Matthew "Matt" Covell is an Atlanta litigation attorney who focuses on complex commercial litigation, business torts and class action defense. Mr. Covell also represents financial institutions such as national and state banks, credit card issuers, and mortgage lenders and servicers in all aspects of consumer financial services litigation. He has experience defending claims in federal and state court involving the Truth in Lending Act (TILA), the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA) and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).
Mr. Covell advises clients on e-discovery issues, including document retention policies, proper litigation holds, as well as the collection, processing and production of electronic documents in response to discovery requests, government subpoenas and civil investigative demands (CIDs). In 2010, Mr. Covell completed the eDiscovery Training Academy at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Mr. Covell spent 16 years as a business litigator for two prominent law firms in Atlanta.
During law school, Mr. Covell served as a law clerk intern for the Honorable John C. Martin of the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
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