Matthew T Murchison is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Latham & Watkins LLP, where his practice focuses on communications and appellate matters. Mr Murchison advises clients on a range of regulatory, litigation and transactional matters in the communications sector. He routinely appears before the Federal Communications Commission to represent clients on a variety of significant issues, including net neutrality, major transaction reviews, retransmission consent and spectrum policy. In addition, he has drafted key advocacy filings on these and other regulatory issues for clients in the broadband, video, wireless and satellite industries, and regularly counsels these clients on regulatory matters that affect their businesses. Mr Murchison has also successfully presented oral argument in the DC Circuit and US District Courts, and has authored briefs before the US Supreme Court, US courts of appeal and US district courts in cases concerning the First Amendment, communications law, administrative law, intellectual property and privacy. Mr Murchison obtained his JD from Stanford Law School and his BA from Yale University, where he graduated magna cum laude.