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George LoBiondo

Counsel
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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

New York, USA
    Local Time: Saturday 00:30

Practice Expertise

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Complex Commercial Actions
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate
  • Complex Commercial Actions
  • Litigation
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • State Attorneys General
  • White Collar Defense and Investigations
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Profile

George A. LoBiondo is Counsel in the Firm’s litigation department, where he represents clients in complex commercial disputes, internal investigations, and matters adverse to government entities.  He also has significant appellate experience litigating commercial, antitrust, and criminal issues before federal and state appeals courts.

Prior to joining Patterson Belknap, Mr. LoBiondo served as a law clerk to the Hon. John F. Keenan of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Representative Matters

Complex Commercial Litigation
Extensive experience litigating and arbitrating contract-based disputes, including those arising out of licensing arrangements, distribution agreements, equity investments, and asset purchase agreements.

Representation of entity clients asserting tortious interference, defamation, Lanham Act claims, and related business torts.

Successfully represented financial institution plaintiff at trial of $700 million claim against sponsor of asset-backed securitization.

Representing financial guarantor in structured finance litigation in various federal and state courts involving student loan securitization trusts.

Defended medical device manufacturer in False Claims Act litigation, resulting in dismissal with prejudice.

Antitrust
Defended innovator pharmaceutical company against antitrust claims brought by a competitor marketing a biosimilar to the innovator’s blockbuster biologic drug.  Also represented the innovator in follow-on actions brought by direct purchasers, indirect purchasers and retailers.

Secured dismissal of antitrust and unfair trade practices claims brought by a state attorney general against a pharmaceutical client.  

Secured dismissal of putative class action against nonprofit museums alleging a conspiracy to fix prices in the contemporary art market.

White Collar Defense and Investigations
Investigations and representations of large entities in connection with potential allegations arising under the Federal Trade Commission Act; the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act; the Consumer Financial Protection Act; the False Claims Act; the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act; and other federal laws.

Representation of individuals subject to investigation and potential prosecution by the Department of Justice.

Appeals
Successfully appealed denial of motion to compel arbitration of statutory claims.

Representation of individual defendants in successful appeal of nine-figure judgment on fraud, contract, and civil RICO claims.

Successful appellate representation of criminal defendant, resulting in partial reversal and significant reduction of sentence.

Representation of amicus curiae industry group in connection with appeal concerning terminated credit default swaps. 

Representation of amici curiae supporting the dismissal of a “product hopping” antitrust suit, which the federal appeals court affirmed.

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; Third Circuit
  • New York
  • New Jersey

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
    • Editor-in-Chief, Fordham Law Review
  • Fordham University (B.A.)
    • magna cum laude in cursu honorum

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust
  • Appellate
  • Complex Commercial Actions
  • Litigation
  • Privacy and Data Security
  • State Attorneys General
  • White Collar Defense and Investigations

Articles

Additional Articles

Blogs

Antitrust Update

Antitrust Update Blog is a source of insights, information and analysis on criminal and civil antitrust and competition-related issues. Patterson Belknap’s antitrust lawyers represent clients in antitrust litigation and counseling matters, including those related to pricing, marketing, distribution, franchising, and joint ventures and other strategic alliances. We have significant experience with government civil and criminal/cartel investigations, providing the unique perspectives of former...

Data Security Law Blog

DataSecurityLaw.com is the firm’s resource for the latest news, analysis, and thought leadership in the critical area of privacy and cybersecurity law. Patterson Belknap’s Privacy and Data Security practice provides public and private enterprises, their leadership teams and boards with comprehensive services in this critical area. Our team of experienced litigators, corporate advisors and former federal and state prosecutors advises on a broad range of privacy and data protection matters includi

Data Security Law Blog

DataSecurityLaw.com is the firm’s resource for the latest news, analysis, and thought leadership in the critical area of privacy and cybersecurity law. Patterson Belknap’s Privacy and Data Security practice provides public and private enterprises, their leadership teams and boards with comprehensive services in this critical area. Our team of experienced litigators, corporate advisors and former federal and state prosecutors advises on a broad range of privacy and data protection matters...

Misbranded

Misbranded is Patterson Belknap’s blog covering false advertising litigation—both consumer class actions and competitor suits—with a particular focus on FDA-regulated products (foods/beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and dietary supplements).

New York Commercial Division Decisions

The blog is a source for insights and developments related to practice in the Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court. This blog reviews key developments in the Commercial Division, including important decisions handed down by the Commercial Division and appellate court decisions reviewing Commercial Division decisions. The blog also covers changes and proposed changes to Commercial Division rules and practice, including revisions to the rules since January 2015. The...

NY Patent Decisions Blog

NYPatentDecisionsBlog.com is a source for the latest patent decisions from the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. The blog is authored by Patterson Belknap’s Patent Litigation practice group, whose members are highly experienced trial attorneys with extensive technical knowledge. Many have advanced scientific degrees and industry experience in fields such as communications, electrical and electro-optical technology, semiconductor technology, metallurgical...

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