Matt is a lawyer currently working as a judicial law clerk for a federal judge in Chicago. Previously, he practiced business litigation at an international law firm. Matt is a former LEADS leader, Gesher participant, and Table of 8 table captain. His favorite JUF activity is YLD's 16-inch softball league, and he hopes to win another championship. A native of Buffalo Grove and a Stevenson High School graduate, Matt earned both his bachelor's and law degrees at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he was president of the Jewish Law Student Association. Matt continues his Illini engagement on the College of Law's alumni board. Along with his sister, he is a board member for the Decalogue Society of Lawyers, Illinois' Jewish bar association.