Matthew F. Dexter - Partner

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Matthew F. Dexter

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New York
Phone: +1 212-446-4738
Fax: +1 212-446-6460
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Professional Profile

Matthew Dexter is a litigation partner with experience in a wide variety of complex commercial litigation and arbitration matters. He has represented clients in arbitrations and in state and federal courts throughout the United States in matters relating to commercial contracts, financial services sales practices, securities regulation, unfair competition and consumer class actions. He has also represented a number of clients in connection with bankruptcy-related matters. His clients have spanned a wide variety of industries, including the pharmaceutical, print and digital media, financial services, radio, automotive, satellite communications and telecommunications industries.

Representative Matters

  • Represented generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in multi-district litigation alleging consumer fraud and failure to warn claims.

  • Represented telecommunications company in case alleging fraudulent transfer arising out of spin-off/merger transaction.

  • Represented officers and directors of bankrupt yellow pages publisher in class action alleging securities fraud.

  • Represented officers and directors of media company in case alleging fraudulent transfer and breach of fiduciary duty.

  • Represented debtors in contested confirmation and valuation hearings.

  • Represented financial services company in arbitrations alleging sales practice violations.

  • Represented financial services company in class action alleging breaches of fiduciary duty in connection with brokerage accounts.

  • Represented private equity firms in a breach of contract action against one of the country's largest pharmaceutical distributors.

  • Represented private equity firm in a case brought by a group of investors demanding co-investment rights in one of the private equity firm's deals.

Other Distinctions

"Rising Star" for Business Litigation, New York Super Lawyers, 2014

Recipient, Kirkland & Ellis LLP Pro Bono Service Award, 2008–2010


United States District Court, Southern District of New York, 2006

United States District Court, District of Colorado, 2007

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