Matthew S. Akers is a founding partner of McCarthy & Akers, PLC, where his practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, appellate law, construction law, contracts, and real estate, including planning and land use, and zoning. He also serves as the Town Attorney for the Town of Mount Jackson and is the general counsel to many non-profit and for-profit organizations.
Mr. Akers received his J.D. from the Ave Maria School of Law in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he served as Executive Solicitations Editor of the Ave Maria Law Review. After graduation from law school, Mr. Akers clerked for the Honorable James L. Ryan, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, where he majored in Philosophy with minors in Economics and Theology.
Mr. Akers has recently served as Vice President and Board Member of the New Eve Maternity Home and on the Board of the Adult Care Center of the Northern Shenandoah Valley. He currently serves as a member of the Finance Committee of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and as Board Member of the Istituto del Sacro Cuore.