With extensive experience in representing individuals and businesses throughout the New York City metropolitan area, Anthony J. Harwood has built a reputation as a leader in commercial litigation, professional liability and white collar criminal defense. The founder of his own firm, Mr. Harwood has tried cases in both federal and state courts involving a variety of matters, including real estate disputes, intellectual property infringement and securities fraud.
After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in history from Cornell University in 1983, Mr. Harwood went on to attend Fordham University School of Law. While in law school, he served on the Fordham Law Review before being awarded his Juris Doctor in 1987. After graduation, Mr. Harwood served for a year as a clerk for a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York before becoming an associate at a prestigious New York City law firm in 1988. Highly regarded by his fellow professionals, he has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.
Admitted to practice in New York, Mr. Harwood is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 5th and Federal Circuits. Active in a variety of legal organizations, he is a member of the Professional Ethics Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York as well as a member of the Committee on Professional Ethics of the New York State Bar Association. Mr. Harwood is also an active participant in the Federal Bar Council.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.