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Copeland, Stair, Valz & Lovell, LLP announces partner elevations

Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024 at 3:31 pm

Copeland, Stair, Valz & Lovell, LLP is pleased to announce the elevation from Of Counsel to Partner of Matthew Wayne. Matt is one of five Partner elevations for 2024, amongst our Atlanta, Charleston, and Chattanooga offices.

Matt Wayne is a Partner in the Chattanooga office, a native of nearby South Pittsburg, and a 2016 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Law. His practice specializes in various aspects of construction and commercial enterprises, including mechanic’s liens, contractor licensing and payment issues, contracts, and counseling on federal and state compliance in employment and jobsite requirements. Matt is also equipped with significant experience in advising and representing clients in day-to-day issues in an array of businesses and industries and subsequently defending them in litigation, should it arise. This includes handling EEOC Charges, OSHA violations, retainage, code and building compliance, and drafting agreements ranging from subcontracts, change orders, employment, operating, noncompete, and separation agreements, and similar client needs in multiple states and venues, including federal and state court and arbitration.


About Copeland, Stair, Valz & Lovell, LLP

CSVL focuses on civil defense litigation and dispute resolution. Founded in1970, the Firm has office locations in Atlanta, Georgia, Charleston, South Carolina, and Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Firm’s lawyers provide counsel and advice in the following practice areas: Commercial Litigation, Construction Litigation, General Liability Litigation, Health Care Litigation, Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith Litigation, Product Liability, and Trucking& Transportation Litigation. For additional information, please visit

The Marion Tribune – February 1, 2024