Matt Richardson is a member of the Litigation & Trial Practice Group and co-chair of the International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution practice. He focuses both on international arbitration and complex commercial litigation. Matt has represented clients in ICC, AAA ICDR, SCC and ad hoc arbitrations throughout the world. He has represented clients in a broad range of commercial arbitrations ranging from intellectual property claims, disputes over F/RAND compensation and breach of contract cases.
Matt has also defended health care companies, software developers and technology manufacturers in litigation and arbitration throughout the country. He has extensive class action and MDL experience, representing clients in suits relating to consumer protection act claims, product liability suits and constitutional claims. In August 2014, Matt was featured by the Daily Report in its “On the Rise” issue as one of the “40 Legal Rising Stars to Watch.”
Prior to working at Alston & Bird, Matt served as a law clerk for the Hon. J. Owen Forrester of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
- Successfully represented a major European technology company in multimillion-dollar ICC arbitration in New York over the scope of a patent license agreement.
- Successfully represented a Canadian manufacturing company in an arbitration under the rules of the Bilbao Chamber of Commerce in a dispute with a Spanish supplier.
- Successfully represented a technology manufacturing company in ICC arbitration in Istanbul over a dispute with a distributor over the alleged termination of a distribution agreement.
- Successfully represented a manufacturer in an AAA ICDR arbitration over a breach of a software development agreement.
- Successfully represented a manufacturing company in ICC arbitration in Geneva over the alleged breach of a franchise agreement.
Matt Richardson is co-chairman of Alston & Bird LLP’s international arbitration and dispute resolution practice.
March 11, 2016
Many foreign parties are hesitant to choose the United States as the arbitration seat, partly because they fear that the legal procedures of the United States, speciﬁcally expansive document discovery, may ﬁnd their way into the arbitration.
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July 4, 2014
- State Bar of Georgia
- London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
- Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA)