Matt was born and raised in Fort Worth, TX. After graduating from Washington & Lee in 1985, Matt spent two years in Washington, DC working for the law firm of Baker & Botts before returning to law school at Washington & Lee. Matt worked for Warner, Mayoue & Bates from 1990 to1997 when he left the firm for the financial services industry. He returned to the practice of law in 2002 as a sole practitioner and returned to the firm as a partner in 2005.
Matt and his wife are the parents of four boys. In his spare time, Matt can be found in attendance or coaching his sons athletic events. He is a member of the Cathedral of St. Philip where he has been involved in various programs.