Matthew M. Turk

Associate

Overview

Matthew M. Turk is an associate with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, where he is a member of the firm’s Mechanical and Electromechanical Technologies Practice. Matthew is admitted only in Maryland.  He is practicing under the supervision of a member of the D.C. Bar.

Matthew worked as a summer associate at Foley’s Washington, D.C. office reviewing patent claims and responding to Office Actions, preparing memorandums for client consultations and litigation strategies, assisting in drafting articles for publication and contributing to pro bono projects including drafting asylum briefs.

Matthew was a judicial extern for the Honorable J. Michelle Childs where he researched and wrote legal memoranda and drafted motions and opinions. During law school, Matthew worked as a legal research assistant where he researched employment discrimination in the platform economy and the evolution of pleading standards.

Education

  • University of South Carolina School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
    • Articles editor, South Carolina Law Review
    • President, Carolina Equality Alliance
    • Pupil member, John Belton O’Neall Inn of Court
    • CALI Awards:
      • Legal Research, Analysis and Writing I         
      • Public Health Law
      • Legal Writing for the Courts
    • Order of the Wig and Robe
    • Student representative, Strategic Planning Committee – Culture Working Group (2019)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (B.S., 2017)
    • Aerospace Engineering

Admissions

  • Maryland

Matthew is admitted only in Maryland.  He is practicing under the supervision of a member of the D.C. Bar.