Wilkins J. Matthew

Matthew J. Wilkins


  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., with high honors, 2017
    • Online Content Editor, Texas Law Review
    • Procedures Editor, American Journal of Criminal Law
    • Order of the Coif
  • Brigham Young University, B.S., magna cum laude, 2014


  • Law Clerk, Judge Stephanos Bibas, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 2018-2019
  • Law Clerk, Judge Royce C. Lamberth, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, 2017-2018


  • 2018, New York
  • 2020, District of Columbia

Matthew J. Wilkins represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels in state and federal courts and in administrative proceedings.

Matthew joined Kellogg Hansen as an associate in 2019.  Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Stephanos Bibas on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and to the Honorable Royce C. Lamberth on the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.  Matthew graduated with high honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was Online Content Editor for the Texas Law Review and Procedures Editor for the American Journal of Criminal Law.  He earned his undergraduate degree in psychology from Brigham Young University, graduating magna cum laude.

Publications and Speaking Engagements

  • You Don’t Need Love . . . But It Helps:  Insider-Trading Law After Salman, 106 Ky. L.J. 433 (2018)
  • Note, Armed and Not Dangerous?  A Mistaken Treatment of Firearms in Terry Analyses, 95 Tex. L. Rev. 1165 (2017)