Matt helps clients solve their challenges in two principal areas: (1) antitrust litigation and counseling, and (2) appellate litigation. Matt is a member in the litigation department and is the chair of the firm's competition law group.
Matt has handled a wide variety of antitrust litigation, including cases alleging price-fixing and other conspiracies, monopolization, tying, and exclusive dealing. He frequently consults with clients outside the litigation context on all aspects of state and federal antitrust law including price discrimination. His antitrust work spans many industries, including sports, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, automobile-related businesses, and payment services. He frequently advises clients on their relationships with competitors, their relationships with suppliers and customers, and pricing issues.
Appellate Litigation Matt also represents clients in federal and state appellate courts. He served as a law clerk to the Honorable David A. Nelson, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He is the editor-in-chief of the Sixth Circuit Practice Manual (LexisNexis 3d ed. 2006) and the author of its chapters on appellate jurisdiction, stays pending appeal, and briefing requirements. He is also a co-author of Kentucky Appellate Practice (Thompson/West 2006) with his colleagues Sheryl Snyder and Griffin Terry Sumner.