Profile

Matthew is part of the Energy & Environmental and Public Sector Groups at McNees’ Harrisburg office.

Prior to law school, Matt served as Operations Director for several Central Pennsylvania startups, in industries ranging from warehousing and shipping to marketing and web application development.  During this period, Matt steered significant projects to completion, overseeing several dozen employees and millions of dollars of revenue production.

After a decade in business and project management, Matt attended Rutgers University School of Law in Camden, New Jersey, where he graduated magna cum laude.  He spent a year as a visiting law student at Penn State Dickinson Law, focusing his coursework on energy law, public dispute resolution, and business issues. Matt is passionate about seeing local communities thrive.  He co-led multiple college service trips in his home city of Altoona, Pennsylvania, co-founded two non-profit organizations there, and served as a City Councilman from 2006-2010.  During law school, Matt extensively researched Pennsylvania’s municipal recovery program, Act 47, and worked in the legal office of the Department of Community and Economic Development.  He currently serves on the board of the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation. Matt loves table tennis, the strategy game Risk, and spending time with his wife and five children.  He currently resides with his family in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.

EDUCATION

Grove City College, B.A. in Sociology

Rutgers University School of Law, J.D.

HONORS/AWARDS

Impact Award, Blair County Chamber of Commerce, 2009

“20 Under 40”, Altoona Mirror, 2008

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania, 2016

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