Mr Gregg LoCascio > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C., 20004
United States
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Work Department

Intellectual Property

Position

Gregg LoCascio is a leader of the Firm’s intellectual property practice and a member of the Firm’s Global Management Committee. He has experience in patent, trademark, false advertising, and trade secret matters and routinely serves as first chair in litigation matters before juries, judges, and arbitration panels. An engineer by training, he is a highly-regarded advocate and is adept at making complex technologies understandable to all. In addition to a strong record of trial wins, he is also a successful advocate at the PTAB, the International Trade Commission, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Education

Virginia Tech, B.S., 1992. University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D., 1995.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Media, technology and telecoms > Advertising and marketing: litigation

Kirkland & Ellis LLP‘ advertising team includes several attorneys with technical backgrounds, and as such the firm is in demand for cases involving the substantiation and testing of complex marketing claims.  Chicago-based Ross Weisman chairs the advertising group, with a practice including Lanham Act cases, and NAD and NARB work. Other key figures in the practice are Gregg LoCascio , who maintains a substantial advertising practice from the Washington D.C. office, and Chicago-based Robin McCue. The firm also defends clients in consumer class action cases, with recent mandates coming from the food and agriculture sectors, as well as general consumer products. In these class actions, the team often draws on the firm’s wider expertise, enlisting members of the IP and litigation teams to service large-scale mandates.

United States > Intellectual property > Trade secrets (litigation and non-contentious matters)

Kirkland & Ellis LLP‘s trade secrets practice is led by Dale Cendali in New York, and Craig Primis and Gregg LoCascio in Washington DC. The firm is active for clients in a huge range of sectors, including technology, weapons manufacturing, electric vehicles, and pharmaceuticals. Cendali is a highly regarded intellectual property lawyer and acts for multinational clients in trade secrets matters; she has argued before the US Supreme Court, and also serves as an adjunct professor at Harvard. LoCascio, a trained engineer, is noted for his work in cases involving technology. Also recommended is Joshua Simmons, a trial court and appellate litigator with broad-base expertise in IP litigation, including trade secrets.