Matthew Steinway


  • Matthew Steinway
  • Phone: +1 202 776 5258

    Import to Address Book

  • Duane Morris LLP
    901 New York Avenue N.W., Suite 700 East
    Washington, DC 20001-4795

Matthew Steinway practices in the area of litigation. His practice focuses education policy and institutional  compliance with U.S. Department of Education regulations, including Title IV student  aid; accreditation; change of ownership transactions; borrower defense to repayment  issues; and Title IX, Clery Act and campus safety.

Mr. Steinway has extensive congressional experience, having worked on several high-profile federal campaigns and in the lobbying sector. He is currently a registered lobbyist. He regularly works with clients to develop advocacy  and engagement strategies for issues related to higher education. He advocates before the U.S. Congress and U.S. Department of Education on higher education policy reform proposals.

Mr. Steinway is a 2022 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a member of the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy, and a graduate of the University of Michigan.

Areas of Practice

  • Trial


  • Maryland


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2022
    - Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 2014

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “Gainful Employment – The Final Rule,” American Association of Cosmetology Schools, Webinar, November 9, 2023
  • Co-presenter, “Title IV Online Seminar,” Distance Education Accrediting Commission, November 2, 2023
  • Co-presenter, “Federal Update,” American Association of Cosmetology Schools Annual Convention (Houston, TX),  October 14, 2023

  • Co-presenter, “Federal Update,” American Association of Cosmetology Schools Hill Day Event (Washington, DC), March 12, 2023