Joshua Matz

Joshua Matz

Joshua Matz graduated magna cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2012.  He is currently a law clerk to Judge J. Paul Oetken of the Southern District of New York.  From 2013 to 2014, he will clerk for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In law school, Joshua served as President of the American Constitution Society and as Articles, Book Reviews, and Commentaries Chair of the Harvard Law Review.  He also worked as a research assistant to Professors William Stuntz, David Barron, and Laurence Tribe, interned for SCOTUSblog, and assisted several professors with appellate litigation projects.  Joshua received the Irving Oberman Memorial Prize in Constitutional Law for the Class of 2012.

Before attending HLS, Joshua received a B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.St. with distinction from Oxford University.

Joshua Matz is the co-author, with Laurence H. Tribe, of An Ephemeral Moment: Minimalism, Equality, and Federalism in the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage Rights.