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. Named a Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar by Law360, as well as a leading plaintiffs competition lawyer by Global Competition Review and Chambers & Partners USA, Greg is often recognized for his experience and involvement in high-profile cases. He also was named a Next Generation Lawyer by The Legal 500 for three consecutive years with sources describing him as "very effective plaintiffs' counsel" and "always act[ing] with a good degree of professionalism."
Prior to joining Labaton Sucharow, 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's Antitrust Division, where he focused on anticompetitive conduct in the healthcare industry.
Greg is frequently sought after by the media, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Financial Times, CNN Business, and Global Competition Review, for commentary on global antitrust developments. Greg also makes substantial contributions to the antitrust bar. In 2016 he was elected to the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) Antitrust Law Section, where he formerly served as the Chairman of the Horizontal Restraints Committee. He currently serves as the Co-Chairman of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee of the New York County Lawyers' Association. Greg regularly organizes and sits on panels and lectures discussing the latest developments and trends in antitrust law and frequently publishes work in national publications such as The National Law Journal, New York Law Journal, and Law360. Additionally, he served on the Law360 Competition Editorial Advisory Board.
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 also represents pro bono clients in matters involving the arts and immigration/asylum of LGBT individuals.
Catholic University of America
A.B., English and Economics, cum laude, 1987
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