Matthew R. Streger

Partner, Keavney & Streger

Matthew R. Streger is a paramedic and attorney with more than thirty years of EMS experience. Matthew is a Partner at the law firm of Keavney & Streger in New Jersey and focuses his practice on the needs of EMS agencies and providers. He is the recipient of the 2018 New Jersey State Bar Association Health Law Distinguished Service Award, the 2012 Service to the Bar Award, and led his agency to the 2014 New Jersey EMS System of the Year Award. He is admitted to practice in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Matthew has practiced law since 2006. He is a past Chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Health Law Section, and a past leader in the Young Lawyers Division. Matthew previously worked in EMS systems in New Jersey, New York, South Carolina and Ohio. He has served as the Executive Director of Mobile Health Services (EMS) at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Jersey and the Deputy Commissioner of EMS in Cleveland. He currently sits on the Panel of Commissioners for CAAS and is a member of the CAAS standards review committee.

Matthew completed his Paramedic Training at the UMDNJ School of Health Related Professions in Newark, New Jersey.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from the City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a Master of Public Administration Degree from Clemson University, and a Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law.

My Sessions

Tales from the Dark Side: Financial Horror Stories


The news is littered with horror stories about financial mismanagement of EMS organizations. From poor accounting processes to outright theft, there are common pitfalls to watch out for no matter your department’s size and structure. This lecture will review some common themes that occur in EMS organizations, then review real-world best practices for you so […]

Compliance Reimbursement & Finance

Combating Negativity


One of the most difficult challenges that EMS leaders face is how to address rampant negativity in our workforce. Negativity is a disease, and it can be prevented, or it can spread like wildfire. There are countless adages about how EMS providers feel about their employers, co-workers, and patients, and changing these attitudes is an […]

Hot Topics Human Resources Operations

Lessons from Leaders


Coming into a well-established EMS agency in a leadership role is a daunting task. First, the new leader needs to go through the process of joining the new agency, which is itself a major challenge. Next, the new leaders has issues of organizational culture, learning curves, budgeting, change management, and more to address. This panel […]

Executive & Leadership Hot Topics Human Resources