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Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Overview
Credentials
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Matthew Bunnell is a member of the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution team. He assists with the representation of a broad range of clients in a variety of cases, including appellate practice, constitutional law and commercial litigation. 

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EDUCATION

J.D., University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, valedictorian, 2020

  • Robert C. Jayes Award
  • Recipient of 7 CALI Awards
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Outstanding Graduate Award
  • Louis D. Brandeis American Inn of Court – Pupil
  • Brandeis Honor Society
  • Brandeis Academic Fellow
  • Moot Court Executive Board – President
  • University of Louisville Law Review – Articles Editor

B.S., Western Kentucky University, summa cum laude, 2017 (Accounting) 

  • Minors: Economics and Finance
  • Honors College Graduate
  • WKU Spirit Master
  • Greek Man of the Year, 2017

ADMISSIONS

  • Kentucky
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky – Judicial Clerk for the Honorable Charles R. Simpson III, 2020-21
  • Heaven Hill Brands – Legal and Compliance Department Intern, 2019-20
  • Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP – Summer Associate, 2019
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit – Judicial Intern for the Honorable John K. Bush, 2019
  • Phillips Parker Orberson & Arnett, PLC – Summer Law Clerk, 2018
  • Kerrick Bachert Attorneys at Law, PSC – Clerk, 2014-17

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association 

CIVIC INVOLVEMENT

  • Louis D. Brandeis School of Law Alumni Council
  • Louis D. Brandeis School of Law Mentor Program

PUBLICATIONS

  • “College Athletes at Private Institutions Graduate to ‘Employee Status’ According to NLRB General Counsel” – Wyatt Employment Law Report Blog.