Overview

Matthew has experience in a variety of practice areas. He has drafted memoranda on a number of issues, including civil rights, qualified immunity, appellate jurisdiction, civil procedure, and evidence. He has also assisted in entity formation and dissolution, blue sky law filings, creditor proof of claim filings, trademark searches, and contract drafting.

Prior to law school, Matthew worked with artistic and educational organizations of all sizes to help them achieve their fundraising and development goals. He understands how to use data to tell a story, finding creative ways to analyze and communicate complex issues.

  • Credentials

    Education

    • IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D., 2018, magna cum laude
      Chicago-Kent Law Review
      Moot Court Honor Society, Vice President
      CALI Award for highest grade in Legal Writing I, Bankruptcy, Ethics & Advocacy, and Trial Advocacy I
      Honors Scholarship
      Illinois Judges Foundation Harold Sullivan Scholarship
      Hon. Ann Claire Williams, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Judicial Extern (2016)
    • Stanford University, B.A., Drama, 2004, with distinction

    Bar Admissions

    • Illinois
      • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

          Professional Memberships

          • Chicago Bar Association, Member
          • Illinois State Bar Association, Member

          Languages Spoken & Fluency

          • French, Fluent
        • Insights

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          Blog Post

          Trump Administration Deregulatory Agenda Rolls Ahead for Now

          Schiff Hardin Energy & Environmental Law Adviser

        • Citizenship

          Pro Bono Activities

          • Lawyers for the Creative Arts, volunteer attorney