Matthew R. Williams


Phone: 215-735-8700

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Matthew R. Williams is a shareholder at KCR. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation matters, including cases in the following areas: business disputes, including breach of contract, breach of representations and warranties in M&A transactions, fraud and other business torts; partnership and shareholder disputes, including minority shareholder oppression; real estate; higher education; antitrust; intellectual property and life sciences; and employment issues, including discrimination, wrongful termination and non-competition agreements.

Mr. Williams has handled jury and bench trials and is experienced in resolving disputes through negotiation, mediation and arbitration. He also has experience advising clients on e-discovery issues, antitrust compliance and government investigations. Prior to joining KCR, Mr. Williams was associated with Pepper Hamilton LLP, where he worked in its Philadelphia office, handling a variety of complex commercial litigation.

Cornell University, B.A., 2000
Villanova University School of Law, J.D., 2003
Bar Admissions
Court Admissions
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Activities and Honors
The Philadelphia Bar Association

Representative Cases

Case 1

Represented a pharmaceutical company in connection with a government antitrust investigation

Case 2

Represented an international glass manufacturer in class actions alleging price fixing in the U.S. glass industry

Case 3

Represented a large truck manufacturer in antitrust action brought by dealer

Case 4

Represented an international consumer products company in a dispute over a logistics services contract

Case 5

Represented minority shareholders in an oppression action seeking the appointment of a custodian and other relief under Pennsylvania law

Case 6

Represented a real estate developer in an action where a court-appointed receiver asserted claims for breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, conversion, violation of the Pennsylvania Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act and equitable subordination