Matthew E. Price litigates and advises on complex issues of federal law, concentrating on administrative and constitutional law. Recent cases have involved Dormant Commerce Clause and federal preemption claims arising in the electricity industry; challenges to federal agency rulemakings; and First Amendment rights. Mr. Price has also represented clients in matters involving the application of copyright and privacy laws to new Internet-based technologies. He has argued numerous appeals and dispositive motions, recently securing victory in a cutting-edge Internet privacy case in the Tenth Circuit and an asylum case in the Seventh Circuit.
Mr. Price is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice. Prior to joining Jenner & Block, Mr. Price clerked for Justice Stephen Breyer of the United States Supreme Court and for Judge Michael Boudin of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. He also served as a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Mr. Price has an active pro bono practice in the area of refugee and immigration law, and he has represented victims of human trafficking in civil litigation against their traffickers. He is the author of Rethinking Asylum: History, Purpose, and Limits, published by Cambridge University Press in 2009.