Matthew is the Acting Deputy Director of the Environmental Law Clinic and a Lecturer in Law at Stanford Law School. He trains second- and third-year law students in the practice of environmental law; teaches Public Lands Law and Advanced Legal Writing–Public Interest Litigation; and supervises students in directed research projects and externships.
Matthew brings diverse experience to Stanford Law School, having previously served as an appellate attorney in the Environment & Natural Resources Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, a deputy county counsel for the County of San Mateo, an attorney in two law firms, and a clerk for Judge Consuelo M. Callahan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He has also taught legal writing at American University’s Washington College of Law.
Matthew is a member of the governing council of the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy and Resources. He is the former editor-in-chief of Trends, a national publication of the Section.