Matthew T. Wait
Matthew T. Wait graduated from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1999 with a Bachelors of Music, Jazz Commercial Performance with honors. The following year, Matthew earned a Masters Degree in Teaching. While at the University of the Arts, performed (saxophone, clarinet and flute) in a wide variety of volunteer and professional groups, taught lessons and tutored other college students.
Matthew earned a law degree from Fordham University, School of Law, in New York City in 2003. While a student at Fordham, Matthew worked for the New York State Office of the Attorney General, Criminal Prosecutions Bureau for several years as a legal intern in the Securities Prosecutions Unit assisting Assistant Attorneys General in the preparation and prosecution of complex criminal securities law cases. Matthew also worked as a legal intern in the Lincoln Square Legal Services, Securities Arbitration Clinic where he and other students represented aggrieved investors in New York Stock Exchange (N.Y.S.E.) and National Association of Securities Dealers (N.A.S.D.) securities arbitration proceedings. Matthew was the Justice (President) of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Wormser Chapter and worked as a staff member of the Fordham University International Law Journal.
After graduation from Fordham, Matthew clerked for the Honorable Frederick J. Schuck in the Superior Court, Family Division in Camden County. During the clerkship Matthew assisted Judge Schuck in consideration of cases involving child custody, parenting time, visitation, child support, domestic violence, divorce, equitable distribution and related family court issues.
Matthew joined the firm in 2005 and became a partner in 2011. Matthew works primarily in the areas of land use, family law, commercial and residential real estate, corporate transactions and general civil litigation.
Matthew is the former Co-Chairman of the Camden Chamber of Commerce. He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Matthew is admitted to practice law in New Jersey (State and Federal), New York and Pennsylvania.