Mr Gregory Asciolla > Labaton Sucharow LLP > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Gregory Asciolla
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
A.B., English and Economics, cum laude, 1987
United States > Antitrust > Civil litigation/class actions: plaintiffWithin: Next Generation Partners -
Litigators at Labaton Sucharow LLP ‘always have the best interest of their clients in mind‘, and one client values the ‘trust and faith the team instils‘. Jay Himes and Gregory Asciolla are acting as co-lead counsel to two retirement systems regarding their class action against major banks on the grounds of alleged rigging of the US treasuries market by manipulating auctions for bills, notes and bonds. An end-payor plaintiff appointed a team including counsels Karin Garvey and Robin van der Meulen to oversee its price-fixing and bid-rigging action against generic pharmaceutical companies, and Modern Settings engaged the group to advise on its nationwide class action against leading major platinum and palladium dealers alleging a price-fixing conspiracy. In another highlight, the team represented purchasers of interest rate derivatives in the landmark ISDAfix class action.
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