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, 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.
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
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
Chicago Bar Association, Member
Illinois State Bar Association, Member
LANGUAGES SPOKEN & FLUENCY
Articles in the National Law Review database by Matthew H. Griffin