The new Chair of the Antitrust Law Section is Nick
Gaglio, a partner in the New York office of AXINN.
Drawing on over 15 years of experience, Mr. Gaglio
counsels clients on a full range of antitrust issues, including civil
non-merger and criminal cartel investigations, internal investigations,
litigation, mergers and counseling. A skilled listener, he has helped clients
resolve antitrust problems in diverse industries ranging from recycled paper to
beverage packaging, sports equipment to sports entertainment.
Gaglio’s broad antitrust litigation experience
spans from conception through decision and has included strategic assessment
and crafting of claims and defenses, effective e-discovery management, tactical
briefing and advocacy at various critical pre-trial stages, settlement
evaluation and execution at trial. He is also a veteran of follow-on class
action multidistrict litigation.
He has assisted clients obtain antitrust clearance
for large and complex strategic mergers and does so frequently as global
coordinating counsel. Nick has also counseled corporations on antitrust
compliance and in a variety of commercial contexts, including vertical
distribution and e-commerce arrangements.
Gaglio’s pro bono matters have included
successfully representing indigent women seeking divorce and child support. He
has also assisted with a successful petition for permanent status under the
Violence Against Women Act. He counsels the Orange Giraffe Project
("OGP"), a tax-exempt organization dedicated to providing support to
women cancer survivors and assisted the OGP with obtaining its 501(c)(3) status.
He has also been for many years an active supporter of the Practicing Attorneys
for Law Students (“PALS”) Program, which enhances the skills and careers of
minority law students and junior attorneys.
Prior to joining its leadership team, Mr. Gaglio
served the Antitrust Section as Diversity Chair for several years, helping to
spearhead the section’s Diversity Fellowship program. He also served as
Membership Chair for over five years.
Gaglio holds degrees from Duke University and The George
Washington University Law School.