The Van Winkle Law Firm Welcomes Attorney Matthew B. Holloway

The Van Winkle Law Firm announced today that attorney Matthew B. Holloway has joined the firm as an associate in its litigation practice group. Holloway works with the firm’s litigation team to provide clients with responsive and strategic representation in areas of land use/eminent domain, construction, and toxic tort, among many others. He began his practice in litigation as a public defender, where he put his skill set to work for his community. He continued his professional development at a local private defense firm, where he gained valuable firsthand litigation experience in federal court.

Holloway completed his undergraduate studies at Vassar College and earned his law degree from the Temple University Beasley School of Law. He is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, US District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, Buncombe County Bar, and the Harry C. Martin Inn of Court.

“The firm is glad to welcome Matt to our litigation practice group,” said Steve Grabenstein, president of The Van Winkle Law Firm. “His experience as both a public defender and a private defense attorney make him a valuable asset to our clients and team.”

The Van Winkle Law Firm’s experienced team of civil litigators has a long history of vigorous representation in complex matters before state and federal trial and appellate courts, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, the U.S. Tax Court and before local, state and federal regulatory boards, agencies, and commissions. The attorneys have deep experience helping clients navigate through regulatory environments and complex legal issues in and out of the courtroom. Its commitment to results has helped the litigation team earn distinctions among the Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Business North Carolina’s Legal Elite, and the North Carolina Bar Association Hall of Fame.

For more than 100 years, the attorneys at The Van Winkle Law Firm have provided a premier level of strategic legal counsel and services to meet clients’ personal, estate planning, commercial, business, and litigation needs. Van Winkle is the largest law firm headquartered in Asheville. With licensed attorneys serving clients in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee and Virginia, the firm is one of the most respected in the region. For additional information, please visit