Matthew David Ellison

Matthew David Ellison

Lexington, Kentucky

Matthew Ellison is a Member of the Fowler Bell firm, practicing in the firm's Litigation, Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Groups. Mr. Ellison also has significant experience in all forms of litigation arising out of insurance policies, including coverage disputes and suits over insurance claim handling. He also has experience in employment law, workers' compensation litigation, appellate practice and complex collection matters. He represents local, regional and national clients. His practice is a throwback to when attorneys learned in many disciplines and represented their clients in multiple matters, before the "specialization" era took hold. because of his commitment to versatility and responsiveness, Mr. Ellison builds strong relationships with his clients and knows how to provide them with the information the require to make important decisions.

Mr. Ellison is precise and focused in his practice and is dedicated to finding solutions for his clients, whether that is in the courtroom of through out of court settlement.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D magna cum laude - 2005
    • Honors: Moot Court Competition Team
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. magna cum laude - 2000
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Journalism - General Editorial

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers - Rising Stars, 2014 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms