John C. Vazquez

Vazquez John
John Vazquez is an associate in Venable's Commercial Litigation Practice in the New York office. He is experienced in a broad spectrum of complex commercial litigation, including civil antitrust actions, class actions, securities and financial products litigation, bankruptcy litigation, and trade secret and commercial tort litigation.


Representative Matters

  • Represented television broadcasters in an antitrust action challenging Major League Baseball's broadcast rules.
  • Won dismissal of a putative class action alleging illegal price fixing and market manipulation in commodities markets.
  • Won dismissal of fraud and misrepresentation claims brought by investors against the directors of a publicly traded company related to the company's IPO.
  • Won an emergency restraining order preventing the hostile takeover of a client corporation.
  • Represented a number of clients in various actions related to losses on mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations.
  • Represented various securities broker-dealers in connection with regulatory investigations and enforcement actions.




  • J.D. New York University School of Law
  • B.A. University of Colorado-Denver

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York