Attorney Matthew Youssef was selected by The Daily Record as a leader in Maryland. Honorees were chosen on the basis of professional accomplishment, civic involvement and impact of achievement. The program celebrates the best and brightest under 30 who may have not earned their first million but whose creativity and spirit already are contributing to a new energy in Maryland.
Matthew is being recognized for not only for his work as an attorney, but also his numerous civic involvements. He is helping to form the Friends of Committee--a service oriented committee for young professionals--for Boys Hope Girls Hope of Baltimore. Boys Hope Girls Hope is a family style group home that focuses on helping academically capable scholars achieve their potential. Matthew is also involved with the Maryland Chapter of the United States Green Building Council, the Baltimore Washington Chamber of Commerce and sits on the Bar Association of Baltimore City's Young Lawyers Executive Council. He was recently appointed to serve as Vice-Chair of the 2011-2012 Government Contracts Committee for the American Bar Association's Young Lawyer's Division. Matthew also been actively involved in monitoring Maryland's sustainable development laws and is one of the few attorneys with a LEED Green Associate credential in the state. The LEED GA denotes Matthew's knowledge in green design, construction and operations.