Jenner & Block

Matthew Lawson in an associate in the firm’s Environmental and Workplace Health & Safety Law Practice. He joined the firm in 2017.

Mr. Lawson graduated with a B.A. in Environmental Studies from University of Washington in 2012. He received his J.D. from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in 2017, graduating cum laude. During law school, Mr. Lawson served as the Note and Comment Editor for the Journal of Law and Social Policy, and as treasurer of the Environmental Law Society. An addition, Mr. Lawson served as a student attorney for the Bluhm Legal Clinic’s Environmental Advocacy Center, where he advocated for environmental solutions through litigation and legislative proceedings.

Mr. Lawson is admitted to practice in Illinois.