Nicholas A. Lotito

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Nicholas A. Lotito is an attorney with more than 30 years of experience in criminal law. He has lectured Georgia attorneys on legal topics, and appeared as an expert legal commentator on the cable network Tru TV (formerly Court TV) and other major television stations. A former trial attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Mr. Lotito received the department's special achievement award for his excellent work. He is a past president of the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and has chaired its Amicus Committee.

Published Works

"Evolution of Antitrust Prosecutions and Implications of Federal Sentencing Guidelines: Real Time for Real Crime", Georgia State Bar Journal, Fall, 1994

"Departures and Charge Bargaining Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines", White Collar Crime Symposium, New England School of Law, February, 2000

"Criminal Antitrust Prosecutions-Amnesty, Immunity and Sentencing Guideline Issues from the Defense Perspective", Antitrust and Unfair Competition, Special Supplement, Fulton Daily Report, December, 1994


Lecturer, Various Topics for Lawyers at CLE Seminars

Expert Legal Commentator, Featured on Court TV

Honors and Awards

Special Achievement Award, U.S. Department of Justice

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association, Criminal, Antitrust, and Litigation Sections, Member

State Bar of Georgia, Criminal and Antitrust Sections, Member

Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Past-President, Board of Directors

Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Chairman, Amicus Committee

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

1000 Lawyers for Justice, Steering Committee

Task Force on Municipal Court Reform, Member

World Literacy Initiative, Member, Chairperson, 2001 - Present

Lawyers Club of Atlanta, Member

Lamar Inn of Court, Member

Past Employment Positions

Federal Trade Commission, Attorney, 1975 - 1976

United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, Trial Attorney, 1976 - 1982

(Also Member, Davis, Zipperman, Kirschenbaum & Lotito, LLP)

Areas of Practice (13)

  • Criminal Defense
  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • State Criminal Defense
  • White Collar Crimes
  • Criminal Antitrust Litigation
  • Amnesty Applications
  • Computer and Internet Crimes
  • Federal Criminal Fraud Charges
  • Federal Criminal Theft Charges
  • State Criminal Fraud Charges
  • State Criminal Theft Charges
  • Drug Offenses
  • Criminal Appeals

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-796-8961  Phone
404-688-2000  Phone
404-872-1622  Fax
University Attended:
Emory University, B.A., History, 1971
Law School Attended:
University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, J.D., 1975
Year of First Admission:
1975, Georgia, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia; U.S. Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court; Supreme Court of Georgia

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Atlanta, Georgia

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