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.



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