Matt Thornton
Matt Thornton

J. Matthew Thornton

Tel 303.299.7370
Fax 303.296.3956

J. Matthew Thornton is an associate in the Litigation Group and a former summer associate at the firm.

Prior to joining Ballard Spahr, Mr. Thornton was a legal intern with Justice J. Gregory Hobbs, Jr., of the Colorado Supreme Court. He also was an intern with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in Denver, where he researched issues concerning Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, the Indian Child Welfare Act, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

Judicial Internships

Judicial Intern, Justice J. Gregory Hobbs, Jr., Colorado Supreme Court

University of Denver, Sturm College of Law (J.D. 2015; Order of St. Ives)
Denver University Law Review, Staff Editor; Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, Staff Editor; Captain, Jessup International Moot Court Team

Virginia Commonwealth University (M.A. 2012, magna cum laude)

Virginia Commonwealth University (B.S. 2010, magna cum laude)