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John Carriel
Senior Associate
Washington, DC
1775 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 375
Washington DC 20006
TEL: (202) 899-4111
FAX: (612) 336-9100
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John A. Carriel

John’s practice focuses on complex antitrust and financial litigation, including class action litigation relating to securities and cryptocurrencies. He has experience in many aspects of litigation, including pre-suit investigation, case initiation, pre-trial motion practice and hearings, discovery, and class certification. 

Prior to joining Zelle, John was an associate at a national securities plaintiffs’ class action law firm, where he represented clients in derivative lawsuits and class actions. During law school, he interned for the Enforcement and Investment Management Divisions of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Legal Division of the Consumer Financial Projection Bureau. In addition, he worked as a summer associate for a midsize business law firm in New York.

Representative Matters

Member of the team that represents Freddie Mac and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as Receiver for 38 Closed Banks in the LIBOR antitrust litigation. 

Articles & Presentations

"M-U-N-I: Evidencing the Inadequacies of the Municipal Securities Regulatory Framework," 1 BUS. ENTREPRENEURSHIP & TAX L. REV. 528 (2017)

Professional Affiliations

Pro Bono Activities


Named a Rising Star by Washington, DC Super Lawyers, 2021, 2022

Named a member of 2020 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll

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