Matt has a general business practice that focuses on commercial transactions and general litigation. Matt’s commercial real estate practice has a primary emphasis on leasing, development, financing, land use and zoning, acquisitions, and property sale and disposition. He represents banks, finance companies, developers, owners, landlords, tenants, purchasers and sellers in the metro-Atlanta market in all aspects of purchasing, developing, financing, leasing, owning and selling commercial property.
Matt’s general litigation practice focuses on general commercial disputes, including representing property owners in eminent domain litigation. Matt also is registered to lobby in Georgia and represents clients’ interests before the state legislature and state agencies and local governments in Georgia.
Matt is a native Georgian, and graduated from Fayette County High School in 1993. He is a graduate of Georgia Southern University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science. Matt obtained his Juris Doctorate degree at Georgia State University College of Law, graduating cum laude in 2005. Prior to beginning his law practice, Matt served on United States Congressman Mac Collins’ staff for six years.
Matt was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2007 and retired in 2017. During his time in office, Matt served as a floor leader for Governor Sonny Perdue and as Majority Whip for the Georgia House of Representatives.
Matt is an active member of the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce and was named the County’s 2016 Business Person of the Year. He was also named as a Top 40 under 40 distinguished alumni by his alma mater, Georgia Southern University. Matt is also proud to be a co-founder and board member of Peachtree City’s first craft brewery, Line Creek Brewing Company.
Matt and his wife Missy have two children, Anna Lynne and Jacob. The Ramseys live in Peachtree City and are active members of Peachtree City United Methodist Church.