Matthew J. B. Lawrence
Dickinson Law at Penn State
Matthew J. B. Lawrence is Assistant Professor of Law at Penn State’s Dickinson Law. From 2013 to 2015 he was an Academic Fellow at the Petrie-Flom Center, where his research focused on civil procedure, health law, and administrative law. His scholarship has been published in the New York University Law Review, the University of Cincinnati Law Review, the Fordham Law Review, and the Indiana Law Journal. During his fellowship Matt also designed and taught a class at Harvard Law School entitled “Law and Medicine: The Affordable Care Act,” and spoke widely at conferences and events on health law issues.
Matt graduated from Brown University magna cum laude in 2006 and earned his JD magna cum laude from New York University School of Law in 2009. There he was a Furman Scholar, Butler Scholar, Pomeroy Scholar, Lederman-Milbank Fellow in Law and Economics, and Managing Editor of the NYU Law Review. After law school he clerked for the Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. At the conclusion of his fellowship, Matt accepted a position at the Department of Justice, where he serves as a Trial Attorney in the Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch.