Matt McCubbins

Special Counsel

Miami Office
T: 786.770.8664


Matt McCubbins is Special Counsel in Ball Janik’s Construction Defect practice group in Miami.  He helps owners and associations resolve construction and design defect disputes. Matt has over 15 years of experience practicing law, focused on litigation and dispute resolution.

Before joining Ball Janik, Matt was a member of the construction and real estate advocacy team at an Am Law 50 firm.  There, he represented Fortune 100 companies and some of the nation’s top contractors in construction and real property litigation.  Matt also served as a judicial law clerk to a Kentucky trial court judge. Throughout his career, Matt has advocated for clients in all types of forums.  His trial experience includes actions involving breaches of contract; negligence; property acquisition; eminent domain and infrastructure development; commercial landlord-tenant; retailer, hotel, and professional liability; and professional licensure defense.  Matt has litigated cases in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Texas, and Washington, D.C. 

Matt McCubbins obtained his J.D., cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.  He holds an LL.M., with distinction, from Queen Mary University of London School of Law. And he received his B.A. in Economics from Bellarmine University, where he was a member of the baseball team.

Matt serves on the Board of the Todd Crawford Foundation to Cure Paralysis, Inc. 


  • J.D., cum laude, 2007 

Case Western Reserve University School of Law 

  • LL.M., with distinction, Comparative and International Dispute Resolution, 2023 

Queen Mary University of London School of Law (Paris) 

  • B.A. in Economics, 2000 

Bellarmine University


  • Indiana Super Lawyers – Rising Stars: 2018 
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers – Rising Stars: 2013 to 2017 
  • National Trial Lawyers Association – Top 40 under 40 in Kentucky: 2012 


  • Florida

    Kelly Corcoran is an insurance coverage attorney focused on resolving complex insurance coverage disputes on behalf of individual and corporate policyholders in their pursuit to recover claims. He has significant experience in handling construction defect coverage issues involving commercial and residential buildings including apartment complexes, condominiums, and single-family homes, as well as other coverage issues involving personal injury and property damage claims. Mr. Corcoran was selected to the Florida Rising Stars list, published in Super Lawyers Magazine, 2016-2018. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

    Before joining Ball Janik LLP, Mr. Corcoran served as coverage counsel for several national insurers, in which he gained invaluable experience in understanding how insurance companies defend themselves in legal battles with claimants and policyholders. His experience includes litigating disputes arising under commercial, homeowners, automobile and general liability policies.

    Mr. Corcoran has been involved with coverage issues ranging from improperly installed roofs, fire sprinkler systems, curtain wall systems, and post-tension cables to large multi-district litigation involving Chinese drywall and FEMA Formaldehyde Travel Trailers. Mr. Corcoran is well-versed in primary and excess insurance policies, policy interpretations, as well as insurance policies covering subcontractors and additional insureds. He has numerous published opinions in the areas of tort and insurance law, including Claudio v. Regaldo, 116 So.3d 451 (Fla. 2d DCA 2013).

    Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Corcoran was a partner in the second oldest law firm in Florida, Walton Lantaff Schroeder & Carson LLP. On a personal note, Mr. Corcoran enjoys spending his free time with his wife, daughter, son, and two dogs.