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Gregory Asciolla

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Antitrust and Competition Litigation




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.


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.


Catholic University of America
J.D., 1993

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

United States: Antitrust

Civil litigation/class actions: plaintiff

Within: Next generation lawyers

Gregory Asciolla - Labaton Sucharow LLP

Within: Civil litigation/class actions: plaintiff

Labaton Sucharow LLP is ‘definitely a player in the plaintiffs’ bar’. Gregory Asciolla, who has more than 20 years of antitrust litigation experience, is ‘easy to deal with’. Jay Himes is ‘an excellent, versatile antitrust lawyer’. Christopher McDonald and of counsel Karin Garvey are other notable practitioners in the team. In 2017, the firm was appointed as co-lead counsel in Re Treasury Securities Auction Antitrust Litigation, having filed the first nationwide class action in 2015. It also serves on the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in Re Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust Litigation. Named individuals are based in New York.

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