• PRACTICE FOCUS
  • INDUSTRIES+
  • EDUCATION+
    • University of Alabama School of Law
      J.D., 2015
    • University of Alabama
      B.A., 2011
  • ADMISSIONS+
    • Louisiana
    • Alabama
  • CLERKSHIP+
    • Law Clerk to the Hon. Robert G. James, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana

    • Law Clerk to the Hon. Karen L. Hayes, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana

Matthew Slaughter focuses his practice on litigation with an emphasis on construction and commercial litigation. He previously served as a law clerk for the Hon. Robert G. James and Hon. Karen L. Hayes, both of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. Matthew also served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Karen W. Roby of the Eastern District of Louisiana, the Hon. William E. Cassady of the Southern District of Alabama, and the Hon. L. Scott Coogler of the Northern District of Alabama.

Insights

Publications
  • Author, “Erratic Approaches to Substantive Changes on Errata Sheets,” Birmingham Bar Bulletin (Spring 2018)
  • Author, “Supreme Court’s Treatment of Drug Detection Dogs Doesn’t Pass the Sniff Test,” New Criminal Law Review (Spring 2016)
  • Author, “First Amendment Right to Record Police: When clearly Established is Not Clear Enough,” The John Marshall Law Review (2016)
  • Author, “The Barriers of Facebook’s Terms of Service Agreement: Hardships Placed on Fiduciaries Access to Digital Assets,” Information and Communications Technology Law (2015)

Industries

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law
    J.D., 2015
  • University of Alabama
    B.A., 2011

Admissions

  • Louisiana
  • Alabama

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Robert G. James, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana

  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Karen L. Hayes, U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana

  • Author, “Erratic Approaches to Substantive Changes on Errata Sheets,” Birmingham Bar Bulletin (Spring 2018)
  • Author, “Supreme Court’s Treatment of Drug Detection Dogs Doesn’t Pass the Sniff Test,” New Criminal Law Review (Spring 2016)
  • Author, “First Amendment Right to Record Police: When clearly Established is Not Clear Enough,” The John Marshall Law Review (2016)
  • Author, “The Barriers of Facebook’s Terms of Service Agreement: Hardships Placed on Fiduciaries Access to Digital Assets,” Information and Communications Technology Law (2015)