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Offutt Nord Burchett, PLLC | Attorneys at Law

I. Matt Mains

Phone Number: 304.529.2868
Fax Number: 304.529.2999SONY DSC
Email Address: immains@onalegal.com

Juris Doctor, University of Kentucky, College of Law, 2011
  Honors and Awards
Recipient of CALI awards (highest grade in the class) in the following subjects: Intellectual Property and
Copyright Law

M.S. in Biomedical Science, Medical University of South Carolina, 2007
Honors and Awards
American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Award 2006-2007
National Institutes of Health Predoctoral Fellowship Award 2005-2006

B.S., magna cum laude, Agricultural Biotechnology, University of Kentucky, 2003
  Honors and Awards
Merit Scholar Recipient, 2000-2003
Dean’s List, 2000-2003

Kentucky, 2011
West Virginia, 2012

Court Admissions
Kentucky Supreme Court
Kentucky Court of Appeals
All Kentucky Circuit and District Courts
WV Supreme Court of Appeals
All WV Circuit Courts and Magistrate Courts
United States District Court for the Southern District of WV
United States District Court for the Easter District of KY

Professional Affiliations
Kentucky Bar Association
West Virginia Bar Association
American Bar Association
Defense Research Institute (DRI)
Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia

Awards and Recognition
2019 WV Super Lawyers, Rising Star – Medical Malpractice -Defense

Practice Areas
Medical Malpractice, Healthcare Law, Insurance Defense, Mass Tort Defense,
General Negligence, Insurance Coverage, Patent and Copyright Law, Appellate

Employment History
Attorney, Offutt Nord Ashworth, PLLC, Huntington, WV 2011-Present
(Associate 2011-2017, Member 2017-Present)
Extern, UK Healthcare, Office of Risk Management 2010
Extern, Honorable Beth Maze, Judge 21st Judicial Circuit, KY 2010
Principle Research Analyst, Dept. of Internal Medicine, University of Kentucky
Research Specialist, Dept. of Pharmacology, Medical Univ. of South Carolina
Research Specialist, Dept. of Physiology, University of Kentucky

Ford RL, Mains IM, Hilton EJ, Reeves ST, Stroud RE, Crawford FA Jr, Ikonomidis JS, Spinale FG. Endothelin-A receptor inhibition after cardiopulmonary bypass: cytokines and receptor activation. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2008 Nov;86(5):1576-83.

McEvoy MD, Taylor AG, Zavadzkas JA, Mains IM, Ford RL, Stroud RE, Jeffords LB, Beck CU, Reeves ST, Spinale FG. Aprotinin exerts differential and dose-dependent effects on myocardial contractility, oxidative stress, and cytokine release after ischemia-reperfusion. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2008 Aug;86(2):568-75.

Spruill LS, Lowry AS, Stroud RE, Squires CE, Mains IM, Flack EC, Beck C, Ikonomidis JS, Crumbley AJ, McDermott PJ, Spinale FG. Membranetype-1 matrix metalloproteinase transcription and translation in myocardial fibroblasts from patients with normal left ventricular function and from patients with cardiomyopathy. Am Journal of Physiology: Cell Physiology. 2007 Oct;293(4):C1362-73.

Lindsey ML, PG Escobar, Mukherjee R, Goshorn DK, Sheats NJ, Bruce JA, Mains IM, Hendrick JK, Hewett KW, Gourdie RG, Matrisian LM, Spinale FG. Matrix Metalloproteinase-7 Affects Connexin-43 Levels, Electrical Conduction, and Survival Following Myocardial Infarction. Circulation. 2006 Jun 27;113(25):2919-28.

Sporici RA, Hodskins JS, Locasto DM, Meszaros LB, Ferry AL, Weidner AM, Rinehart CA, Bailey JC, Mains IM, Diamond SE. Repression of the prolactin promoter: a functional consequence of the heterodimerization between Pit-1 and Pit-1 beta. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology. 2005Oct;35(2):317-31.

Squires CE, Escobar GP, Payne JF, Leonardi RA, Goshorn DK, Sheats NJ, Mains IM, Mingoia JT, Flack EC, Lindsey ML. Altered fibroblast function following myocardial infarction. Journal of Molecular Cell Cardiology. 2005Oct;39(4):699-707.