Matthew Warren is a Staff Attorney with the Western Center on Law & Poverty in our housing practice. Prior to Western Center, he served as a Senior Attorney at the Law Foundation of Silicon Valley in their housing division. His work included litigating fair housing matters in state and federal courts, direct service of indigent clients facing eviction, and advocating for the production and preservation of affordable housing locally. Matt believes that safe, stable housing is a fundamental human right, and through his practice, he strives to expand housing opportunity for marginalized communities and people of color.
Matt graduated from Santa Clara University School of Law, where he was a Dean’s Fellow. He received a Master of Arts in Social Justice and Human Rights from Arizona State University, and he received his undergraduate degree from Gonzaga University. Matt lives in Oakland with his partner, Kristin, and their all-black cat, Sasha.