Matthew D. Adkins

Associate

Matthew D. Adkins is an associate in the Savannah office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice. He has experience handling products liability, toxic tort, § 1983 litigation, and personal injury matters.

Matthew serves on the local and national counsel teams representing corporate clients in litigation in the Southeast alleging exposure to asbestos and other toxic materials.

A U.S. Army veteran who was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Matthew began in general practice with a focus on military justice and criminal law. He has tried several cases to verdict in military courts.

Military Service

  • Active Duty United States Army, 2005–2014
  • Drill Sergeant, Drill Sergeant Instructor at the United States Army Drill Sergeant School (Fort Jackson, SC)
  • Bronze Star Medal - Operation Iraqi Freedom
  • Order of the Spur

Pro Bono & Philanthropy

U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Association Executive Board

Professional Presentations

"Bases of Power," South Carolina School of Law's Konduros Leadership Seminar, 2014–2019

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • South Carolina
  • State Supreme Courts
    • South Carolina Supreme Court
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • Other Admissions
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF)

Admissions

South Carolina

Supreme Court of South Carolina

4th Circuit Court of Appeals

United States District Court for the District of South Carolina

Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF)

Associations

  • South Carolina Lawyers Helping Lawyers Committee
  • South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys' Association

Education

University of South Carolina School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2016

Marshall University

Bachelor of Arts Degree, 2012

  • John Marshall Scholar

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