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Matt Harper

Senior Associate

Areas of Practice
  • Business Litigation
  • Construction
    • Construction Accidents
    • Construction Contracts
    • Construction Defect
  • Insurance Defense Litigation

Matt joined Team Tarle in 2024 and practices out of Tarle Law’s Dallas, Texas office. Matt was born and raised in West Texas. Matt earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton School of Law in Dayton, Ohio. He graduated summa cum laude and gave the commencement address at his graduation.

Prior to joining Tarle Law, Matt practiced in the areas of transportation litigation and construction litigation representing general contractors and subcontractors. Prior to his extensive defense practice, Matt relied on his background of engineering in his practice of patent litigation.

In his free time, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and his two daughters. He also enjoys the outdoors, going to the mountains, trekking and watching football.

Bar Admissions
  • Texas
  • New York (inactive)


  • University of Day School of Law, Dayton, OH
    • Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude
    • Law Review
    • Graduated 2nd in Class
    • Gave commencement speech at graduation
  • Trinity. University, San Antonio, Texas
    • B.S. in Engineering Science
    • Four-year starter and captain of football team


Professional Associations and Memberships
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of New York (inactive status)
  • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York