Julia R. McGrath

Julia R. McGrath

Associate

215-399-4784
jmcgrath@lowey.com
Office

Julia McGrath focuses her practice on fraud in financial markets and the pharmaceutical industry, prosecuting violations of the Sherman Act, the Clayton Act, the Commodities Exchange Act, RICO, and consumer protection laws. She represents clients ranging from individual consumers, to institutional investors, to Fortune 100 companies.

In the financial industry, Ms. McGrath represents investors litigating against some of the world’s largest financial institutions for the alleged manipulation of global financial benchmarks in Sullivan v. Barclays PLC et al., No. 13-cv-2811 (PKC) (S.D.N.Y.) (“Euribor”); Sonterra Capital Master Fund Ltd. v. Credit Suisse Group AG et al., No. 15-cv-0871 (SHS) (S.D.N.Y.) (“Swiss Franc LIBOR”); and In re London Silver Fixing Ltd. Antitrust Litigation, No. 14-md-2573-VEC (S.D.N.Y.) (“Silver Fix”). In the bond market, where some of the world’s largest dealers allegedly conspired to fix prices, Ms. McGrath represents investors in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac debt securities in City of Birmingham Retirement and Relief System, et al. v. Bank of America, N.A., et al., No. 19-cv-1704 (JSR) (S.D.N.Y.) and Joseph M. Torsella v. Bank of America, N.A., et al., No. 19-cv-2438 (JSR) (S.D.N.Y.).

In the healthcare industry, Ms. McGrath has represented or currently represents health insurers prosecuting individual claims in prominent, national litigation, such as the price-fixing antitrust case, In Re: Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust Litigation, No. 16-md-02724 (CMR) (E.D. Pa.) and pay-for-delay antitrust case, In re: Aggrenox Antitrust Litig., 14-md-2516 (SRU) (D. Conn). She also represents health benefit funds and end-payor-purchasers in antitrust class action litigation, such as the RICO case, In Re: Ranbaxy Generic Drug Application Antitrust Litigation, No. 19-MD-02878 (NMG) (D. Mass).

Prior to law school, Ms. McGrath had a successful career in government and politics. She worked on political campaigns at the local, state, and federal level. She’s advised top-tier congressional, gubernatorial, and U.S. Senate candidates in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She most recently served as the Finance Director for U.S. Senator Bob Casey.

Ms. McGrath began her public service career as a Legislative Aide for the Pennsylvania Senate. In 2013, she was appointed by President Obama to serve under the Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator of the U.S. General Services Administration. Prior to joining Lowey Dannenberg, she lobbied for a major Philadelphia law firm.

Education:

B.A. Boston University (2007)

J.D.Temple University Beasley School of Law (2016), cum laude

Bar/Court Admissions:

Pennsylvania

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

 

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