Joseph M. Alioto Jr.
Experienced Trial Attorney
Joe is a veteran trial lawyer, decorated former federal prosecutor, and resolute civil litigator. For over two decades he has been a stalwart defender of victims of crime, consumers, small businesses, and individuals who have been abused by large, powerful, or well-heeled Goliaths. Joe has appeared in the federal courts over 500 times and examined hundreds of witnesses at trial, before grand juries, and in evidentiary hearings.
Joe has been counsel of record on complex antitrust cases before the California Supreme Court and the Second, Sixth, Eighth, and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals. In 2010, Joe was named California Lawyer Attorney of the Year for Antitrust Law for his winning appeal before the California Supreme Court on behalf of a group of independent pharmacies against the major pharmaceutical companies, resulting in one of the most cited appellate decisions in California antitrust law over the past two decades. He has prosecuted price fixing, monopoly, and anticompetitive mergers against some of the largest corporations in the world, including Big Pharma, credit card banks, multinational beverage conglomerates, airlines, railroads, and others.