Matt Justus is a senior associate in the firm’s Litigation & Trial Practice Group. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on disputes involving telecommunications clients, federal regulatory compliance issues, class action defense and appellate litigation. Matt also has extensive experience with contractual issues relating to international standards-setting organizations such as the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). Matt also has domestic and international arbitration experience.
Matt received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2007, where he served as an editor for the Harvard Journal on Legislation and the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology. Matt received his B.A. in English & American literature and politics, magna cum laude, from New York University in 2004 and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
- Counsel to a global cellular telephone manufacturer in a series of patent infringement and contractual disputes relating to standards-essential patents.
- Counsel to a nationwide satellite television provider in Eleventh Circuit litigation regarding the enforceability of a class action waiver provision.
- Counsel to a global cellular telephone manufacturer in international arbitration proceedings involving contractual disputes in Finland and Turkey.
- Counsel to a plastics manufacturer in large-scale trade secret litigation.
- Counsel to an indigent pro bono client in a United States Supreme Court appeal regarding the failure to apprise a criminal defendant of the Sixth Amendment right to counsel.
- Counsel to an insulation manufacturer in a Federal Trade Commission deceptive practices investigation.
- Counsel to a global shipping corporation in collections litigation matters in jurisdictions across the country.
- Counsel to a state hospital association in a United States Supreme Court appeal regarding medical peer review privileges.