Matthew is a staff attorney at ClientEarth specialising in climate accountability and finance using U.S. corporate, financial, and securities law. Based in New York City, he supports ClientEarth's expansion in South America, engaging with local stakeholders to advance environmental protection and indigenous peoples' rights. Before joining ClientEarth, Matthew worked as a white-collar and regulatory defense attorney at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, focusing on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations. He holds a Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and is a member of the New York state bar.