JONATHAN W. CUNEO is the founding member of Cuneo Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP, and its predecessor firms (including the Cuneo Law Group, PC). Mr. Cuneo has over twenty years of experience successfully representing plaintiffs in complex antitrust, civil and human rights, consumer protection, corporate governance, and securities class actions before federal and state courts. He also has extensive experience representing a diverse array of clients (including professional associations, businesses, and unions) with respect to public policy matters before Congress, the executive branch, and independent federal agencies.
Mr. Cuneo brings to his legal practice the benefit of nearly a decade of government service, first as an attorney in the Office of the General Counsel of the Federal Trade Commission (1978-1981) and then as Counsel to the Subcommittee on Monopolies and Commercial Law of the U.S. House of Representative's Committee on the Judiciary (1981-1986). He began his legal career as a law clerk to Judge Edward Tamm of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (1977-1978).
The class action bar looks to Mr. Cuneo as one of its key leaders in Washington. He serves as General Counsel and Legislative Representative of the Committee to Support the Antitrust Laws. He recently served as General Counsel of the National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys.
Mr. Cuneo has been widely recognized for his achievements as a class action litigator. In 2006, the Trial Lawyers for Public Justice selected him as a finalist for its Trial Lawyer of the Year award. He is listed in Who's Who in American Law and enjoys Martindale-Hubbell's highest (AV) rating.
In addition to practicing law, Mr. Cuneo has lectured widely and published extensively on antitrust law, class action litigation, and other legal subjects. His publications include articles in Class Action Reports, the Georgetown Law Journal, The Nation, and the Legal Times. He serves on the editorial board of Class Action Reports.