Matthew J.X. Malady currently serves as the editor of Columbia Law School Magazine, where he manages the magazine staff and oversees all editorial elements of the publication. Before joining the staff at Columbia Law School, Matthew practiced civil rights law for a number of years and spent four years as the editor of AVENUE magazine, New York City's oldest, most distinguished, and most widely read society magazine. Prior to his time at AVENUE, Matthew served as editor in chief of Strong magazine, the 350,000-circulation magazine of the New York Sports Club and its Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. affiliates. Matthew's editing work can also be seen in books published by Fillipachi and Assouline. When he's not editing and writing, Matthew continues to provide legal assistance and advice to nonprofit organizations throughout New York City. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse journalism school, and a cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School.