Year called to bar: 2004 (AB); 2007 (NT); 2010 (YT)
Matt provides advice to a wide range of organizations including employers, print and broadcast media organizations, post-secondary institutions, municipalities, and professional regulatory bodies. He is admitted to the Bar in Alberta, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories. Matt focuses on human resource, free expression, constitutional, and administrative law. He has appeared at all levels of court in Alberta on matters ranging from the constitutional right to equality, to free expression in the media and on post-secondary campuses, open courts, and privacy law. He has appeared as counsel before the Yukon Court of Appeal on a matter relating to media law and before the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal in a case involving defamation. Matt has also appeared as counsel before the Supreme Court of Canada in a matter involving a constitutional challenge to a publication ban. Matt has been selected by peers for inclusion in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory since 2017.