Practice: Matthew Chevedden is a California Teachers Association Group Legal Services Attorney and practices labor and employment law on behalf of unions and employees.
Education: Matthew is a 2012 graduate of The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law. In the summer of his first year, he worked as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Judge William MacLaughlin in the Los Angeles Superior Court, gaining both familiarity with the courtroom and furthering his research skills. Matthew later represented clients as a student attorney in his school?s Consumer Protection Project, handling fraud, bankruptcy, child support, and debt collection cases. Additionally, Matthew was a staff member and later Articles Editor of the law school?s Journal of Law, Philosophy, and Culture.
Prior Experience: After graduation, Matthew worked for the California State Treasurer?s Office, analyzing the practical and legal implications of the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Trust Act. Matthew then moved on to become General Counsel of Mosswood Distillers, Inc., a whiskey rectifier in San Francisco, where he drafted and analyzed contracts and advised the company on state and federal regulations.
Memberships: Matthew is a member of the State Bar of California and the California Bar Association Labor and Employment Section.
Interests: Matthew is an avid hiker, having hiked through Ireland and Spain, as well as on dozens of small trails throughout California, and he thoroughly enjoys the outdoors in the Sacramento area. He also describes himself as, "a passable fisherman."