Professionally Diverse

Matthew Garcia

U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico

NominatedJuly 14, 2022

  • Matthew Garcia currently serves as the chief of staff for New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, a role he has had since 2020.
  • From 2012 to 2018, Garcia was a partner at Garcia Ives Nowara, where he represented New Mexicans in cases involving civil rights violations, unlawful discrimination and wage theft.
  • Before that, he was a partner at Bach and Garcia. Garcia had a solo practice from 2008 to 2009.
  • From 2006 to 2008, Garcia was an associate at Freedman Boyd Daniels Hollander Goldberg & Ives.
  • Garcia received his J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2005, an M.P.P. from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government in 2003, and a B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of New Mexico in 1999.