Anthony (Tony) A. Bongiorno has extensive jury trial experience in a variety of commercial matters and serves as the partner-in-charge of the Firm’s Boston office. Tony has successfully tried cases in various federal and state courts around the country. In addition to his significant jury trial experience, Tony has also tried matters under the auspices of the American Arbitration Association, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution and the International Chamber of Commerce. Tony has represented clients in many industries, including energy, health care, biotech and construction.
Tony also dedicates a substantial portion of his practice to data privacy and data security matters, including issues arising from the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). He is currently representing clients in several class actions in this area, and speaks frequently on emerging federal and state laws and regulations related to data privacy and security.
In the ever-changing area of electronic discovery, Tony has worked with clients in developing comprehensive preservation protocols that have withstood scrutiny under recent case law, and has negotiated preservation orders in multi-party litigation.
In the employment area, Tony has represented publicly owned and privately held companies on employment and retirement issues, in disputes that arise under stock option plans, such as exercise, vesting and valuation, and on technology development.