Partners & Associates

Witt, McGregor, & Bourland, P.L.L.C. is composed of 3 partners: Matt Witt, Jay McGregor, and Michael Bourland along with associates and firm staff.

Matt Witt

Matt Witt - WMB Waco

Mr. Witt is a trial attorney who has defended a wide variety of civil cases in State and Federal Courts throughout Texas. This includes cases in the aviation field, representing both aircraft and powerplant manufacturers and maintenance facilities, air taxi operators, and individual pilots; Deceptive Trade Practices claims; employment claims; landlord/tenant claims; and breach of contract claims.

His current practice primarily involves the defense of physicians targeted in medical malpractice claims.

Education

  • Texas A&M University (B.A. 1977)
  • University of Texas School of Law (J.D. 1986)

Professional Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 1986
  • U.S. District Court – Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts

Activities


Jay McGregor

Jay McGregor - WMB Waco

Mr. McGregor is a trial attorney with over 20 years of civil litigation experience. He has handled over 600 civil cases in over 45 counties in Central Texas. His trial practice primarily involves insurance defense, including automobile collisions, uninsured/underinsured motorist claims, premises liability claims, wrongful death/survival actions and litigation involving enforcement of hospital liens.

Mr. McGregor has tried civil jury trials in 17 counties throughout Texas.

Education

  • Baylor University (B.A., Political Science, 1991)
  • Mississippi College (J.D., with distinction, 1996)

Professional Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 1996
  • U.S. District Court – Western District

Activities

Primary Clients

  • State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company
  • Resource Corporation of America
  • Farmers Insurance Company

Michael Bourland

Michael Bourland - WMB Waco

Michael Bourland is a trial attorney who has handled a broad range of civil cases in courts throughout Texas. His trial practice involves insurance defense with respect to both third party and first party claims, personal injury, commercial and business disputes, insurance litigation, and collection matters. Michael’s practice also includes representation of small businesses and individuals in various corporate and business matters, including business entity formation, contract preparation and review, and business or asset acquisition. His practice further includes assisting individuals in will preparation, estate planning, and probate matters.

Michael is married and has three children. He and his family are active members of Highland Baptist Church. He enjoys coaching basketball and baseball, and watching his kids play sports.

Education

  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (B.A. Business Administration and Spanish, 1996)
  • Baylor University (J.D. 1999)

Professional Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 1999
  • U.S. District Court — Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts

Activities

Representative Clients

State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company


Adam Bender – Associate

Adam Bender - WMB Waco

Mr. Bender is a trial and transactional attorney who has represented clients in both Texas and Oklahoma.  Adam maintains a general practice at the firm, with a focus on landowner related issues predominated by lease negotiation, water disposal agreements, surface use agreements, renewable energy leases, easements, utility facilities agreements and title review among other matters as well as initial negotiations, special commissioner hearings and litigation in eminent domain proceedings.

Adam also represents small businesses and individuals in corporate and transactional matters, including entity formation, contract preparation and review, and acquisition/sale of business assets. His practice further includes appearances before administrative bodies such as the Texas Railroad Commission, Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.

Education

  • University of Tulsa College of  Law (J.D. 2014)
  • University of  Mary Harden Baylor (B.A. 2007)

Professional Associations

  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • S. District Court-Northern District of Texas

Matt Cloud – Associate

Matt-Cloud-WMB-Waco

Matt Cloud was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and received his Bachelor’s Degree in History from Baylor University. Matt grew a love for Central Texas and decided to stay in Waco after undergrad to attend Baylor Law School.

During his law school career, he earned the title of Barrister in the school’s moot court competitions, served as the Newsletter Editor of the Abner V. McCall American Inns of Court in McLennan County, and escaped the law library as much as he could to attend as many Baylor sporting events as possible.

His practice focuses on civil litigation matters involving insurance defense disputes and personal injury.

Prior to joining Witt, McGregor, Bourland, Mr. Cloud gained valuable legal experience during college working as a legal clerk for local law firms focusing on civil litigation. Outside of work, Matt enjoys running half-marathons and exploring Texas wildlife through hunting and fishing.

Education:

  • Baylor University (B.A. History 2018, J.D. 2021)
  • Professional Associations
  • State Bar of Texas

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