Matthew McCarley



  • State of Texas
  • State of Arizona
  • State of Kansas
  • State of Utah
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
  • District of Colorado
  • District of the District of Columbia
  • Northern District of Illinois
  • Southern District of Illinois
  • Southern District of Indiana
  • District of Kansas
  • Eastern District of Michigan
  • Western District of Michigan
  • District of Minnesota
  • District of North Dakota
  • Northern District of Ohio
  • District of Utah
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


Pharmaceutical & Medical Device, Employment, and Public Entity Litigation

Matthew McCarley is devoted to pursuing justice for his clients. His experience covers several areas of the law, including mass tort litigation, defective product and drug cases, employment law, medical malpractice, and public client representation.

Matthew has had the privilege of representing Attorneys General offices as outside counsel in litigation against opioid manufacturers, distributors, and retail pharmacies as well as some of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Matthew has also served in leadership positions in opioid litigation for the state of Texas and in several national mass tort litigations. Matthew has proven his dedication to clients struggling with complex legal proceedings.

Matthew is fluent in Spanish and, in his free time, likes to spend time with his family and supporting community and church volunteer work.


South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, TX
– J.D.

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
– B.A., International Studies

Awards and Recognition

  • Super Lawyers, 2024
  • Lifetime member of Million Dollar and Multimillion Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyer – 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024
  • National Trial Lawyer – Plaintiff – Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Texas
  • A distinguished honor given to only top 100 lawyers in a state or region
  • Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame– 2019

Litigation Leadership Positions

  • Plaintiff’s Executive Committee In re Cook IVC Filters Products
  • MDL 2570, Plaintiff’s Steering Committee In re Bard IVC Filters Products
  • MDL 2641, the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee In re Cordis IVC Filters Products
  • Plaintiff’s Steering Committee In re Bard Hernia Mesh Litigation-Rhode Island
  • Fee Committee-Texas Opioid MDL.
Super Lawyers 2024