Matthew Weldon received his law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University, in 2009, where he was editor of the Cardozo Public Law, Policy & Ethics Journal, a recipient of the Howard M. Squadron Fellowship and the Cardozo Service and Achievement Award, and was winner of the 2008 ASCAP Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition. Mr. Weldon was a law school visiting student at PCMLP in spring 2009, a policy intern at the Stanhope Centre for Communications Policy Research and participated in the Annenberg-Oxford 2007 Institute on Global Media Policy. He research focused on Somaliland media law and policy and journalistic codes of ethics. He resides and practices law in New York City.