Gregory Asciolla is Co-Chair of the Firm's Antitrust & Competition Litigation Practice. Greg focuses his practice on representing businesses in complex antitrust and commodities class actions. Currently, Greg is representing clients in several antitrust matters involving alleged price-fixing and other anticompetitive practices, including In re Air Cargo Shipping Services Antitrust Litigation, In re Aftermarket Filters Antitrust Litigation, Ace Marine Rigging & Supply, Inc. v. Virginia Harbor Services, et al., and Board of Trustees of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans v. Virginia Harbor Services, et al.
Greg is the author of "Quantifying antitrust damages in private enforcement actions under European Union competition law," Westlaw Journal, Volume 18, Issue 2/May 2010. He has collaborated on numerous published articles including: "How Courts Analyze Guilty Pleas and Government Investigations When Considering the Plausibility of an Antitrust Conspiracy After Twombly," BNA's Class Action Litigation Report, March 26, 2010; "Analyzing Proper Pleading Standard for Commodities Manipulation Claims," New York Law Journal, February 10, 2009, and "The Advantages of Not Opting Out of Class Action Litigation," ABA Antitrust Counselor, February 2008.
Greg represents clients in the arts in several pro bono matters involving art law and intellectual property.
With extensive experience in antitrust law, Greg practiced antitrust litigation and counseling on behalf of clients worldwide at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP and Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP. He began his career as an attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice/Antitrust Division, where he focused on anticompetitive conduct in the healthcare industry.
As a law student at Catholic University, he served as a member of the Catholic University Law Review and was the Co-Founder and Executive Editor of the CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law & Policy. He also earned a certificate after successfully completing the law school's Comparative and International Law Program.
Greg is the Chairman of the Horizontal Restraints Committee of the New York State Bar Association - Antitrust Committee, and a member of the Commercial & Federal Litigation section - Antitrust Committee. He is also a member of the American Bar Association's Antitrust Section. Greg served on the 2010 Competition Law360 Editorial Advisory Board.