Matthew Batista


Legal Intern

Joined NMR in: 

September 2019

Matthew D. Batista is a 3L at California Western School of Law. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors in Environmental and Financial Economics, graduating Magna Cum Laude from California State University, Chico. He served in the United States Air Force for six years, earning the rank of Staff Sergeant and training with organizations such as the FBI. His legal experience consists of working for the Chico, CA based Community Legal Information Clinic in the Housing Department, for Chico, CA based civil litigation firm Griffith & Horn, LLP, and for the San Diego City Attorney's Office. Matthew is also a certified LEED Green Associate through the U.S. Green Building Council. He has a passion for sustainability, frequently writing for the California Western School of Law Commentary on environmental issues. Matthew has broad legal interests in environmental law, sports law, intellectual property law, real property law, international law, land use law, business law, and working with startups. When he is not studying, Matthew enjoys working out, running, watching sports, and browsing YouTube or reading at the end of the day.