Gregory W. Langsdale 

Special Counsel – Washington
T.+1 202 862 2267
greg.langsdale@cwt.com
700 Sixth Street, N.W.
Washington , DC 20001 V-CARD

Greg Langsdale represents clients in complex commercial litigation and arbitration concerning a broad range of issues, including contract disputes, business torts, theft of trade secrets, commodities litigation, dealer terminations and antitrust claims. He also provides counseling regarding supplier-distributor relationships, beer franchise laws and alcoholic beverage control regulations. Greg was named a "Rising Star" in Washington, D.C., by Super Lawyers magazine (2015).

Greg is dedicated to providing counsel pro bono and has successfully represented clients in immigration court, DC Superior Court and before the DC Office of Police Complaints. He led teams that won asylum in 2008 for a client who fled religious persecution in Benin and in 2012 for a client who survived war crimes inflicted during the Liberian Civil War.

A graduate of Wake Forest University, cum laude, Greg earned his J.D., with honors, from the George Washington University Law School, where he served as Notes Editor on The George Washington Law Review. During law school, Greg taught Legal Research and Writing to first-year law students, attended the GW-Oxford International Human Rights Law Program, and worked as a law clerk for several sections of the United States Department of Justice, including the Aviation and Admiralty Litigation Section, Domestic Security Section and Environmental Enforcement Section.

Following law school, Greg served as a clerk for the Honorable James F. McClure, Jr., United States District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. He is admitted in Pennsylvania and the District of Columbia.

  • Pizza Hut, Inc., et. al. v. Dairy Farmers of America. Represented nation's largest dairy cooperative on claims related to allegations of manipulation of spot cheese market and milk futures contracts.  
  • Warren Distributing, et al. v. InBev USA & Anheuser-Busch, Inc. Jury verdict in favor of Anheuser-Busch in federal court in Camden, New Jersey, in a case brought by terminated distributors of InBev brands.
  • Ginsburg v. InBev nv/sa and Anheuser-Busch Companies, Inc. Denial of preliminary injunction to stop the merger of InBev nv/sa and Anheuser-Busch.
  • Novelis Corporation v. Anheuser-Busch, Inc. Summary judgment for Anheuser-Busch in a contract dispute relating to the purchase of aluminum can sheet.
Gregory W. Langsdale 

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia

Clerkship

  • Hon. James F. McClure Jr.
    U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania

Education

  • George Washington University Law School
    J.D., 2005, with honors
  • Wake Forest University
    B.A., 2002, cum laude

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