Brooklyn Law School
Troy University, cum laude
Originally from St. Petersburg, Florida, Matt Fulton joined Romano Law in 2021 as a Fall Extern. After spending a semester in the Brooklyn Law School Sports Clinic placed at an NFL agency, Matt returned to Romano Law as a Law Clerk.
Matt is a student at Brooklyn Law School, where he is the Online Editor for the Brooklyn Journal of Corporate, Financial & Commercial Law, Vice-President, Entertainment of the Brooklyn Entertainment and Sports Law Society, Internal Operations Director for the Center for Urban Business Entrepreneurship and a research assistant in the area of limited liability entities.
Matt completed a B.S. in music industry with minors in promotion and legal studies at Troy University in Alabama, graduating with cum laude honors in 2018. While in school, Matt worked as a professional musician playing bass trombone for the Montgomery Symphony Orchestra and taking freelance gigs throughout the Southeast. After graduation, Matt worked in the contracts department of a major publisher in their children’s book division.
In his free time, Matt enjoys cooking, watching films, attending operas and cheering for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Tampa Bay Rays.
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