Anthony (Tony) Upshaw represents clients on product defense, class action, mass tort and complex civil litigation. Over the course of his career, Tony has tried more than 30 civil jury trials to verdict.

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  • Serves as national trial counsel for Monsanto in polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) litigation
  • Serves as a member of the McDermott team that serves as national coordinating counsel for Honeywell International’s Bendix asbestos docket
  • Served as lead counsel for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company in the individual follow-up cases to the national flight attendant class action lawsuit against the tobacco industry

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  • The Legal 500 2019
  • Diversity & The Bar Top 10 Rainmakers, 2017
  • Benchmark Litigation 2016 to 2019

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  • American Bar Association, former member of the Board of Governors, Racial and Ethnic Diversity Commission and Co-Chair of the Litigation Section Haiti Project
  • Florida Bar
  • Miami-Dade County Bar Association, chair of the 2015 Inclusion Initiative, and former president of the Young Lawyers Section
  • 11th Circuit Court Committee on Professionalism


University of Miami School of Law, JD, 1990
United States Coast Guard Academy, BS, 1982

District of Columbia

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US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
US District Court for the Middle District of Florida

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Anthony N. Upshaw

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