Matthew K. Wegner

Top rated business litigation attorney in Irvine, California

Brown Wegner LLP
Matthew K. Wegner
Brown Wegner LLP

Practice Areas: Business litigation, Intellectual property litigation, Antitrust litigation; view more

Licensed in California since: 2002

Education: University of Minnesota Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2004 - 2013

Brown Wegner LLP

2010 Main Street
Suite 1260
Irvine, CA 92614 Visit website

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A partner at Brown Wegner LLP, an eminent law firm serving individuals and businesses across the United States from Irvine, California, Matthew K. Wegner concentrates his trial and appellate practice in the areas of:

  • Business and commercial litigation
  • Competition and antitrust law
  • Employment law
  • Intellectual property and patent litigation
  • Real estate law
  • Entertainment law

Professional, experienced and well-versed in his legal practice areas, Mr. Wegner stays in total control of the whole process, offering competent advice to his clients at every turn, on every available alternative and its consequences along the way. A man of integrity and flexibility, he passionately advocates for clients in obtaining top-quality patents while keeping their financial limitations in mind.

Mr. Wegner is admitted to all state trial and appellate courts in California and all United States district courts in California. He also practices in the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. 

One of the board of directors of the Orange County Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Mr. Wegner holds memberships in organizations, including the Litigation Counsel of America, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers and the Orange County Bar Association. In addition to authoring and co-authoring numerous articles on legal topics, he also speaks regularly on elements of interest to businesses and other attorneys.

Besides his other accolades, Mr. Wegner holds a “Superb” rating on Avvo. After graduating with his political science and government undergraduate degree in 1999, with departmental honors from the University of California San Diego, he completed his Juris Doctor cum laude at the University of Minnesota Law School in 2002. He served as the editor-in-chief of the Minnesota Law Review during his tenure in law school.

Practice areas

Business litigation, Intellectual property litigation, Antitrust litigation

Focus areas

Trade secret, Non-compete agreements, Antitrust & trade litigation

  • 60% Business litigation
  • 30% Intellectual property litigation
  • 10% Antitrust litigation

First Admitted: 2002, California

Professional Webpage: https://brownwegner.com/attorneys/matthew-wegner/

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Editor-in-Chief of the Minnesota Law Review
  • Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks: Why Traditional Free Speech Doctrine Supports Anti-Child-Pornography Regulations in Virtual Reality, 85 Minn.Law.Rev. 2081 (2001)
  • Major Credit Card Companies That Bar Member Banks From Issuing Competing Cards Violate the Sherman Act, [email protected] (September 23, 2003)
  • The Antitrust Risks in Real Estate Transactions, The Real Estate Finance Journal (Spring 2004) (with Eliot G. Disner and Dinesh R. Badkar)
  • Residential Builders and Developers Face Litigation Threats Reminiscent of the 1990s, California Real Estate Journal (May 26, 2009) (with Richard S. Ruben)
  • The Revitalization of a Valuable Cause of Action for Competitors: Clayworth v. Pfizer’s Implications for UCL Standing in Competitor Lawsuits, Competition (Journal of the Antitrust and Unfair Competition Section of the California State Bar, Fall 2010)
  • Should Putative Class Members Opt In Before Their Personal Information Is Disclosed In California Consumer Privacy Act Litigation, May 2019, Orange County Lawyer Magazine (Vol. 61 No. 5)
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals
  • California
  • Federal Bar Association, Orange County, Board of Directors
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL)
  • Orange County Bar Association (OCBA)

Office location for Matthew K. Wegner

2010 Main Street
Suite 1260
Irvine, CA 92614

Phone: 949-705-0080

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
10 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2004 - 2013

Top lists

Top 50: Orange County Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2020

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