Matthew J McCarthy

Counsel and Prosecutor

Matthew is currently a member of the trial group at Duane Morris LLP, a global law firm, where his practice focuses on serving clients in the cannabis industry, including helping clients to secure licenses in new markets and representing clients before regulatory agencies.  Prior to joining Duane Morris, Mr. McCarthy served as counsel and prosecutor in all regulatory enforcement and compliance actions for the Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission, an independent administrative body within the Maryland Department of Health.  Earlier in his career, he practiced law in Seattle, Washington, and worked for the United Nations in The Hague and Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  He earned his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School and his undergraduate degrees from Florida State University.  He is based in Washington, D.C.