April 13, 2018: Paul B. Matey was nominated as a U.S. Court of Appeals Judge for the Third Circuit on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Matey, of New Jersey, is currently the senior vice president, general counsel and secretary at University Hospital in Newark, New Jersey. He was previously the Senior counsel and then the Deputy Chief Counsel for then-New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Before that, Matey was the Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey. Before that, he worked for two years as a litigation associate at the Washington, D.C., law firm of Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans and Figel. Matey received his law degree from the Seton Hall University School of Law.