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Melina R. DiMattio represents US and international clients in high-stakes antitrust and commercial litigation, including class actions. Melina has experience with all phases of the litigation process, from pre-complaint investigations through trial and appeals. She also has experience counseling clients on litigation risks and antitrust compliance. Melina has knowledge across a broad range of industries, with a recent focus on working with clients in the pharmaceutical industry.
Melina is a member of the firm’s Recruiting Committee. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Melina clerked for Judge Norma L. Shapiro of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Melina’s current antitrust litigation matters include:
Defending a pharmaceutical manufacturer in antitrust class actions challenging patent listings in FDA’s Orange Book pertaining to ACTOS.
Defending generic pharmaceutical supplier in multidistrict price-fixing cases.
Defending a leading vaccine manufacturer against putative class action alleging Sherman Act Section 2 violations and related state law claims.
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Competition, Law360 (2018–2020)
Member, American Bar Association
Executive Editor, Villanova Law Review
Member, Order of the Coif
Dean's Merit Scholarship, Villanova University School of Law
US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
Clerkship to Judge Norma L. Shapiro of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (2010–2011)
Villanova University School of Law, 2010, J.D., magna cum laude
University of Pittsburgh, 2007, B.A., summa cum laude