Matt Utecht named 2021 Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” for Health Care Law in Greenville

May 11, 2021

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd announced that Matt Utecht was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2021 “Lawyer of the Year” for Health Care Law in Greenville.

For nearly 30 years, Matt has devoted his practice to representing healthcare providers. As the industry’s delivery models, payment systems and regulatory framework have evolved, so has Matt’s professional focus. Currently, he concentrates his practice on provider mergers, acquisitions and innovative integration strategies and advises clients on regulatory requirements and business considerations unique to healthcare transactions. Matt is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and previously served on the Board of Directors as President of the Greenville Free Medical Clinic.

In addition to the “Lawyer of the Year” award, Matt was listed in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the following practice areas: Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.


About Best Lawyers

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About Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A.

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd provides business, litigation and financial legal services to local, national and international clients. With a history dating back to 1887, it is one of the largest law firms in South Carolina with more than 115 attorneys. The firm has offices in Charleston, Columbia, Florence and Greenville, SC. For more information, visit