William J. Anthony is Firm Co-Chair and a Principal in the Albany office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Mr. Anthony is the former Head of the firm’s National Class Action Practice Group. He served as Managing Principal of the Hartford office from 2000 until 2008. Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Anthony joined the San Francisco office of Jackson Lewis. He transferred to the firm's Morristown office in 1991, the Hartford office in 2000 and moved to our Albany office in 2012.
Mr. Anthony was named one of the “Leaders in their Field” in the 2010, 2011 and 2012 Chambers USA Legal Guide. He was also given the Hartford Business Journal’s Leadership in Diversity Award in 2010. In both 2006 and 2007, Mr. Anthony was designated a “Connecticut Super Lawyer,” and in 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 and 2012 he was named a “New England Super Lawyer.”
Among his published works, Mr. Anthony co-authored "What to do When Workers Can't Work," (New Jersey Law Journal, April 11, 1994), “Defending claims of Retaliatory Discipline,” (Connecticut Law Tribune, April 19, 2004), “Potential Disaster: The Employee Blogger,” (Connecticut Law Tribune, January, 2007), “The Danger of Bringing Stereotypes to Work,” (Connecticut Bar Association Labor & Employment Law Quarterly, Spring 2007), and “Be Careful When Reining in Social Media Use,” (Connecticut Law Tribune, October 25, 2010).
Mr. Anthony is a Past President of the Connecticut Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity. He is a member of the State Bars of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Mr. Anthony is also an inactive member of the State Bar of California (inactive).
Mr. Anthony graduated from Boston University School of Law in 1989.