Matthew Scott Wheatley is an associate in Goodwin’s Antitrust + Competition Law Practice. Mr. Wheatley’s practice focuses on helping companies obtain clearance for proposed transactions from the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. He also counsels clients in assessing the potential antitrust risk of transactions as well as reportability under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act (HSR). Mr. Wheatley also has experience counseling and defending clients on civil non-merger matters arising under the antitrust and consumer protection laws.

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Mr. Wheatley’s relevant experience includes:

  • Advising clients in complying with Second Requests issued by the U.S. antitrust authorities
  • Representing third-party witnesses in FTC and DOJ antitrust investigations*
  • Counseling companies and trade associations on antitrust compliance
  • Defending health insurer in multidistrict ligation alleging antitrust violations under Sections 1 and 2 of the Sherman Act*
  • Defending major energy company in multi-state investigations and litigation alleging fraud, unjust enrichment, and false claims*

* Denotes experience prior to joining Goodwin.

Professional Activities

Mr. Wheatley is a member of the American Bar Association’s Section of Antitrust Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Goodwin, Mr. Wheatley was an associate at a Chambers-ranked antitrust practice in Washington, D.C. He also served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ted Stewart of the United States District Court for the District of Utah. While in law school, he worked as a law clerk at the Federal Trade Commission in the Bureau of Competition and in the office of Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen.

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Education

J.D., 2014
George Mason University School of Law
(cum laude)
B.S., Economics, 2011
Brigham Young University

Clerkships

2014 - 2015 U.S. District Court of Utah, Honorable Ted Stewart

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District of Columbia
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