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.

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.


• A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: How Inadequate Protection From Retaliation Discourages Reporting of Sexual Harassment, 65 Fed. Law. 8 (2018)

• 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)

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

  • Order of the Coif

  • Comfort Scholar

  • Samuel E. Hooper Memorial Scholar

  • Leo H. Whinery Scholar

  • Rayburn Foster Scholar

  • Oklahoma Bar Association Litigation Section Scholar

Community & Professional

  • Oklahoma Bar Association

  • Federal Bar Association

  • Luther L. Bohanon American Inn of Court



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
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, 2018
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