Larry Gangnes represents publicly and privately-held companies in securities, antitrust and complex commercial litigation matters. He counsels clients in multiple industries, including retail, forest products, technology, health care insurers and financial institutions, and their directors and officers. READ MORE
Larry is a leader at Lane Powell, having served as Chair of the firm’s Antitrust and Trade Regulation Practice Group and Chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation/Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Practice Group.
In addition to general securities, antitrust and complex commercial litigation matters, Larry also counsels clients on matters related to:
His experience includes serving as:
Larry has also represented Nordstrom and other defendants in federal antitrust cases or class actions in New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, California and Washington. He has argued appeals in the Washington Supreme Court and U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Before joining the Firm in 1977, he was a Law Clerk with the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and a Trial Attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division in Washington, D.C., where he conducted grand jury investigations and was one of the trial counsel in U.S. v. Mid-America Dairymen (E.D. Mo.), and in the first felony prosecution under the Sherman Act, U.S. v. Jack Foley Realty, 598 F.2d 1323 (4th Cir. 1979).
U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Trial Attorney (1975-1977)
U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Law Clerk (1973-1974)
American Health Lawyers Association, Member
American Bar Association Antitrust Section, Member
Washington State Bar Association, Member
National Association of Corporate Directors, Former Member
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Member
Forty-four Lane Powell Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers in Washington for 2022
The Best Lawyers in America©, Antitrust Law (2024)
"Washington Super Lawyer," Thomson Reuters, Antitrust Litigation and Securities Litigation (2003-2022)
AV Preeminent® in Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™
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