Mitchell J. Matorin honed his legal skills at the United States Department of Justice and in two internationally-recognized large law firms before starting his own law practice. As a result, he offers his clients a combination of expertise and efficiency that is uncommon for smaller firms and sole practitioners.
Mr. Matorin earned his J.D. and an LL.M. in Comparative and International Law from the Duke University School of Law, where he was a published member of the Editorial Board of the Duke Law Journal. He earned his B.A., magna cum laude, in French and Political Science from Washington University in St. Louis.
After law school, Mr. Matorin clerked for the Hon. Monroe G. McKay, Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Upon completion of his clerkship, Mr. Matorin practiced as an Honors Program Trial Attorney in the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice. There, he developed a reputation as a skilled and creative litigator and appellate advocate, receiving several commendations from his clients.
Mr. Matorin then joined the international firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, in Washington, DC, where he focused on commercial and intellectual property litigation and appellate practice, including the United States Supreme Court.
In 2001, Mr. Matorin returned to his Boston area roots and joined the Foley Hoag firm as a litigator focusing on intellectual property, Internet, and computer law issues. During this period he also served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Norfolk County, prosecuting misdemeanors.
In 2004 and 2005, Mr. Matorin was named a “Super Lawyer” in the area of Intellectual Property Litigation by Law & Politics magazine.
Mr. Matorin founded the Matorin Law Office, LLC, in June 2007.