Amy Matsui works on economic issues affecting low- and moderate-income women and families, with special emphasis on child care policy and federal and state tax policy. She has particular expertise on federal and state tax provisions that help families meet the costs of the child care they need in order to work. This work includes analysis of federal and state tax credits for working families, technical assistance to state advocates with regard to such credits, federal advocacy, public education, and coordinating the Center’s tax credits outreach campaign. She also works on issues pertaining to women’s retirement security, and directs the Center’s work around federal judicial nominations.
Ms. Matsui has been with the Center since July 2002. Prior to working at the Center, Ms. Matsui practiced commercial law in the private sector. She clerked for the Honorable Carolyn Dineen King, then-Chief Judge of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, in 2000. She graduated from the University of California at Berkeley and from Stanford Law School, with distinction.
Happy Women’s History Month: Federal Bench Edition
National Women's Law Center [March 7, 2016]
Women’s Pension Protection Act of 2015 Would Boost Women’s Retirement Security
National Women's Law Center [September 30, 2015]
Financial Rules for Stay-at-Home Spouses
Fox Business [January 17, 2013]
Why Aren't There More Federal Female Judges?
Texas Standard [September 23, 2013]
NSNJ PODCAST: CHILD AND DEPENDENT CARE TAX CREDIT
New Start New Jersey
Family Feuds: The Battles Over Retirement Accounts
Wall Street Journal [September 7, 2011]
There's a Bipartisan Bill to Make Childcare More Affordable, But Does It Have a Shot?
Working Mother [August 10, 2017]
How Trump's New Tax Plan Could Actually Relieve Parents' Child Care Costs
Fortune [April 28, 2017]
Did House Republicans Sneak Anti-Abortion Language Into Their Tax Bill?
Jezebel: The Slot [November 3, 2017]
The GOP Tax Plan's Veiled Message
U.S. News & World Report [November 7, 2017]
GOP tax plan targets women, people with disabilities, and 13 million people who will lose health care
Women's Media Center [November 29, 2017]