Mathew Swinburne

Associate Director, Network for Public Health Law - Eastern Region




(410) 706-4532

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Mathew Swinburne is the associate director for the Network for Public Health Law’s Eastern Region, which is housed at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. He brings more than 14 years of legal experience and specifically more than 10 years of public health law experience. He is a recognized national expert in cannabis law and policy. His cannabis work includes advising legislators, state and local agencies, law enforcement, community-based organizations, and non-profits on critical issues related to medical and adult-use policy. In addition to his work at the Network for Public Health Law, he developed and taught the State and Federal Cannabis Law and Policy course for the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy’s MS in Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics Program. The course is one of the first of its kind in the country. He is also an attorney advisor for the Maryland Carey Law Public Health Law Clinic and has taught public health law and ethics for the University of Maryland’s School of Public Health.