International Speaker: Matt Wilson

On Thursday, March 10th, the Career Services Department will be presenting International Law speaker Matt Wilson. The presentation will run from 12:00 p.m. until 1:15 p.m. in room 550. Lunch will be provided.

Matt is the Associate Dean and General Counsel for Temple University’s Tokyo campus.  He has over 17 years professional and legal experience dealing with matters involving Asia.  Prior to law school, he worked in Japan for Sony and Yokogawa Electric. During law school, Matt interned for an international law firm on Saipan in the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (Western Pacific).  After law school, Matt accepted a position with Akerman Senterfitt (Orlando office), where he handled a variety of international lawsuits involving intellectual property and commercial matters, cross-border transactions, and multinational clients.

Matt’s presentation will cover:

  • Things that a law student can do during law school to get involved in transnational or international legal matters.
  • The value of study abroad programs during law school, and the value he received from studying in Japan during law school.
  • Conventional and unique international career opportunities for law students domestically in the U.S., Florida, overseas, and on tropical islands.
  • How a U.S. educated law student can go about finding an internationally related legal job either domestically or overseas.
  • How international experiences translate into networking, client development, and career opportunities in the U.S.

Please R.S.V.P. on Symplicity or send an e-mail to by Thursday at 9:00 a.m.

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