Edgar Matias

Edgar Matias Honors Scholar, Class of 2020Chicago-Kent Honors Scholar

Class of 2020

Edgar Matias received a B.S. in Biological Engineering and Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After graduation, Edgar worked at the Hope Laboratory at Northwestern University researching HIV.

At Chicago-Kent, Edgar served as an Executive Article Editor for the Journal of Intellectual Property and as a Senior and Junior Associate for the Chicago-Kent Law Review.  Edgar also served as a teaching assistant for Torts and Legal Writing, a co-coordinator with the Public Interest Resource Center, and volunteered with the Self-Help Web Center. Through Chicago Kent’s mediation clinic, Edgar also became certified as a mediator and mediated cases at the Daley Center.

Edgar spent his summer after 1L working in-house at AbbVie in their IP department. After his 2L summer, Edgar was a summer associate at Quarles & Brady, where he will be working after graduation.