Matt Allen is a lawyer with the Brunini Law Firm Jackson, where he has worked since 2005. Prior to joining the Brunini, Matt clerked for the Honorable William H. Barbour, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi. He received his J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law, M.B.A from the Else School of Management at Millsaps College, and B.A. from Mississippi State University. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Southern Mississippi with a dissertation in progress. 

Outside of professional duties, Matt dedicates time the Mississippi Center for Public Policy as a Board Member, Opera Mississippi as a Board Member, and St. Andrew’s Episcopal Cathedral, where he is a parishioner and current member of the Vestry. He is an avid runner and has run in numerous marathons and half-marathons. He and his wife, Megan, an evening news anchor, are the proud parents of a daughter, Hartley, and son, Thatcher.