Matthew B. Balcer

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Matthew B. Balcer

Attorney at Law


Matt Balcer is an Associate in our office in Brunswick, Georgia. He focuses his practice on a variety of complex commercial litigation matters as well as pharmaceutical, environmental, and regulatory health care issues. Matt has handled complex and varying matters throughout all phases of litigation, including appeals to the Supreme Court of Georgia and the Eleventh Circuit.

He was previously a law clerk at Hall Booth Smith, where he assisted in legal research and trial preparation. Earlier in his career, he clerked at law firms in Macon and Atlanta, and he served as a fellow at the Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys.

Matt earned a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law. During law school, he served as President of Phi Delta Phi honor society, the Administrative Editor for the Mercer Law Review, and a member of the negotiations competition team. He also received CALI Awards in Health Care Law, Legal Writing, and Legal Research, and upon graduation, he was selected as an Outstanding Solicitor for excellence in negotiation and client counseling. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from the University of Southern Mississippi.



State Courts:

  • Georgia
    • Court of Appeals, Supreme Court

U.S. District Courts:

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia

U.S. Courts of Appeals:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


  • J.D., cum laude, Mercer University
  • B.A., Communication Studies, University of Southern Mississippi


  • Excellence for the Future Awards in Legal Writing, Legal Research, and Health Care Law; CALI

In the Press

HBS Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Brunswick Office

Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is proud to have become one of the leading full-service firms in the Southeast over the past 30 years, and the firm is pleased to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its office in Brunswick, Georgia. Soon after Hall Booth Smith opened for business in Atlanta, the firm’s leaders realized there was

HBS Welcomes Two New Attorneys to Brunswick office

BRUNSWICK, GEORGIA – Dec. 5, 2019 – Hall Booth Smith, P.C. is pleased to welcome two new associates as its office in Brunswick, Georgia, grows to meet client needs for medical malpractice defense, liability and variety of other litigation matters. Michael Chas Whitehead defends physicians and other health care providers in medical malpractice cases, and