Jones Day (New York)

Rajeev Muttreja

Jones Day (New York)
Lawyer (Partner)

Rajeev Muttreja focuses on appellate litigation, motions practice, and trial strategy in federal and state courts. He has argued before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third, Sixth, Seventh, and Ninth Circuits and has drafted briefs in the U.S. Supreme Court, many other appellate courts, and trial courts across the country. Rajeev has extensive experience defending False Claims Act cases, particularly for health care clients. He also has significant experience with issues of federal jurisdiction, class actions, securities law, administrative law, corporate governance, RICO, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and many other areas of law. In his work involving the False Claims Act, Rajeev has played a leading role in the defense of cases involving the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, off-label pharmaceutical marketing, alleged Medicare and Medicaid overbilling, and other alleged statutory or regulatory violations. Rajeev has led the drafting of many successful motions to dismiss such lawsuits. Rajeev helped draft the successful petition for certiorari and winning merits briefs in Goodyear Dunlop Tires Operations v. Brown, 131 S. Ct. 2846 (2011), which clarified the law of personal jurisdiction. He also argued and won Evans v. Zych, 644 F.3d 447 (6th Cir. 2011), a habeas corpus case presenting a question of first impression on which other circuits had split. Rajeev maintains an active pro bono practice. He has worked extensively with the National Immigrant Justice Center and is a member of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit’s pro bono panel.

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184 Bulletin

Jürgen Beninca, Dr. Qiang Xue, Harriet Territt, Aaron M. Healey, Rajeev Muttreja, Mahesh V. Parlikad, Ricardo H. Puente, Wilson L.K. Sung The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit overturns on comity grounds a multi-million dollar price-fixing judgment against two Chinese exporters of Vitamin C (Animal Science Products / Hebei Welcome Pharmaceutical)


In Short The Situation: For a second time, the Second Circuit reversed on international comity grounds, due to a conflict between U.S. and Chinese law, a $148 million price-fixing judgment against two Chinese exporters of Vitamin C. The Result: Although arising in the antitrust context, (...)

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