Paul B. Matey

Hon. Paul B. Matey

Judge, United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

Judge Matey was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on March 18, 2019 by President Donald Trump. Before his judicial service, Judge Matey was a partner at Lowenstein Sandler in New Jersey where he practiced complex commercial litigation and criminal defense. Earlier, Judge Matey was the Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary for University Hospital Newark, an academic medical center and teaching hospital. He also served as the Deputy Chief Counsel to Governor Chris Christie, and as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of New Jersey, where he was awarded the Justice Department’s Director’s Award for Superior Performance. He also practiced at the Washington D.C. firm of Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, and served as a law clerk to judges on the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.  He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Scranton in 1993, and his juris doctorate, summa cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law in 2001, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Seton Hall Law Review. In 2019, Judge Matey was elected to membership in the American Law Institute.

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2021 Third Circuit Chapters Conference

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