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Labaton Sucharow LLP

140 BROADWAY, NEW YORK, NY 10005, USA
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Gregory Asciolla

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Labaton Sucharow LLP

Work Department

Antitrust and Competition Litigation

Position

Partner

Career

Gregory Asciolla, Co-Chair of the Firm's Antitrust and Competition Litigation Practice, focuses on representing businesses and public pension funds in complex antitrust and commodities class actions. Currently, Greg represents clients in global antitrust matters involving alleged price-fixing, benchmark and commodities manipulation, pay-for-delay, and other anticompetitive practices, including: In re Credit Default Swaps Antitrust Litigation, Sandhaus v. Bayer AG, ISDAFIX Price-Fixing Litigation, In re Platinum and Palladium Antitrust Litigation, and In re Treasury Securities Auction Antitrust Litigation.

Most recently, Greg helped secure more than $1.2 billion in In re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, a class action lawsuit on behalf of plaintiffs who purchased airfreight shipping services directly from major domestic and international air cargo carriers.

 He began his career as an attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division, where he focused on anticompetitive conduct in the healthcare industry.

Member

In 2016 he was elected to the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Antitrust Law Section. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Horizontal Restraints Committee of the NYSBA's Antitrust Committee as well as the Co-Chairman of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee of the New York County Lawyers' Association.

Education

Catholic University of America
J.D., 1993

Boston College
A.B., English and Economics, cum laude, 1987


United States: Antitrust

Civil litigation/class actions

Within: Next generation lawyers

Gregory Asciolla - Labaton Sucharow LLP

Within: Civil litigation/class actions

Labaton Sucharow LLP’s first-rate reputation ranks it as ‘one of the best-known plaintiff firms in the antitrust class action arena’. The ‘smart and trustworthyGregory Asciolla and Jay Himes co-chair the New York-based practice, which is visible in large-scale cases arising from US and global antitrust investigations, and which also particularly excels at developing and filing first-of-its-kind actions, even if no investigation has been initiated. In 2016, the firm filed the first nationwide class action for Boston Retirement System in a matter concerning an alleged conspiracy by the world’s largest dealer banks to manipulate trading in the SSA bonds market. In the pharmaceuticals sector, the firm is on the court-appointed plaintiffs’ steering committee in a class action arising from an alleged conspiracy among generic drugs manufacturers to fix the prices of digoxin and doxycycline, as well as allocate markets and customers.

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