About Matt

Matt Strabone

Matt Strabone is a nonprofit and ethics attorney who owns his own law practice in San Diego. Matt helps charities and other nonprofits solve their most difficult operational, ethical, and legal challenges, allowing them to spend more time focusing on their mission. His clients have included nationwide nonprofits dedicated to women's health and local charities committed to assisting our veterans. One particular highlight of Matt's career has been providing legal counsel to President Barack Obama.

Service to his community has always been a driving force in Matt's life. Matt currently serves on the board of directors of the San Diego Leadership Alliance, a nonprofit that trains civic-minded young professionals in our region to create positive change in their communities, and the North Park Community Association, a civic organization dedicated to community improvement. Matt is also an appointed member of the City of San Diego Parking Advisory Board, a member of the Holiday Bowl Committee, a partner of the Truman National Security Project, and an active participant in Sierra Club's San Diego chapter.

Matt received his bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester and went on to earn his law degree from the University of Southern California. Prior to starting his own law practice, Matt was an attorney with Perkins Coie LLP. In addition to practicing law, Matt is also a frequent commentator on issues of the day and has had editorial pieces published in U.S. News & World Report, The Hill, The Diplomat, the Georgetown Public Policy Review, and the Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal.


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In the News: July 20, 2017

July 20, 2017: Times of San Diego: San Diego Democratic Party Endorses Sheriff, DA, Assessor Candidates. The next primary election is a year away, but the San Diego County Democratic Party is already beginning to release endorsements. Endorsements made Tuesday were Matt Strabone for Assessor / Recorder / County Clerk... “I am delighted to have earned the endorsement of the San Diego County Democratic Party,” said Strabone. “Following our campaign’s recent fundraising record, this is yet another example of the momentum we are building all across San Diego County.”
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In the News: July 3, 2017

July 3, 2017: Times of San Diego: Candidate for County Assessor in 2018 claims fundraising record. With nearly $50,000 raised from individual contributions, Strabone said he has raised more money by this point in the campaign than any candidate for the office in the history of the county. "Our anti-corruption message of transparency and accountability is resonating all across San Diego County and I am more determined than ever to make county government work for all of us."
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