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Tony Harwood

tony.harwood@aharwoodlaw.com
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Phone: (212) 867-6820
Fax: (212) 937-3167

260 Madison Ave 8th Floor
New York, New York 10016

Biography

Tony Harwood has built a strong reputation in New York as a leader in commercial litigation and appeals, employment law, securities fraud and professional liability. He has over 25 years of experience representing investors, securities professionals and companies in securities fraud lawsuits, arbitrations and investigations. He represents employees and employers in lawsuits, arbitration, mediation, contract negotiations and investigations. He also represents clients in entertainment, real estate and intellectual property disputes. Before founding his firm in 2009, Tony practiced law with some of the nation’s leading law firms in high stakes litigation.

Tony's peers rank him at the highest level of professional and ethical excellence. He has served as both chairperson and member of bar association committees devoted to ethics in the law. He was selected to the Super Lawyers list for the New York Metropolitan area from 2016 to present, and has long enjoyed an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell. He is a frequent author and presenter on legal ethics, securities fraud, arbitration, mediation and intellectual property.

Education

J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 1987
Honors: Fordham Law Review, Dean’s List

B.A, Cornell University, 1983

Bar Admissions New York
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit
Professional Associations

New York State Bar Association, Commercial and Federal Litigation Section
Executive Committee Member
Co-Chair of the Ethics and Professionalism Committee 2004-2021
Co-Chair of the Legislative and Judicial Initiatives Committee
Securities Law Committee Member

American Bar Association
Litigation Section Member

Honors
  • “AV–Preeminent” Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers
Prior Employment
  • Labaton Sucharow LLP, Counsel, 2005 to 2009
  • Holland & Knight, Associate/Counsel, 1992 to 2005
  • Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler, Associate, 1988 to 1992
  • Honorable William C. Conner, Unites States District Judge, Southern District of New York, Law Clerk, 1987 to 1988
Client Reviews
★★★★★
“Tony's advice to me was invaluable in recent job transitions. Under a compressed time line Tony provided expert advice. Drawing on his deep knowledge and experience in the field of employment law, he gave me guidelines for negotiation and the comfort required to move forward with the resulting agreements.” Mary Ann Cate
★★★★★
"Tony Harwood is extremely ethical and knowledgeable in the law. He took all the anxiety out of the process, helping a difficult matter be resolved smoothly and as amicably as possible." Stuart Baron
★★★★★
“Anthony Harwood has represented me in multiple cases over the years. Tony’s expert advice was invaluable and having him by my side gave me all the confidence I needed during negotiations. His attention to details and deep knowledge of the law helped me achieve the desired outcome and I am extremely happy to have had him on my team.” Tigran Antonyan