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  • Education
    • J.D., magna cum laude, The Catholic University of America, 1999, Dean's Scholarship for Academic Achievement; Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy, Production Editor; Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement; Thurgood Marshall American Inn of Court
    • B.A., cum laude, Xavier University, 1996, Classics; Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit, 2000
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, 2003
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 2004
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2006
    • United States Court of Federal Claims, 2009

Matthew Hans enjoys solving tough problems. He serves clients by eliminating the obstacles preventing them from achieving their business goals. He uses his broad experience in antitrust law to help clients avoid problems in numerous competition issues including mergers, joint ventures, restraints of trade, exclusive dealer relationships, and other collaborations among competitors. Matthew also guides clients through the Hart-Scott-Rodino notification process and represents clients during Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice investigations.

By navigating sometimes choppy waters, Matthew helps to ensure clients execute the strategic transactions vital to their mission. When the tough problems involve litigation, Matthew also serves clients as a seasoned advocate. He has successfully represented clients in state and federal court matters involving Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act in the health care and medical device industries. He has handled trials, appeals, and alternative dispute resolution in a wide range of complex commercial and business litigation. When litigating, Matthew seeks to mix aggressive advocacy with creative thinking to find the result that best fits the client’s goals.

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February 9, 2015
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April 14, 2014
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Antitrust Law Developments (7th Edition)
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2011
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Recent Developments, ABA Health Care and Pharmaceuticals Committee Newsletter
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May 2011, January 2012
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Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments
Contributor
2010
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Black's Law Dictionary (9th Edition)
Practitioner contributor
2009
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Leegin and Out?: The Application of the Rule of Reason to Resale Price Maintenance and Legislative Efforts to Repeal Leegin
The Newsletter of the Distribution and Franchising Committee of the American Bar Association
July 2009
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Annual Review of Antitrust Law Developments
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2009