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Matey, Paul Brian

Born 1971 in Edison, NJ

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 23, 2019, to a seat vacated by Julio M. Fuentes. Confirmed by the Senate on March 12, 2019, and received commission on March 18, 2019.

University of Scranton, B.A., 1993
Seton Hall University School of Law, J.D., 2001

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. John C. Lifland, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, 2001-2002
Law clerk, Hon. Robert E. Cowen, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2002-2003
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2003-2005
Assistant U.S. attorney, District of New Jersey, 2005-2009
Office of Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey, 2010-2015; assistant counsel, 2010; senior counsel, 2010-2012; deputy chief counsel, 2012-2015
Senior vice president and general counsel, University Hospital, Newark, New Jersey, 2015-2018; corporate secretary, 2016-2018
Private practice, Roseland, New Jersey, 2018-2019

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, April 12, 2018; no Senate vote