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Matthew Ian Percy

Most recently Matt was selected by the Baton Rouge Business Report for its prestigious “Forty under 40” award in 2019.  He is a native of Gonzales, Louisiana and joined the firm in 2009.

Matt earned his B.A. in Political Science from Louisiana State University in 2004. He then earned his Juris Doctorate in 2012. While in law school, Matt was on the Dean’s List multiple times and received the CALI award for the highest section grade in Louisiana Obligations. Additionally, he was chosen for the 2011 Corporate and Business Excellence Scholarship Award.

Matt’s practice is comprised almost exclusively of personal injury cases; however, he also has extensive experience in other areas of law, such as: commercial matters, property disputes, and redhibition cases.

He is an experienced litigator and has practiced before state and federal district courts, and has appeared before state and federal appellate courts.

In addition to his private practice, Matt is the appointed Municipal Attorney for the City of Gonzales and previously served as the appointed attorney for theTown of Sorrento from 2012-2021. He also represents the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Matt is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, and is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Louisiana, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

Matt is a member of the Leadership Ascension Foundation Board and is a 2014 graduate of Leadership Ascension and is a graduate of Ascension Catholic High School in Donaldsonville, Louisiana.


“I Highly Recommend”

My experience with Matt and his staff was pleasant. From the initial consultation to the final settlement, Matt and his staff kept me updated through the ...READ MORE »

-   Tonya G.

“Very Kind and Honest”

I was in two car accidents in less than 3 months and I had no idea of how to handle the mounting medical bills and lost wages. A friend referred Matt ...READ MORE »

-   Karen B..

“I Can’t Thank Everyone Enough”

“I hired Attorney Matthew Percy after being involved in an auto accident. Mr. Percy and the Percy, Skias & Schutte's team did a spectacular job ...READ MORE »

-   Kim S.

“Unrelenting, Honest and Highly Professional”

“At first, the need to use a professional law firm to solve our legal issues with a large company was very intimidating. However, from the very beginning...READ MORE »

-   Tom and Suzette H.

“He Worked Diligently to Protect My Best Interest”

“Working with Matt on my personal injury case was so easy. We met once, he felt strongly that I had a case, and got to work quickly. He kept me informed ...READ MORE »

-   Shannon W.

“Mr.Percy was Successful in Helping Me to Get the Maximum”

“I contacted Mr. Matt Percy after a car accident that I was injured in for two reasons. One was to help me with my diminished value claim & to help ...READ MORE »

-   Tara S.

“Very Professional and Kept Me Informed”

“I contacted Mr. Percy about an accident my children and I were involved in. He explained my options in a very professional manner and kept me informed ...READ MORE »

-   Sara S.

“Always Available Whenever I had Questions”

“The support staff including my attorney was always available whenever I had questions.  This impressed me as I know my attorney was very busy but yet ...READ MORE »

-   Jordan S..

“Both Trustworthy and Professional”

I would like to say "Thank You" for the services you rendered.  I will gladly recommend you to anyone  who is looking for an attorney who is both ...READ MORE »

-   Michael F.