Greg Asciolla

Gregory Asciolla is a Partner in DiCello Levitt’s New York office, where he serves as Chair of the Firm’s Antitrust and Competition Litigation Practice. Greg focuses on representing businesses, public pension funds, and health and welfare funds in complex antitrust and commodities class actions. Greg currently represents clients in antitrust matters involving price-fixing, monopolization, benchmark and commodities manipulation, pay-for-delay agreements, and other anticompetitive practices. He also has represented, pro bono, three Ugandan LGBTQ clients seeking asylum in the U.S. Greg has recovered billions on behalf of his clients and leads extensive investigations into potential anticompetitive conduct, often resulting in first-to-file cases. Prior to joining DiCello Levitt, Greg chaired a nationally-recognized antitrust practice group as a partner and oversaw significant growth in group size, leadership appointments, cases filed, investigations, and reputation. He also litigated and managed civil and criminal antitrust matters involving price-fixing, merger, and monopolization and conducted internal investigations and managed responses to government investigations on behalf of corporate targets as a partner at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP. Greg 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 regularly appointed to leadership positions in major antitrust cases in federal courts throughout the U.S., including Generic Drugs, Eurozone Government Bonds, Platinum and Palladium, Surescripts, Crop Inputs, Opana, and Exforge. 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, a “Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation, 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.” 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 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. He also served on Law360’s Competition Editorial Advisory Board. Greg makes substantial contributions to the antitrust bar. In 2016, he was elected to the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar Association 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. Greg is an annual invitee of the exclusive Antitrust Forum, serves as the U.S. Representative to the Banking Litigation Network, and is on the Advisory Board of the American Antitrust Institute.

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