Tony has a broad range of experience with publicly held and large privately held businesses in both the law firm and corporate setting. His diverse practice encompasses many areas, including mergers and acquisitions, international business matters and various other areas of commercial and business law. Tony has represented U.S. companies in their international activities and foreign companies in their operations in the United States. He also has extensive experience representing healthcare providers in a variety of strategic business transactions and has represented industrial companies and financial institutions in complex commercial transactions, including financial derivatives and swap transactions.
Before joining the firm, Tony spent 11 years as in-house counsel at Noveon, Inc. (formerly the specialty chemicals business segment of The B.F. Goodrich Company) and The B.F. Goodrich Company in a number of positions, most recently serving as Group Counsel to Noveon’s Performance Coatings Group. In this position, he was primary legal counsel to Noveon’s largest business unit, responsible for advising its global operations on all legal matters, and had additional responsibilities as primary legal counsel to Noveon’s corporate global purchasing, tax and treasury functions. Tony began his legal career as an associate attorney with another major Cleveland, Ohio law firm where his practice focused on corporate and securities law.