Matthew W. Ruan is Special Counsel at Cohen Milstein and a member of the firm's Antitrust practice group.  In this role, Mr. Ruan represents a broad range of individuals, businesses, and unions in civil litigation, with a focus on multi-district class actions and antitrust litigation.

Mr. Ruan is currently litigating the following matters:

  • Wallach v. Eaton Corp., et al. (D. Del.) (represent putative class of direct purchasers of heavy duty truck transmissions alleging monopolization and conspiracy claims against Eaton Corp. and various truck manufacturers)
  • In re Automotive Parts Antitrust Litigation (E.D. Mich.) (represent putative class of direct purchasers alleging price-fixing conspiracy against manufacturers of automotive bearings, windshield wiper systems, occupant safety systems, and various other automotive parts)

Prior to joining Cohen Milstein, Mr. Ruan was an associate attorney at Berman DeValerio. While there, he focused on antitrust, securities, and consumer class actions. He also was an associate at Heins Mills & Olson, PLC and also served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Blanch M. Manning of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Mr. Ruan graduated from the University of Chicago, with Honors, with an A.B. in Anthropology in 2000.  He received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 2003.  During law school, Mr. Ruan served as the Associate Editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law.

Mr. Ruan is not admitted in New York; his practice is under the supervision of partners of the firm.