Matthew Carlson


Before joining Porter Scott, Matt worked in public-sector labor relations, representing State management under the Ralph C. Dills Act during all phases of the collective bargaining process. While in law school, Matt was an extern at the McGeorge Bankruptcy Clinic, where he provided full Chapter 7 bankruptcy services assistance and represented debtors in bankruptcy proceedings in the United States Bankruptcy Court, and at the City of Vacaville Attorney’s Office, where he attended administrative hearings, filed court pleadings, and argued motions in Solano County Superior Court. When not at the office, Matt enjoys watching movies and spending time with family and friends.


  • University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (J.D., 2023)
    • Juris Doctor With Distinction
    • Business Law Concentration
    • Traynor Society
    • CALI: Negotiating Disputes into Deal
    • Charles D. Driscoll Labor Law Award
    • Witkin Winner: Defamation
  • University of California, Davis (B.S., 2015)
    • Bachelor of Science in Psychology with an Emphasis in Biology
    • Psi Chi International Honor Society in Psychology



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