Nicholas A. Lotito

Nicholas A. Lotito

Atlanta, Georgia
Rated By Super Lawyers | Nicholas A Lotito | 10 Years

Areas of Practice

  • 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

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1975
  • Emory University
    • B.A. - 1971
    • Major: History

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 on criminal defense and antitrust
  • Expert Legal Commentator, Featured on Court TV

Honors and Awards

  • Special Achievement Award, U.S. Department of Justice
  • President's Award, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2011
  • Georgia Trend Legal Elite, 2012, 2014
  • Super Lawyers, 2005-2014

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, Board Member, Former 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