Jenner & Block

Matthew E. Price focuses on constitutional and regulatory litigation for clients in a diverse array of industries, including energy, telecommunications, media and entertainment, education, and transportation.  Recent matters have involved challenges to federal agency action under the Administrative Procedure Act; preemption and dormant commerce clause issues arising from state regulatory initiatives; 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, and he assists the Firm’s trial litigators on commercial litigation matters likely to result in an appeal.  He has argued numerous appeals and dispositive motions, most recently securing reversal by the First Circuit in a case involving state sovereign immunity.

Mr. Price is a member of the firm’s Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice and Government Controversies and Public Policy Litigation 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.