Matthew Simmons


contact information

phone: 504-581-3838
direct: 504-412-6295
fax: 504-412-6395

704 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, 70130-3774


Matthew Simmons joined Porteous, Hainkel & Johnson, LLP as an associate in November 2015. A native of Shreveport, Louisiana, he graduated cum laude from Tulane University in 2011 with degrees in history and political science – international relations. Mr. Simmons graduated from Tulane University Law School and the A.B. Freeman School of Business with a JD/MBA dual degree in May of 2015. He earned a certificate in Louisiana Civil Law and a business concentration in Strategic Management and Leadership. Mr. Simmons was an active member of the Tulane Business Negotiation Club.

Mr. Simmons is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association and is admitted to practice before all Louisiana State Courts.


Tulane University (B.A. History & Political Science 2011)
Tulane University Law School & A.B. Freeman School of Business (JD/MBA 2015)
Admitted to the Bar: Louisiana, 2015

professional associations

Louisiana State Bar Association

areas of practice