Matthew McDonald is an associate attorney at Martin Law. Matthew represents and counsels employers from a variety of industries in a wide array of employment law matters, including wage and hour, wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, discrimination, and PAGA actions.
Matthew earned his Juris Doctor from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law. During law school, he participated in moot court and earned an appointment to UCLA Law’s Moot Court Honors Society.
Prior to law school, Matthew attended the University of California, Santa Barbara. There, he graduated with honors and won the Stuart Bernath Prize, awarded annually to the undergraduate author of the best research paper in the area of history. He attended high school at Loyola High School of Los Angeles.
In his free time, Matthew is a recreational hockey player, historian, and traveler. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he is an avid fan of the Los Angeles Kings.
UCLA School of Law
- Juris Doctor, 2021
- Bachelor of Arts, 2014
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