Before joining Ryan Swanson, Matthew worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Justice Raquel Montoya-Lewis at the Washington State Supreme Court, where he completed internal briefs, memoranda, and research projects on pending matters and cases before the court. There he also participated in oral argument preparation within chambers and edited original drafts of opinions.
At Seattle University School of Law, Matthew was a member of the Entertainment and Sports Law Association while also serving as the Notes and Comments Editor on the Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental, and Innovation Law.
Outside of work, Matthew enjoys exploring the local coffee scene in Seattle, taking long walks with his dog, and reading presidential biographies. As a native of Los Angeles, CA, he is an avid supporter of the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Dodgers, in addition to Real Madrid C.F. Matthew moved to Seattle in 2014, where he currently resides.