Matthew Kren, Senior Associate, supports several private and municipal clients on a broad range of issues including economic development, public safety, transportation and infrastructure, along with education, healthcare, and national security. He assists clients in advancing their appropriations and authorizations priorities through the legislative process, and their discretionary and competitive grant applications.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Kren served as a government contractor for FSA Federal in Washington D.C. handling Department of Justice issues pertaining to asset forfeiture. He also previously served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Judge James A. Willett of Virginia’s Prince William County Circuit Court.
Mr. Kren is a native of Long Valley, NJ, with Juris Doctor from the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from the University of Connecticut. Mr. Kren passed the D.C. Bar exam and graduated Cum Laude from UConn. While pursuing his undergraduate degree, Mr. Kren interned for Congressman John Larson (D-CT), and Governor Chris Christie (R-NJ). Mr. Kren also has a journalism background having covered the University of Connecticut’s Championship Women’s Basketball Teams during his undergraduate years in Storrs, CT. While at law school, Mr. Kren was the Executive Editor of the National Security Law Journal and served as a law clerk for the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security.