Gregory A. FrankPartner
Gregory A. Frank, a Super Lawyers New York Metro Rising Star, counsels clients -- including associations, corporations, and individuals -- on disputes related to antitrust, securities, breach of contract, privacy, and consumer fraud issues.
Mr. Frank specializes in the resolution of high-stakes, complex disputes, and is a frequent speaker, author, and thought leader with recent publications by the American Bar Association, Law360, the American Society of Association Executives, and the New York Law Journal.
A sampling of Mr. Frank’s current actions include:
- Hartig Drug Company, Inc. v. Senju Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. et al., No. 1:14-cv-00719 (D. Del): Mr. Frank represents purchasers of the pharmaceutical Zymar related to allegations that the manufacturer unlawfully monopolized the market for gatifloxacin.
- In re Optical Disk Drive Antitrust Litigation, No. 3:10-MD-2143 (N.D. Cal.): Mr. Frank represents the class plaintiff in an action alleging the unlawful price fixing of optical drives for CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray disks by their manufacturers, which include Sony, Panasonic, and Hitachi.
- In re Plasma-Derivative Protein Therapies Antitrust Litigation, No. 09-7666 (N.D. Ill.): Mr. Frank represents several large non-profit hospitals in New York City for damages they suffered as a result of an alleged antitrust conspiracy to limit the supply of life saving plasma-derivative protein therapies.
- Kleen Products LLC v. Packaging Corp. of America, et al., No. 1:10-cv-5711 (N.D. Ill.): Mr. Frank represents purchasers of containerboard products, such as corrugated boxes, against the manufacturers of those products.
- Hartig Drug Company, Inc. v. Ferrellgas Partners, et al., No. 14-4164 (W.D. Mo.): Mr. Frank represents purchasers of propane exchange tanks for an unlawful conspiracy to increase the price of propane.
Mr. Frank also represents investors in securities actions. His experience includes representation of the American Class Representative in a securities fraud class action against Vivendi Universal in In re Vivendi Universal, S.A. Sec. Litig., No. 02-cv-5571 (S.D.N.Y.), where the plaintiffs obtained a jury verdict for an estimated value of up to $9 billion, placing it amongst the highest security action trial verdicts at the time. In July 2013, Mr. Frank obtained a settlement of $1.7 million on behalf of the securities purchasers of ZST Digital Networks, Inc., in Scott v. ZST Digital Networks Inc., et al., No. 11-cv-3531(GAF) (C.D. Cal.).
Mr. Frank has also prosecuted consumer antitrust actions on behalf of consumers injured by the business practices of unscrupulous businesses. Presently, he represents purchasers of Ford motor vehicles who experienced damage to the tailgates of their vehicles due to an alleged manufacturing defect in In re Ford Tailgate Litigation, No. 11-cv-2953 (N.D. Cal.).
Mr. Frank counsels and works with associations. The President of an 8,000+ member regional alumni association, Mr. Frank understands and counsels trade associations on industry issues.
Mr. Frank received his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was a member of The Tax Lawyer, published by the American Bar Association Section on Taxation and edited by Georgetown Law. President of the Dartmouth College Club of New York and Chairman of the Young Lawyer’s Advisory Committee to the Dartmouth Lawyer’s Association, he received his A.B. from Dartmouth College.
Previously, Mr. Frank interned for the Division of Enforcement of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board conducting Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, as well as for the Foreign Service division of the State Department.
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Law Journal: The Tax Lawyer
A.B., Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
Eastern District of New York
Southern District of New York; US District Court
Dartmouth College Club of New York
Dartmouth College Alumni Council
Dartmouth Alumni Association of New York
Dartmouth Lawyer's Association
Chairman, Young Lawyers Advisory Committee
American Society of Pharmacy Law
Association of the Bar of the City of New York
- Spokeo's Federalism Problem, Law360 (Aug. 8, 2016).
- Go on Offense With Antitrust Law, ASAE, January 26, 2015.
- Market Forces and Competitive Concerns in the Development of the Healthcare Information Technology Marketplace, American Bar Association Antitrust Healthcare Chronicle, October 2014.
- Preclusive Effect of Securities Laws on Antitrust Actions, NEW YORK LAW JOURNAL, Vol. 243, No. 4, p. 4 (Jan. 7, 2010).