Matt Harper focuses his practice on helping clients address antitrust and competition issues related to merger reviews and antitrust compliance. He has represented clients across a number of industries, including chemical manufacturing, energy, and consumer goods.
Matt has experience counseling clients on premerger considerations, including analysis of potential transactions and compliance with Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) premerger requirements, as well as implementing Robinson-Patman Act (RPA) compliant pricing and incentive programs. He also has helped clients respond to investigative demands from the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission.
Prior to law school, Matt served as an AmeriCorps volunteer. He also is a member of Night Court, an all-lawyer musical theatre company whose annual charity show supports Houston area legal aid organizations.
- May 2019
When One Door Closes: Court Requires Divestiture in Long-Consummated Merger, The M&A Lawyer, Volume 23, Issue 5
- University of Houston Law Center (J.D. magna cum laude 2017; Managing Editor, Houston Law Review; Order of the Coif); Southwestern University (B.A. 2010)
- Term Clerk to the Honorable Gray H. Miller, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas (2019-2020)