flagstar Bank, F.S.B. v. Airline Union's Mortg. Co., 128 Ohio St. 3d 529, 947 N.E.2d 672 (2011)
  • Atia v. Delta Airlines, Inc., 692 F. Supp. 2d 693 (E.D. Ky. 2010)
  • Cincinnati Ins. Co. v. Stacey, 2008-Ohio-6761 (Ct. App.)
  • Combs v. Comair, Inc. (In re Air Crash at Lexington, KY), 556 F. Supp. 2d 665 (E.D. Ky. 2008)
  • Boehm v. Interstate Ins. Servs. Agency, 179 Ohio App. 3d 147, 900 N.E.2d 1075 (2008)
  • In re Air Crash at Lexington, 486 F. Supp. 2d 640 (E.D. Ky. 2007)
  • Rosser v. Terminix Int'l Co., L.P., 143 Ohio App. 3d 157, 757 N.E.2d 820 (2001) 

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