Anthony M. Fassano is an Associate in the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group and maintains a diverse commercial and complex civil litigation practice. He represents a wide range of clients, including individuals, small and large companies, and governmental entities in state and federal courts in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Anthony represents clients in a variety of matters, including environmental and toxic tort litigation, insurance matters, criminal matters, contract disputes and licensing agreements.
Prior to joining Archer, Anthony was an attorney in the Solicitor’s Office of the United States Department of Labor, where he handled all aspects of Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) cases as part of the MSHA Litigation Backlog Project.
Previous to joining the Department of Labor, Anthony spent several years with Morgan, Lewis & Bockius as an Associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. Prior to that, he was a staff attorney with the Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, PA.
During law school, Anthony served as a legal intern in the U.S. Attorney’s office in Camden, NJ. Prior to that, he served as a legal intern for Chief Justice Stuart Rabner in Fairfield, NJ.
- Obtained summary judgment for a homeowner who had been sued by a contractor for alleged injuries he suffered performing construction on the home.
Professional and Community Involvement
- Third Circuit Bar Association
- Adjunct Professor of English, Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ (2004-2007)
- Collingswood Youth Flag Football Coach
Awards and Recognition
Named to Best Lawyers in America as “Ones to Watch” for Commercial Litigation (2021, 2022)
Articles and Publications
- Co-Author, The Houston Astros Stole Bases and Signs – But Did They Also Steal Trade Secrets?, IPWatchdog (August 2021)
- Author, Third Circuit Grants Rule 38 Motion Against Attorney who Copy-and-Pasted Appellate Brief, On Appeal, Bar Association for the Third Federal Circuit (August 2021)
- Co-Author, The Houston Astros Stole Signs, But Did They Also Steal Trade Secrets?, Archer & Greiner, P.C., Client Advisory, July 2, 2021
- Co-Author, Instead of Clarifying Trademark Law, Brunetti Provides the Roadmap for Future Uncertainty, New Jersey Lawyer (October 2020)
- Co-Author, Bad Contracting Can Leave a Bad Taste in Your Mouth, Archer Client Advisory (August 2020)
- Co-Author, ‘What You Don’t Know, [Can] Hurt You’ — ERISA’s Statute Of Limitations Conundrum, Bloomberg Tax (November 2019)
- Co-Author, Lawyers, Data Privacy, Cybersecurity and the Ethics Rules, The Barrister (May 2019)
- Co-Author, The Potential Pitfalls to Hiring Candidates with Noncompete Agreements, Human Resource Executive (May 2019)
- Third Circuit Explains What Constitutes a “Final Decision” and Reverses an Order to Compel Arbitration; Cup v. Ampco Pittsburgh Corporation, 903 F.3d 58 (3d Cir. 2018), On Appeal, Volume XII, Number 3, Bar Association for the Third Federal Circuit (December 2018)
- Words Matter: Debt Collectors Who Are Not Careful with Their Language Could Be Open to Liability, Archer Client Advisory (December 2018)
- Eureka!: How to Strike Gold in California While Avoiding Its Anti-Non-Compete Agreement Policy, Archer Client Advisory (November 2018)
- Caution: Your Over Broad Non-Compete Agreement, Archer Client Advisory (September 2018)
- Landmark U.S. Supreme Court Decision Paves the Way for Legalized Sports Betting, Archer Client Advisory (May 2018)
- What’s in your Wallet? Apparently, a Default Judgment: Statute of Limitations for FDCPA Claims Runs when the Violation Occurs, Archer Client Advisory (May 2018)
- The Assault Continues: Recent Developments Would Severely Curtail Employers’ Rights to Enforce Non-Compete Agreements, Archer Client Advisory (May 2018)
- Note, The Rashoman Effect, Jury Instructions, and Peremptory Challenges: Rethinking Hernandez v. New York, 40 Rutgers L.J. 783 (2010)