Conducted a six-week trial in “bet the farm” litigation involving a very large residential project in Philadelphia against a national homebuilder.
Prepared for month long $15 million, 25-party jury trial involving site, mechanical, and building envelope defects in a 152-home high-end residential project organized as a condominium.
Took and defended multiple depositions in $4 million matter involving allegations of defective design in construction of 84-home residential community.
Successfully moved for summary judgment in AAA action brought by prime contractor against our public entity client, effectively reducing opponent’s claim from $785,000 to $25,000 with no ultimate recovery against our client.
Worked side-by-side with expert consultants preparing and defending claims for delay, liquidated damages, and construction and design defects.
Independently represented clients at mediations and arbitrations.
Handled cases involving voluminous documents, including those with over 100,000 documents.
Anthony represents a wide-range of construction-industry related clients in every stage of litigation from discovery and pre-trial practice to trial, post-trial motions, and appeals. He works on public and private projects and assists clients with filing and defending bond claims and mechanics’ liens. He also represents clients in construction defect matters. Anthony has represented clients in multiple jurisdictions and alternative dispute resolution forums including mediation and arbitration before the AAA and in private settings.
Anthony serves on the firm’s Best Practices Committee and is an active Habitat for Humanity supporter, volunteering through the Philadelphia Bar Association and through the firm’s partnership with Habitat’s Philadelphia chapter.
Before joining Cohen Seglias, Anthony served as an intern for The Honorable Sylvia H. Rambo United States District Court, Middle Pennsylvania and Justice A. Michael Eakin of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. While in law school, Anthony authored, “Congressional Creativity: The Post-Chada Struggle for Agency Control in the Era of Presidential Signing Statements,” 112 Penn St. L. Rev. 1125, and was the managing editor of the Penn State Law Review.