Matthew J. Reynolds


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  • Columbia Law School, JD, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Executive Editor, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, 2005
  • Universität Potsdam, J. William Fulbright Scholar, 2002
  • Marquette University, BA, International Affairs, Political Science and German Language & Literature, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 2001
  • New York
  • Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Vice Chair, Competition Torts Committee, American Bar Association Antitrust Section

Member, Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference

Member, Antitrust and International Practice Sections, Virginia State Bar

Member, Historical Society of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Member, Board of Trustees, Highland United Methodist Church

Member, James River Singers

Former Member, Committee on International Trade, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Former Member, Young Lawyers Advisory Panel, ABA Antitrust Section Civil Practice & Procedure Committee

Former Member, New York American Inn of Court

Former Member, Federal Bar Council

Former Member, The Young New Yorkers’ Chorus

Former Member, Columbia University Collegium Musicum

  • German

Matt represents clients in antitrust, class action, and complex civil litigation, as well as in internal investigations under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other regulatory regimes. In addition to his litigation practice, Matt counsels clients on antitrust compliance issues and assists clients in premerger notifications under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act. His courtroom experience includes co-chairing a multi-defendant jury trial in New York Supreme Court. Matt also has experience in matters governed by the Classified Information Procedures Act, and information regarding his national security clearance is available upon request on an appropriate basis.

Before joining McGuireWoods LLP, Matt served as law clerk to the Honorable Mark S. Davis and the Honorable Jerome B. Friedman, U.S. District Judges for the Eastern District of Virginia, and worked for three years as a litigation and international arbitration associate in the New York headquarters of another major international law firm. In law school, in addition to his journal work, Matt served as a teaching assistant to Professors Louis Henkin and Peter Rosenblum, earned a certificate in international law from the Parker School of Foreign and Comparative Law, and was a music director of the Columbia Law Revue Show. He spent the academic year 2001–2002 as a J. William Fulbright Scholar at the Universität Potsdam in Potsdam, Germany. As an undergraduate at Marquette University Matt received the Schiller Prize for Interdisciplinary Achievement and a Student Leadership Award. He also served as president of the Marquette University Chorus and as a board member of Marquette Radio.

Matt edits the Class Action Countermeasures blog, which focuses on strategic considerations in defending class actions.

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Matthew J Reynolds
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Antitrust/Class Action

Representation of an industry-leading manufacturer in national multidistrict direct- and indirect-purchaser antitrust class actions, related opt-out litigation, and parallel global cartel investigation arising from allegations of price-fixing and market allocation.

Representation of a global manufacturer in national multidistrict direct- and indirect-purchaser antitrust class actions alleging exclusive dealing and refusals to deal.

Representation of an educational publishing company in a series of national antitrust class actions alleging market allocation and monopolization.

Representation of an international information company in national antitrust class actions alleging unlawful product tying.

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act/Other Internal Investigations

Representation of a leading global manufacturing company and its foreign subsidiary in parallel investigations under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and foreign anti-bribery laws.

Representation of a manufacturer in a U.S. Department of Justice investigation relating to allegations of price-fixing, bid-rigging and market allocation.

Representation of a European telecommunications company in a multi-jurisdictional Foreign Corrupt Practices Act-related compliance review arising out of allegations of corruption involving the company's partner in a joint venture.

Additional Experience

Representation of two international commercial and investment banks as claimants in an ICC arbitration of a dispute with a Latin American country concerning responsibility for the insolvency of a major commercial bank.

Execution of antitrust compliance and audit programs for large multinational corporations.

Author, "Health Care and RICO: Risks Facing Providers, Manufacturers & Payors," Competition Torts News, vol. 13, no. 2, Spring 2017
Author, "When One Bribe Just Isn’t Enough: Seventh Circuit Finds Political Contribution Quid Pro Quo Insufficient for RICO Treble Damages," Competition Torts News, vol. 12, no. 3, Summer 2016
Executive Editor and contributor, Competition Torts News (formerly Business Torts & RICO News), ABA Antitrust Section Competition Torts Committee, 2012–2016
Author, "Extending Concepcion to Antitrust Claims in Arbitration," Business Torts & RICO News, vol. 9, no. 3, Summer 2013
Contributor, 2012 Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments, ABA Antitrust Section, March 2013
Author, "Reading Tea Leaves, or Is the Writing Already on the Wall?: Potentially Foregone Conclusions in American Express v. Italian Colors Restaurant," Perspectives in Antitrust, vol. 1, no. 1, December 14, 2012
Co-author, "Key Changes To ICC Arbitration Rules," Law360, December 6, 2011
Organizer and participant, "Health Care & RICO: Risks Facing Providers, Manufacturers & Payors," ABA Section of Antitrust Law, Competition Torts Committee, December 2016
March Antitrust Bulletin, March 3, 2017
November Antitrust Bulletin, November 1, 2016
Will Collective Arbitration Waivers Land in the Supreme Court Again?, Class Action Countermeasures, September 16, 2016
Class Decertification: Delayed Gratification or Justice Denied?, Class Action Countermeasures, August 19, 2016
August Antitrust Bulletin, August 3, 2016
May Antitrust Bulletin, May 4, 2016
February Antitrust Bulletin, February 2, 2016
October Antitrust Bulletin, October 1, 2015
September Antitrust Bulletin, September 2, 2015
June Antitrust Bulletin, June 2, 2015
September Antitrust Bulletin, September 16, 2014
January Antitrust Bulletin, January 10, 2014
September Antitrust Bulletin, September 26, 2012
November Antitrust Bulletin, November 18, 2011