John C. Vazquez

Vazquez John

John Vazquez focuses his practice on a broad spectrum of complex commercial litigation, including civil antitrust actions, class actions, securities and financial products litigation, and copyright and trademark disputes.


Representative Matters

Commercial Disputes
  • Represented the estate of the artist Robert Indiana in several multi-party litigations concerning the artist’s legacy and the rights to many of the artist’s most iconic works
  • Represented numerous actors and writers to protect their rights in connection with the bankruptcy of the Weinstein Company
  • Represented a well-known recording artist in litigation against a former manager
Class Actions
  • Obtained dismissal of claims for monetary relief against a dietary supplement company in class action alleging that the company falsely advertises the joint health benefits of its products
  • Represented digital advertising companies in putative class actions alleging they collected and used personal data of minors in violation of state and federal laws
Antitrust & Competition
  • Represented a generic pharmaceutical manufacturer against class action and individual claims under the Sherman Act arising from alleged "reverse payment" settlement of patent litigation
  • On behalf of a precious metals broker, won dismissal of all claims in litigation alleging illegal price fixing and commodities market manipulation
  • Represented television broadcasters in a class action challenging Major League Baseball's broadcast rules under the Sherman Act
Securities & Financial Services
  • Won dismissal of fraud claims brought by shareholders against the directors and officers of a company related to the company’s Initial Public Offering
  • Represented a seed capital investor in claims against a company and its founder alleging fraud in connection with a share repurchase transaction
  • Represented a number of clients in various actions related to losses on mortgage backed securities and collateralized debt obligations
  • Counseled an FDIC bank in investigating and addressing suspected self-dealing transactions by an officer of the bank




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

Bar Admissions

  • New York

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York