Joseph J. Bial

Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft (Washington), Paul Weiss (Washington)
Lawyer (Partner)

A partner in the Antitrust Group, Joseph Bial regularly represents clients in high-profile antitrust and commercial litigation in federal district and appellate courts, as well as before state and federal regulatory agencies. Joe also has extensive experience handling antitrust, international cartel and anti-monopoly cases in the United States and Asia.


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206 Bulletin

Anthony V. Nanni, Charles F. (Rick) Rule, Daniel J. Howley, Joseph J. Bial The federal jury in Puerto Rico acquits former Vice President on charges of conspiring with rivals to fix the prices (Crowley Liner Services)


A federal jury’s recent acquittal of a shipping company executive charged with price fixing highlights the challenges and uncertainties the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) faces when defendants force DOJ to prove its case at trial. It also highlights the fact that, when (...)

Alec J. Burnside, Anthony V. Nanni, Charles F. (Rick) Rule, Joseph J. Bial, Samer B. Korkor The US DOJ annouces first successful extradition based on antitrust charges (Romano Pisciotti)


On Friday, April 4, 2014, the United States Department of Justice Antitrust Division (“DOJ”) announced that, for the first time ever, the DOJ successfully extradited “an alleged price-fixer” on an antitrust charge. Romano Pisciotti, a 62 year old Italian national traveling through Germany, is the (...)

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