MATTHEW E. VAN TINE focuses his practice on antitrust, securities fraud, and consumer protection matters. He has participated in the prosecution and defense of many securities, antitrust, and consumer class actions over the past two decades including securities litigation against Van Kampen Funds and Baxter International; antitrust class actions involving nurses’ wages, the drug warfarin sodium (Coumadin), and an industry-wide effort to raise drug prices paid by retail drug stores (the Brand Name Prescription Drug Antitrust Litigation); and litigation on behalf of consumers challenging an unconstitutional fee imposed on wireless and landline phone customers. Before associating with Miller Law LLC, Mr. Van Tine was affiliated with two other class action boutique law firms for fourteen years. Mr. Van Tine has also practiced with large law firms in Chicago and Boston, and served as an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of Chicago Law Department.
Mr. Van Tine J.D. degree magna cum laude from Boston University School of Law in 1983, where he served as an Executive Editor of the Law Review and was the author of Note, Application of the Federal Parole Guidelines to Certain Prisoners: An Ex Post Facto Violation, 62 B.U.L. Rev. 515 (1982). Following law school, Mr. Van Tine served as a law clerk to the Honorable Raymond J. Pettine of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island. He has served as the immediate past President of the Abraham Lincoln Marovitz American Inn of Court.