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Lexington Attorney Matthew Bunch


Matthew B. Bunch was born in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1966 and has a keen legal mind. He has represented families and businesses throughout Kentucky and focuses on bankruptcy law and civil litigation.

Matt handles complicated bankruptcies and debt restructuring in Chapters 11 and 13 for both individuals and companies. He has also negotiated with multiple creditors on behalf of his clients to avoid bankruptcy. Matt is the firm’s lead litigator and handles contract disputes, certain personal injury claims and general litigation.

Outside the legal profession, Matt is a family man who loves building experimental airplanes and refereeing college soccer on a national level. He fell in love with flying when he was a kid and took his first discovery flight in college. He enjoys the challenge of building experimental airplanes that fly 200 mph. In 2008, Matt was appointed by the Georgetown City Mayor and the Judge Executive of Georgetown, KY, as a board member on the Georgetown-Scott County Airport Corporation. He serves as its treasurer.

“I believe my experience sets me apart. I was lucky to practice with the best bankruptcy lawyer in Kentucky – my father. I practiced with him for nearly a quarter century and he taught me a great deal. I enjoyed listening to my parents discuss their day over the dinner table. Tom and I were always mesmerized by that. I strive to practice law in his footsteps. I like being able to connect with people and understand their conflicts. I enjoy thinking of ways to find an expeditious solution as people like to have resolution in their lives.”


Matt has decades of experience representing businesses in complicated Chapter 11 bankruptcies, including the new Sub-Chapter V of Chapter 11 for small businesses with debts of less than $7.5 million. In addition, Matt is skilled at representing creditors who are inadvertently caught up in other people’s bankruptcies. He works tirelessly to achieve the best outcome possible for every client.

Matt and his brother and law partner, Tom II, were raised by two attorneys. He spent his childhood learning about the law at home and watching his father in the courtroom. The law is a family profession, and Matt has deep roots in the Lexington area.

Client Review: Eternally Thankful

“I can’t say enough great things about Matt Bunch! Matt, being the great professional he is, laid all of my options on the table in a calm yet “I will help you” manner. This man is an exceptional strategist who wants to help people. Thank you so much Matt!! I am eternally thankful for you!”

– Char Walters, 5 out of 5 stars


Wallace Hardware Co. v. Abrams, 223 F.3d 382 (C.A. 6th Cir. 2000) Perry Motels, Inc.; Hazard Motels, Inc.; Morrow Image Technologies, Inc.; T & T Enterprises, Inc. of Corbin; Narrows Branch Coal, Inc.; Black Mountain Mining Company; Wallace Hardware Company, Inc.; Harrodsburg Ford Mercury, LLC; Robinson Woodworking, Inc.; Union Planters National Bank; Oscar Hornsby, Inc.; CNC Machining & Engineering, Inc.; Topflite Lawn and Landscape Maintenance, Inc.; Coleman Oil Company, Inc.; Cook and Sons Mining, Inc.; The Caffea, LLC; MJM Investments, LLC; Numerous Defendants in Litigation in HNRC Dissolution Company; Community Education Development Corporation; B & P Apartments, Inc.; Data Mark, Inc.; Trey K. Mining & Electric, Inc.; Greathouse Packaging Services, LLC; Gray’s Foodland, Inc.; MARMAX Manufacturing, Inc. Carroll County Medical Advisors LP; Samaritan Alliance, LLC; Dawahares’s of Lexington, LLC; B.J. Brown Sheet Metal, Inc.; Appalachian Fuels, LLC (and other related entities); Wholesale Associates, LLC; Muncie Custom Heating & Cooling, LLC; Redbird Mountain Coal Company, LLC; Lake Cumberland Marine, LLC; certain entities in Clearwater Natural Resources, LP; Interstate Equipment Sales & Rentals, Inc.; M3 Energy Resources, LLC; Trailblazers, Inc.; Pescara, LLC; Equine Oxygen Therapy Resources, Inc.; Blue Grass Grain Company; Core Services Limited Liability Company; Attention to Detail – Auto Detailing, LLC, d/b/a Detail Lex; Alden Wellnes; JEP Realty, LLC; LCM Construction; Spectrum Healthcare; Superior Turf-Sod Farm, Inc.; Third Wave Farms, LLC; United Youth Care and Adult Services, LLC;


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School Lansing, Michigan, J.D. – 1993
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, IN Bachelor of Arts – 1989
  • Henry Clay High School – 1985


  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Experimental Aircraft Association, Member
  • National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association, Former Member
  • Airplane Owners & Pilots Association, Panel Attorney
  • Georgetown-Scott County Regional Airport, Treasurer


  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


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