Matthew is the Managing Partner at Bock Trade Law, where he is exclusively committed to representing clients in all aspects of customs and international trade law and import, export, and sanctions regulatory compliance. Matthew was previously a member of a customs and international trade law firm in Dallas, TX, and Ernst and Young’s Global Trade practice in Dallas and Houston, TX.
Matthew earned his juris doctorate degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and a master of laws degree (LL.M.) in International Economic Law from the University of London – School Of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). Matthew also obtained a bachelor’s degree in Multinational Business Operations from Florida State University.
Matthew is a licensed customs broker and is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, New York, and the U.S. Court of International Trade.
In addition to serving on the Board of Directors of the New England chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) and the Coalition of New England Companies for Trade (CONECT), Matthew is a member of the Customs and International Trade Bar Association (CITBA), the French American Chamber of Commerce – New England (FACCNE) and New York (FACCNY), and the New England Council (NEC), where he is a member of the Trade Committee.
Matthew is pleased to have recently been selected for the 2021-2022 USMCA Chapter 10 Binational Panel Roster, which oversees NAFTA Chapter 19 and USMCA Chapter 10 disputes.
Matthew was named a “Super Lawyers New England Rising Star” for International Law in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021.
- LL.M . University of London – SOAS
- J.D. Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
- B.S. Florida State University