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Kirkland & Ellis LLP
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Matt Regan is a partner in Kirkland’s Chicago office. He has broad experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of commercial litigation matters in both state and federal courts. Matt’s cases have involved claims in the areas of antitrust and trade regulation, accountant/auditor malpractice, class actions, products liability, software consulting, fraud and breach of contract, and other complex commercial disputes. The Legal 500 U.S. 2013 recognized Matt for his work in Energy Litigation.


Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 1995; Georgetown University, B.S.B.A., Accounting, summa cum laude, 1992.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Energy litigation: oil and gas

Kirkland & Ellis LLP has substantial disputes credentials, which are increasingly applied to major cases in the oil and gas sector; its growing presence in Houston has further enabled its capacity to handle cases in the industry. The practice has a notable track record in the state and federal courts, appeals courts, international courts and in arbitration proceedings. Anna Rotman heads up the Houston litigation practice, while Washington DC’s Daniel Donovan and Chicago’s Richard Godfrey are singled out for plaintiff and defendant engagements; the latter is also noted for class actions and acted for BP in the Deepwater Horizon case with Chicago-based practitioner Matthew Regan. Washington DC’s Paul Clement is recommended for appellate matters.