Matthew Craig

Matthew D. Craig is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Law where he graduated with highest honors and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. While in law school, Matthew served as an Assistant Executive Editor on the American Indian Law Review and worked as a legal extern to the Honorable Robert E. Bacharach of the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. As a student he was the recipient of numerous scholarships and awards, including the William T. and James T. Comfort Scholarship, the Samuel E. Hooper Memorial Scholarship, the Leo H. Whinery Scholarship, the Rayburn Foster Scholarship, the Oklahoma Bar Association Litigation Section Scholarship, as well as three American Jurisprudence Awards for academic excellence.

Matthew received his Bachelor of Music in music education from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. Prior to law school, he taught math at U.S. Grant High School as a Teach for America corps member.


J.D., with highest honors, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2018

B.M., College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, 2010


Oklahoma, 2018

United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma

Professional Associations & Memberships

Oklahoma Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Civic Involvement

Teach For America Oklahoma City Alumni Board Member

Published Works

A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: How Inadequate Protection From Retaliation Discourages Reporting of Sexual HarassmentThe Federal Lawyer, Oct./Nov. 2018, at 28-31, 37, 44

The Negative Effects of Confusion Over Collateral Agreements Under The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act: Which Agreements Need Review?, 8 UNLV Gaming L.J. 185 (2018)