Matthew D. Ellison
Matthew D. Ellison is a Member of the Fowler Bell law firm, practicing in the firm’s Litigation and Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Groups. In addition to his general litigation background, Mr. Ellison also has significant experience practicing in Kentucky appellate courts within the areas of employment law and workers’ compensation litigation. Mr. Ellison is also experienced in litigating insurance coverage disputes and has both prosecuted and defended insurance bad faith claims. He has represented local, regional and national clients. Mr. Ellison is precise and focused in his practice and is dedicated to finding solutions for his clients, whether that is in the courtroom or through out of court settlement.
Office Phone: 859.252.6700
Matthew D. Ellison’s Practice Areas
Matthew D. Ellison’s Full Biography
University of Kentucky College of Law
Juris Doctorate, 2005
University of Kentucky
Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Political Science, 2000
Kentucky Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
International Association of Commercial Collectors
Listed Rising Stars 2014-2016
Presentations & Publications
Published opinions before the Kentucky Court of Appeals including Grant v. Board of Trustees, Kentucky Retirement Systems (2007-CA-388).
Co-author of “Preparing and Filing the Appeal,” for UK CLE publication “Civil Practice in Kentucky.”
Authored attorney-client privilege materials for the Risk Insurance Managers’ Society regional meeting.
Speaker at “Kentucky Employment Law Update” educational seminar in January of 2010.
Speaker at Greater Lexington Paralegal Association meeting in 2010 – “An Overview of Workers’ Compensation in Kentucky.”
Presented at seminar on “The Impact of Technology on Employment Disputes” in March of 2010.
Presented at seminar for the Kentucky Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section in February 2011.
Harvest Homebuilders, LLC v. Kentucky Employers’ Mutual Insurance, 2008-CA-000420-MR (Ky. Ct. App. May 22, 2009).
Nautilus Insurance Company v. Structure Builders & Riggers Machinery Moving Div., LLC, 784 F. Supp. 2d 767 (E.D. Ky. 2011)
Monticello Insurance Company v. One Beacon Insurance Company, 2009-CA-001282-MR, 2013 WL 275587 (Ky. Ct. App. Jan. 25, 2013)
Nautilus Insurance Company v. Grayco Rentals, Inc., 2011-CA-002150-MR, 2013 WL 406421 (Ky. Ct. App. Feb. 1, 2013)
State Automobile Property & Casualty Company v. There is Hope Community Church, 4:11-cv-00149-JHM-HBB (W.D. Ky. July 23, 2014).