Abiel Garcia is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is a member of the Antitrust and Competition Practice Group.
Mr. Garcia has experience in a variety of health care and pharmaceutical antitrust conduct matters, as well as a diverse experience in merger clearance review. Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Garcia was a Deputy Attorney General for the State of California Attorney General’s Office. In that position, he handled the California-specific issues in the F.T.C. v. Sysco/US Foods merger investigation and preliminary injunction hearing. He also worked on a variety of health care conduct investigations that included a diverse array of issues such as hospital contracting practices, physician-hospital collaborations, FDA regulatory pathways, reverse payments, product hopping, REMS abuse, and many others.
Mr. Garcia is a contributor to and author of multiple chapters in the California Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Treatise, writing on such topics as horizontal and vertical competition, the health care industry, and others. He is also a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Antitrust Section Executive Committee.
Mr. Garcia received his Juris Doctor from Columbia Law School in 2012, where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. Prior to law school, Mr. Garcia graduated from Occidental College in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in economics.
Mr. Garcia is a member of the State Bar of California.
Columbia University - 2012 Juris Doctor
Occidental College - 2009 Bachelor of Arts