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After law school, Matt Buckmiller was immediately launched into the courtroom operating in state and federal court in many different areas of litigation including commercial litigation medical malpractice personal injury consumer class actions and condemnation. Recently Mr. Buckmiller has spent a significant amount of his time prosecuting claims against financial institutions. Over the last few years he has represented clients in workouts and litigation on loans ranging from $100,000.00 to $50,000,000. He has successfully tried several different types of cases and arbitration to verdict and argues frequently in the state and federal appellate courts. Matt obtained the first known jury verdict in North Carolina finding a violation of the Equal Credit Opportunity Act by a bank and the verdict was selected by North Carolina Lawyer’s Weekly as the #1 Defense Verdict of 2013
Mr. Buckmiller was born in Englewood, New Jersey and spent most his life in the Metropolitan New York City, New York area. Mr. Buckmiller attended Columbia University, where he graduated with a B.A. degree and was a dual major in Economics and Politics Science. He also was a 4-year starter for the Columbia Lions baseball team and was voted All Ivy League twice. In his senior year, he was selected as an All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, won the Ivy League Triple Crown, and was selected for All-Ivy League academic honors. He played professional baseball for a short time after graduation from college and decided to attend Temple University where he obtained his J.D. and M.B.A. in three years. Mr. Buckmiller graduated with distinction from the law and business schools at Temple, and was selected as a Distinguished Class Performer in Trial Advocacy.
Mr. Buckmiller has received recognition as a SuperLawyer and a Business North Carolina Legal Elite. He is a member of the North Carolina Advocates for Justice and has served on the Board of Governors of the NCAJ, President of the Professional Negligence and Commercial Litigation sections, North Carolina Editor for the American Bar Association’s Survey of State Class Action Law, and the North Carolina Bar Association’s Medico-Legal Liaison Committee. Mr. Buckmiller speaks frequently at CLE seminars and has spoken at the Professionalism for New Attorneys (“PNA”) seminar required for newly admitted lawyers to the North Carolina State Bar.