EDUCATION
B.A., History, Columbia College, Columbia University, 1987
J.D., Loyola Law School, 1993
Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 1991-1992

ADMISSIONS
California State Bar, United States District Court for the Central, Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of California, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

PERSONAL BACKGROUND
Matt and his wife are both attorneys and are "transplants" from Connecticut. Their daughter (a budding film maker) and son (a college student studying Chinese and International Relations) are California natives.