Matthew is a partner in Cravath, Swaine & Moore’s corporate department and is in charge of its environmental practice. He advises the firm’s clients on environmental matters relating to mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, financings and other business transactions, as well as on environmental-related proceedings and investigations. Prior to joining Cravath, he practiced environmental law, including regulatory and litigation matters, at Beveridge & Diamond in New York. Matthew regularly lectures and writes on environmental topics and has taught courses on environmental concerns in business transactions and on the law of climate change at both Columbia Law School and Cardozo School of Law. He also has served on the Board of Directors of the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law since 1997.
Matthew received his undergraduate degree and a master of science degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D. from Columbia Law School.