Tony is a corporate securities attorney with more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry and global capital markets. As a business lawyer, Tony has executed a wide range of complex transactions and created financial solutions for some of the world’s leading financial institutions and major corporations.
Prior to joining Michael Best, Tony was a member full-service law firm Forrest Firm, where he specialized in capital markets, fund formations, and helping clients navigate significant transactions. Previously, he was a Managing Director with Patomak Global Partners, a regulatory compliance consulting firm, where he advised broker-dealers and investment funds on compliance policies and procedures and regulatory investigations and orders. Earlier, Tony was a senior lawyer in various legal, compliance, and business positions at Credit Suisse in New York and London. He was a FINRA-qualified registered representative and principal with supervisory responsibilities in fixed income sales and trading, and was a portfolio manager in the asset management division, where he managed a pool of distressed assets and special situations investments.
Before joining Credit Suisse, Tony’s roles included serving as Managing Director and General Counsel of GE Capital’s registered broker-dealer and capital markets group, as a Director at Nomura Securities International, where he was general counsel of its U.S. investment advisory also previously served as General Counsel to a private specialty finance company. He began his legal career as a corporate finance associate at Brown & Wood, a New York law firm, now part of Sidley & Austin.
Tony is active in his community. Most recently, he completed the fundraising, historical preservation tax credit financing, and project development for the restoration of an historical property in Charlottesville, Virginia.