During Matthew's career, he has developed 5+ years of experience in the legal field. Prior to joining MCB, Matthew was an associate at a medical malpractice defense firm where he managed and assisted partners in trial preparation for case litigation including: discovery review, court conferences, depositions and medical reports; interprets laws, rulings and regulations for hospital administrations, physicians and insurance carriers and drafted legal briefs and opinions for all clients. Matthew was also an Assistant District Attorney at the New York County District Attorney's office where he managed hundreds of felony and misdemeanor cases from intake to disposition including: case analyses, witness interviews, investigations, plea negotiations, motion practice and trial preparation; prepared various witnesses including civilians, experts, and analysts for Grand Jury and trial testimony; indicted over 20 felonies before the Grand Jury and conducted hearings in New York County Supreme and Criminal Courts; first chair on five trials including two jury trials for theft and sexual assault; second chaired additional jury trials. Matthew received his J.D. from St. John's University School of Law in 2017 where he was the recipient of the Joan Marie Durante Scholarship, received the Justice Albert H. Bosch Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy and the New York City Trial Lawyers Alliance Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy. Matthew was also the winner of the 2015 Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition. Matthew received his Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, in Political Science from Villanova University in 2014. He is admitted to practice in New York, a member of the New York State Bar Association, and a volunteer in the Polestino Trial Advocacy Institute.