Matthew is an associate in our Austin office. In 2008 he received his B.A. in Philosophy (with Honors) from the University of Michigan School of Literature, Sciences and the Arts, and in 2013 he received his J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law in Austin.
While in law school, Matthew clerked for the Austin Independent School District, where he assisted the administration with legislative issues during the 2013 Texas Legislative Session, helped develop and draft local policy, handled numerous Open Meetings Act and Public Information Act issues, performed legal research, and assisted with grievance procedures and resolution. Matthew also clerked in the Legislative Lawyering Clinic and with Texas Appleseed as a legal/policy intern, both in Austin.
Since joining Eichelbaum Wardell, Matthew has assisted our clients in construction matters including procurement, defects, and litigation, in contract drafting and negotiation, and has experience with open government, PIA requests, employment, special education, and grievance resolution.
Matthew is a trained mediator and is a member of the Texas Council of School Attorneys, National School Board Association's Council of School Attorneys, the Austin Bar Association, the Austin Young Lawyers Association, and the State Bar of Texas. Matthew is also admitted to practice law before the Federal Courts in the Western and Southern Districts of Texas.
Matthew's paralegal is Francesca Romans.