Tony is an accomplished litigator and has achieved favorable results for his clients though verdicts and settlements. His diverse practice encompasses complex cases in product liability, medical malpractice, personal injury, premises liability, sexual abuse, liquor liability, toxic torts including asbestos, employment discrimination, and business disputes.
He has handled product liability claims on behalf of local, national and international product manufacturers, distributors and retailers. The claims have involved all kinds of products, including power tools, lawn and garden equipment, motor vehicles, construction machinery, household appliances, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, children’s play equipment, and other consumer goods. His practice encompasses matters not just in Massachusetts, but throughout New England and in states around the country.
His medical malpractice cases have involved claims of negligence by all types of medical providers; failure to diagnose cancer and other illnesses; failure to recognize and diagnose child abuse; surgical malpractice; lack of informed consent; misfiling of prescriptions; and inadequate and improper psychiatric and psychological counseling.
In addition to his trial successes, Tony has won numerous pre-trial dismissals of significant cases, has been successful in appellate matters in both Massachusetts and Virginia, has deposed expert witnesses around the country, and has widely published and spoken on diverse legal topics.
Tony has been active in pro bono work. He has represented a volunteer emergency rescue worker injured at the World Trade Center after 9/11, victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, an indigent person who was being wrongly evicted from her home, and a family who was being targeted and harassed due to their race. Tony has also served on both the Civil Litigation and Health Law section councils for the Massachusetts Bar Association.
Areas of Practice
- College of William and Mary Law School 1995
- Dartmouth College 1992
- Deerfield Academy 1988
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
- United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
- United States District Court for the District of Vermont
- Commonwealth of Virginia
- United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
- United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia