- J.D., West Virginia University, Editor in Chief, The West Virginia Law Review, 2014, Order of the Coif
- M.B.A., West Virginia University, 2014
- B.A., College of William and Mary, 2011
- Law clerk to the Honorable Stephanie D. Thacker of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- Law clerk to the Honorable Frederick P. Stamp, Jr., of the U.S. District Court for Northern District of West Virginia
- New York
- District of Columbia
- United States Supreme Court
- United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
- United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Imad S. Matini is an associate in the Business Trial Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.
Areas of Practice
Imad's practice focuses on business litigation and regulatory compliance. His representations have involved a wide array of complex and high-stakes litigation matters, and have ranged from commercial disputes to cases involving statutory, international law, trade secret, communications, and administrative law issues. Imad's matters have also been reported in the media.
Prior to joining the firm, Imad clerked for two federal judges: the Honorable Frederick P. Stamp, Jr. for the Northern District of West Virginia, and the Honorable Stephanie D. Thacker for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
While in law school, Imad served as Editor-in-Chief of his law review, was a member of the Tax Moot Court team, and worked on behalf of indigent clients as part of his school’s Supreme Court Clinic. Imad's article, Distinctions with a Difference, has also been published in the University of Tennessee Law Review.
- Second-chaired international arbitration held in London, UK.
- Pursued and conducted all phases of litigation in multiple state and federal actions across the country and against international entities.
- Represents clients from across the country and in different industries in commercial litigation matters.
- Advises clients on global compliance with telecommunications regulations.
FCC Law Blog Posts
- "D.C. Circuit Hears Challenge To Federal Communications Commission’s 2018 Restoring Internet Freedom Order," February 4, 2019
- "As The “Net Neutrality” World Turns . . . ." November 7, 2018
- "Back To The Future: FCC Returns To Light Touch Regulation Of The Internet," June 13, 2018
- "Lucia Is Likely To Have Little Impact On Waning FCC Adjudications," July 17, 2018
Distinctions With A Difference: Why Proper Rule 59(e) Motions Should Not Be Subject To “Second Or Successive” Habeas Analysis, 84 Tenn. L. R. 1 (2016), available at https://tennesseelawreviewdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2017/07/distinctions-with-a-difference.pdf
- The New York Times, August 2, 2018
- American Bar Association
- Virginia State Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- Bar Association of the District of Columbia
- Federal Communications Bar Association