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Matt Hardin

Attorney & Owner
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Toll Free: 1 (800) 777-MATT
Phone: (615) 200-1111
Fax: (615) 200-1112

28 White Bridge Rd #400
Nashville, Tennessee 37205

Matt Hardin is a second generation attorney from Cookeville, Tennessee. He attended Rhodes College as an undergraduate before going on to obtain both his master’s and law degrees from the University of Tennessee. Matt’s practice is focused in the areas of plaintiff personal injury, car & tractor trailer wrecks, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home and premises liability. He practices law throughout all three grand divisions of the state of Tennessee. He is the owner of Matt Hardin Law, PLLC.

Matt serves as an officer on the Executive Board of Governors for the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA). He is currently the Secretary of the TTLA, Chair of the Mentoring Committee, and serves on the Legislative Committee. He has previously served as the Treasurer and Parliamentarian for the TTLA. Matt is the former President of the Nashville Chapter of the Rhodes College Alumni Group. He is also former President of the Board of Directors for his fraternity Alpha Tau Omega’s chapter at Rhodes College and now serves on the Board of Directors. Matt is a member of the Nashville Bar Association and Tennessee Bar Association.

Matt has earned AV Preeminent® certification by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™. AV Preeminent® is the highest rating achieved, a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. Click here to read more about the rating process. Matt has been named among the “10 Best in Tennessee” for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys. He is also a Mid-South Superlawyer and he is a Fellow of the Nashville Bar Foundation. Fellows are selected by their colleagues for devotion to service to the client and to the public interest. Each class is limited to approximately 1% of the bar in Nashville. Matt is also an Eagle Scout.

Prior to opening his own firm, Matt was a partner at Rudy, Wood, Winstead, Williams and Hardin, PLLC. He also previously practiced at Gullett, Sanford, Robinson & Martin PLLC in Nashville and at Thomason, Hendrix, Harvey, Johnson & Mitchell, PLLC in Memphis. Matt worked for five years as an insurance defense attorney before he concentrated his practice on representing plaintiffs. This background has given him valuable insight on how insurance companies evaluate and value cases.

Matt and his wife, Janet, are active members of West End United Methodist Church in Nashville. Janet works as the Executive Director of Matt Hardin Law. She has a chemical engineering degree from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Belmont University. Matt and Janet are proud parents to Henry and Grace.

Matt enjoys college football, college basketball, professional tennis, and the Kentucky Derby. He likes playing tennis, lawyer league softball, snow skiing, the search for perfect Southern barbecue, and going to the lake.

Client Reviews
  • ★★★★★
    I am in a business where I work with a lot of attorney's (in another field) and Matt is outstanding, he was compassionate with my needs and injuries and exceeded my expectations. He handled my injury case flawlessly and I was extremely happy with the end result.
  • ★★★★★
    My experience was very positive with Matt. He worked dilligently on my case. The outcome was very positive and I could not be happier with how it turned out. The care he took with myself and my family was all I could ask for. I would absolutely work with Matt again.
  • ★★★★★
    Matt Hardin provided me with excellent and timely legal services and provided updated info to me along the way. He was trustworthy and genuinely cared about my case and my best interest. I would recommend Matt Hardin to a friend or family member without reservation.
  • ★★★★★
    Matt represented me when I got hit by a car while crossing the street. Throughout the process, he gave me a lot of great advice and always made himself available whenever I had a question about anything. Truly a class act.
  • ★★★★★
    Matt was very helpful with my car wreck matter. He helped me understand the confusing insurance and court process. He answered all of my questions in a timely manner and took the worry off of me. I highly recommend him.
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