Matthew Cortland

Matthew Cortland is the Director of Policy & Legislative Affairs at Be A Hero. As an attorney, he has represented disabled people seeking to navigate the regulatory thicket of Social Security disability benefits. As someone who is chronically ill and disabled, he has personally relied on the SSI program to pay the rent. Matthew is a graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton and the George Mason University School of Law. He tweets at @mattbc.