Jeffrey Gittleman

Partner | Chair Global Competition and Antitrust Law

Jeffrey Gittleman

Partner | Chair Global Competition and Antitrust Law

Jeffrey is a partner based in our Philadelphia office. For over 25 years, he has played a key role on teams prosecuting antitrust class actions against global cartels. Jeffrey currently represents businesses, health and welfare funds and individuals harmed by anti-competitive conduct in class actions, stand-alone actions and collective actions.  

As a seasoned litigator, Jeffrey has extensive experience in managing all aspects of high-stakes litigation. In addition to his competition practice, he has successfully represented individuals and businesses in a wide range of complex litigations including, consumer fraud class actions, shareholder derivative actions, and policyholder actions against insurance companies. Jeffrey has also represented international, state, county, municipal and Taft-Hartley pension funds in domestic and international securities fraud litigation. He has been a critical member of litigation teams who successfully prosecuted numerous landmark securities class actions that recovered billions of dollars for investors.  

Jeffrey is experienced in all aspects of litigation including overall strategy, discovery, trial, and resource management, including the direct management of partners, associates, paralegals, professional staff and outside vendors – including those that facilitate e-discovery and database storage.

As a nationally and internationally recognized authority on class action litigation, Jeffrey shares his experience in commentary – including a column on Global Competition and Antitrust Law.

He is also an accomplished speaker, select recent presentations include Global Class Actions & Mass Torts Conference April 2023 Competition: Price Fixing, Excessive Pricing and Anti-Competitive Agreements and Unlawful Practices; American Bar Association, Antitrust Law Section Civil Practice and Procedure Committee June 2021 Nuts and Bolts Discovery Series: Depositions; Philadelphia Bar Association June 2017 Navigating the Antitrust Labyrinth  

Areas of Expertise

Competition and Antitrust Litigation
Securities Litigation
Consumer Fraud Litigation
Class Action Litigation



New Jersey  

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania  

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey  

United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois  

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit  


American Association for Justice  

American Bar Association  

American Antitrust Institute  


Tulane University (B.A. 1993)
Temple University James E. Beasley School of Law (J.D. 1996)




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