Matthew P. Bernstein
Matthew P. Bernstein is an associate in Glaser Weil’s Litigation Department. Matthew’s practice involves all aspects of complex litigation of business, entertainment, and general commercial disputes, including fraud, breaches of contract, defamation, invasion of privacy, unfair competition, and unfair business practices. Matthew is responsible for day-to-day litigation management, discovery, taking and defending depositions, dispositive motion practice, and client relations.
Prior to joining Glaser Weil, Matthew worked as an associate in White & Case LLP’s Global Antitrust/Competition practice in Washington, DC. In that role, Matthew represented clients before the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission in obtaining clearance of mergers and acquisitions, including Anthem’s attempted acquisition of Cigna and XO Communications, LLC’s successful sale of XO Communications to Verizon Communications. Matthew’s role also included representing clients in FTC and DOJ investigations regarding trade practices and representing clients in civil antitrust litigation.
Matthew received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and his law degree from The George Washington University Law School, where he served as a managing editor of the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal. During that time, Matthew also worked as a legal intern for the Recording Industry Association of America, U.S. Copyright Office, and National Music Publishers’ Association.
Honors & Awards
Named to Variety's "Legal Impact Report: Up Next," 2021
“The Biggest Update to Copyright Law in Decades,” Daily Journal, October 23, 2018
"Searching for More Efficient Piracy Protection," 43 AIPLA Q.J. 625, Fall 2015