Matthew Murchison is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins, where his practice focuses on antitrust, communications and appellate matters. Mr. Murchison has drafted petitions, comments and other regulatory filings on a range of competition and communications issues before the relevant federal agencies, including the Federal Communications Commission, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Trade Commission.
Mr. Murchison has also drafted briefs in cases before the US Courts of Appeal and the US Supreme Court in the fields of intellectual property, privacy, and First Amendment law. Additionally, he has provided pro bono representation on matters involving religious freedom and international humanitarian financing.
While at Stanford, Mr. Murchison served as a Lead Article Editor and Submissions Committee member for the Stanford Journal of International Law, and as Co-President of the Stanford Law and Policy Society. He was also a teaching assistant for a graduate-level course on the law and policy of the European Union.
Mr. Murchison's publications include Extradition's Paradox: Duty, Discretion, and Rights in the World of Non-Inquiry, 43 STAN. J. INT'L L. 295 (2007).