Nick Gaglio provides counsel on a full range of antitrust issues to clients in diverse industries ranging from recycled paper to food and beverage packaging, sports equipment to sports entertainment.

Nick has helped clients obtain clearance for complex strategic mergers, including as global coordinating counsel in multi-jurisdictional transactions, and representing both owners and their portfolio companies on buy- and sell-side deals. He recently guided Easton Sports and its private equity ownership through Easton’s acquisition by Rawlings Sporting Goods, securing clearance without remedies in under 60 days.

Nick represents clients in federal and state investigations, including defending foreign companies and their U.S. subsidiaries in criminal matters (including negotiating fine reduction) and follow-on class action multidistrict litigation. His team defending a Japanese manufacturer in the Auto Parts litigation was recognized for “creative, strategic and innovative litigation” with a GCR Litigation of the Year – Cartel Defence nomination. Nick’s broad antitrust litigation experience spans from conception through decision and has included strategic assessment and crafting of claims and defenses, tactical advocacy at critical pretrial stages, high-value settlement negotiation, and execution at trial. Nick also counsels corporations on antitrust compliance, including labor-related issues (“no-poach”), joint ventures and collaborations, vertical distribution and e-commerce arrangements.

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