Overview

Matthew focuses his practice on wage and hour compliance and litigation, having represented employers in dozens of complex class, collective, and representative lawsuits in federal and state courts, as well as in arbitration and before administrative agencies. He also collaborates with employers to update and implement wage and hour policies consistent with business operations and goals. Matthew’s representation has involved companies ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small family-owned businesses, with an emphasis on companies operating in the staffing, healthcare, and manufacturing industries.

He earned a J.D. from the USC Gould School of Law, where he served as an extern for Judge Margaret M. Morrow in the Central District of California, participated in the Moot Court Honors Program, and led trips to provide legal services to vulnerable communities as a board member of Legal Aid Alternative Break.

Professional & Civic Associations

  • California State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Section on Labor and Employment
  • “It is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness.” 
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Education

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

  • J.D., 2014

University of California, Davis

  • B.A., 2010

Bar & Court Admissions

  • California, 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
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