Matt grew up in Fort Myers, Florida. Seeking to escape the heat, he attended Boston College, where he graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Philosophy. Following his 1L year, Matt worked as an intern for Judge John Robert Blakey in federal District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. After 2L year, he worked as a Summer Associate at Winston & Strawn, where he earned the Dan Webb award for Mock Trial Excellence in the firm’s annual Mock Trial. Matt enjoys any movie with a good twist, classic fiction, the Chicago Bulls, and dunking on his friends during pickup basketball.