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Matthew G. Davis

Matthew G. Davis

Direct Dial: (813) 769-4803
Fax: (813) 229-3502
Office Location: Tampa

Professional Involvement
Publications & Speaking

Matt Davis joined Paskert Divers Thompson in 2011.  Here, Matt’s practice focuses on commercial, construction defect, and surety litigation. He also represents creditors in their collection efforts, including bankruptcy proceedings when necessary.  Before joining the firm, Matt worked in the general counsel’s office of the Florida Department of Community Affairs.  There, Matt served as the lead attorney on several land use and comprehensive planning disputes before the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings.  He also appeared on behalf of the DCA before various Florida House and Senate committees regarding legislative changes being pursued by the Department.  In his free time, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and Florida Gator athletics. 

Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy
  • Suretyship

Admitted to Practice

  • All Florida State and Federal Courts
  • The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • The United States Bankruptcy Court for the District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • United States Court of Federal Claims


  • The University of Florida, BSBA, Finance, 2005, cum laude
  • Florida State College of Law, J.D., 2008, cum laude

Professional, Trade, and Philanthropic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
    • Tort and Insurance Practice Section
    • Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
    • Litigation Section
    • Forum on the Construction Industry

  • The Florida Bar
    • Trial Lawyers Section

  • The Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Trial Lawyers Section
    • Construction Law Section

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • "Judgment Enforcement and Collection" Hillsborough County Bar Association, Construction Law Committee, February, 2015 (Tampa, FL).