Overview Experience Byron L. Gregory Partner bgregory foley.com Download vCard Byron L. Gregory is a partner and litigation lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Gregory has been involved in and settled thousands of asbestos lawsuits representing both manufacturers and insurance companies (e.g., AIG and Allstate) throughout the United States, principally in connection with class actions. He is a member of the firm’s Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice. His practice focuses on antitrust, product liability, securities, intellectual property and insurance. Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Gregory was a partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP. He has represented manufacturers, insurance companies, finance companies and publishers. He has tried a number of significant cases related to antitrust, patents and trademarks, unfair competition, securities fraud, insurance, alcohol beverages, mass tort litigation, asbestos and tax liens. Mr. Gregory has been lead counsel in five significant intellectual property cases involving underground electrical equipment, recessed lighting, smoke detectors, carbonless copy paper, and trademark rights for a rock band. Publications and Presentations Mr. Gregory has spoken frequently on antitrust laws and the law of damages and equitable relief and has authored articles for law journals and continuing legal education programs on antitrust matters. Education Mr. Gregory’s J.D. degree was conferred by Northwestern University School of Law, and he holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University. Admissions and Professional Memberships Mr. Gregory is a member of the American, Illinois and Chicago bar associations. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Third, Sixth, Seventh, Eighth and Ninth Circuits; the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; and the Supreme Court of the United States. Recognition Mr. Gregory has been Peer Review Rated as AV® Preeminent™, the highest performance rating in Martindale-Hubbell's peer review rating system and was selected for inclusion in the 2005, 2009, 2010 and 2011 Illinois Super Lawyers® list.* *The Illinois Supreme Court does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and no award or recognition is a requirement to practice law in Illinois.