Matthew Larosiere is a legal associate in the Cato Institute’s Center for Constitutional Studies. Prior to joining Cato, he wrote on the subject of firearms and taxation in several publications. Matthew graduated cum laude from the University of Alabama with a J.D. and Master of Laws in Taxation. During law school, he served as the president of the Federalist Society, the ethics opinion editor of the Journal of the Legal Profession, mediator for the Alabama Family Law clinic, and as an officer of several other student organizations. Matthew holds a B.S. in business management and entrepreneurship from the University of Central Florida.