Current Employment Position:
Managing Partner, Hill & Ponton, P.A.
Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable Anne C. Conway,
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
Area of Practice:
Social Security Law and Veterans Disability Law
U.S. District Court, Middle District, Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
Bar Association Memberships:
Florida Bar Association
Orange County Bar Association
American Bar Association
University of Florida, BA Cum Laude
University of Florida School of Law, JD Cum Laude
National Organization of Social Security Claimant Representatives
National Organization of Veteran’s Advocates
Elected to the academic honorary fraternity Phi Beta Kappa
Received Book Award in Trial Practice at the Levin School of Law
Matt spent a year living in Uruguay in a small town called Salto. He became fluent in Spanish and now combines his linguist skills with his legal talents to help our clients with their claims.
After graduating from law school, Matt was honored to be selected by one of the local federal judges to be her law clerk. In his work for Judge Conway, Matt worked with the judge on local trial cases and cases being considered by the Federal Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta.
Matt is actively involved in the National Organization for Veterans’ Advocates (NOVA). He has been elected to and serves on the board of directors for NOVA. He oversees the NOVA committee responsible for organizing bi-annual training conferences on veterans’ benefits. Matt also speaks at national seminars on veterans’ benefits. Through NOVA Matt also works to improve statutes and VA regulations to the benefit of veterans. Recently, Matt submitted testimony on the Ruth Moore Bill, which would help survivors of Military Sexual Trauma.