Gregory Commins Jr. is an established trial lawyer and has successfully represented clients in complex litigation, in multi-week trials and on appeal in both state and federal courts across the country.
Mr. Commins focuses on complex litigation matters involving antitrust class action litigation; intellectual property disputes such as trade secret misappropriation, copyright infringement and patent infringement claims; product liability class actions; environmental claims; and other commercial issues such as breach of contract, fraud and tortious interference claims. Most recently, he was counsel in two five-week jury trials involving successful prosecution of breach of contract and trade secret misappropriation and claims involving proper ownership and inventorship of fuel injector patents, as well as a four-week jury trial involving copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation and breach of contract claims. Mr. Commins also has defended companies investigated by federal and state regulatory agencies and provided antitrust and environmental counseling to his clients. Mr. Commins is a contributor to BakerHostetler’s Antitrust Advocate blog, providing informative commentary on the latest developments in the antitrust litigation sector.
Mr. Commins has been named a 2012 Washington, D.C., “Super Lawyer” in the area of Antitrust Litigation.
Mr. Commins is a member of the American Bar Association and has done pro bono work for the Archdiocesan Legal Network. In January 2012, Mr. Commins presented a CLE program to The Cleveland Intellectual Property law Association (CIPLA) entitled, “The Intersection of Antitrust and Intellectual Property: Basic Principles, Standard Setting Organizations and Patent Pools.”
5/21/2013 - Federal Court Approves Final Settlement in Southeast Dairy Litigation
4/9/2013 - Milk Case Named One of Six Worldwide Finalists in Global Competition Review’s Third Annual GCR Awards
1/22/2013 - Southeastern Milk Antitrust Litigation Concludes with $158,600,000 Settlement with Dairy Farmers of America and Related Entities
“The team of Bob Abrams, Greg Baker, Greg Commins, Gil Keteltas and Terry Sullivan have been representing Caterpillar in complex litigation for more than two decades and have done a remarkable job...”Read More>>
—James M. Rooney, Deputy General Counsel and head of litigation, Caterpillar Inc.