Gregory E. Neppl is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Foley & Lardner. He is a member of the firmís Regulatory Department and its Antitrust Practice Group. His practice includes antitrust counseling, merger review and HSR notification preparation, government investigation response, antitrust compliance program development, and litigation of antitrust, intellectual property and commercial matters. Mr. Neppl has significant jury and bench trial experience from his private and government practices.
Prior to joining Foley & Lardner, Mr. Neppl served as Senior Antitrust and Regulatory Counsel for Litton Industries, Inc., a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation as of 2001. In that position, he provided day-to-day antitrust counseling; reviewed acquisitions, teaming agreements, strategic alliances and patent licenses for antitrust issues; prepared HSR notifications and facilitated agency approvals; responded to antitrust agency investigations and inquiries; and developed and implemented antitrust compliance training programs.
Mr. Neppl has also served as Trial Attorney with the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (Litigation II Section). In that position, he conducted numerous civil and criminal antitrust investigations. He also served as Special Assistant United States Attorney in Washington, D.C., where he prosecuted criminal matters in D.C. Superior Court.
Prior to joining the Department of Justice, Mr. Neppl practiced as a general commercial litigator in Tampa, Florida.
Mr. Neppl earned his J.D. with honors from Duke University in 1987, and his B.A., magna cum laude, from Duke University in 1984. He is admitted to the bars of Florida and the District of Columbia.