Gregory Asciolla is a Partner in the New York office of Labaton Sucharow LLP, where he serves as Chair of the Firm's Antitrust and Competition Litigation Practice, a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee, and Chair of the Firm’s Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee. Greg focuses on representing businesses, public pension funds, and health and welfare funds in complex antitrust and commodities class actions.
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 has been named one of the "Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers in America" by Lawdragon and a "Leading Lawyer" and a "Next Generation Lawyer" by The Legal 500, with sources describing him as "very effective plaintiffs' counsel" and "always act[ing] with a good degree of professionalism." Noting, "Asciolla shines in representing both business and public pensions funds in antitrust as well as commodities class actions." As a result, Greg is also 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 currently represents clients in antitrust matters involving price-fixing, monopolization, benchmark and commodities manipulation, pay-for-delay agreements, and other anticompetitive practices. Greg also represents pro bono clients in matters involving the arts and immigration/asylum of LGBT individuals.
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 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 also currently serves as Co-Chairman of the Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee of the New York County Lawyers' Association and Membership Chair of the Committee to Support the Antitrust Laws. In addition, Greg serves as the U.S. Representative to the Banking Litigation Network and is on the Advisory Board of the American Antitrust Institute.
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.
Greg earned his Juris Doctor from Catholic University of America. 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. He received his bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Boston College.
1994, New York
1996, District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals
2013, Second Circuit
2013, Third Circuit
U.S. District Court
2007, Southern District of New York
2007, Eastern District of New York