Matt is a native of Simsbury, Connecticut and has been with Glover, Young, Hammack, Walton and Simmons, PLLC since 2014. Matt received his B.S in Sport Management from Syracuse University in 2010 and his Juris Doctor from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2014.
While in law school, Matt competed as a member of the Trial Advocacy Board and served as an articles editor on the Mississippi Sports Law Review. Matt participated in the 2012 Cambridge Summer Session, taking classes at Downing College, Cambridge University, England. Matt was also active in a variety of student organizations, taking leadership roles in the St. Thomas More Catholic Law Society and the Gorove Society of International Law. His article, "The Dark Heart of Eastern Europe: Applying the British Model to Football-Related Violence and Racism," is published in the Emory International Law Review, 27 Emory Int'l L. Rev. 1055 (2013).
Prior to joining Glover, Young, Hammack, Walton and Simmons, Matt interned with the US Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Mississippi in Oxford, and the District Attorney's office for the 17th Judicial District in Batesville. Matt also participated in a semester-long clinic with the Mississippi Innocence Project.
Matt is a member of the Mississippi Bar, the Lauderdale County Bar Association, Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association, the Young Professionals of Meridian, and the Kiwanis Club. He attends St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Matt has been admitted to practice in all the courts in Mississippi, including the state courts, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.