Summary

Anthony is an attorney in Taft’s Real Estate practice. His experience includes representing commercial real estate clients in the acquisition, disposition, leasing and development of real property.

As a trusted advisor to his clients, Anthony provides strategic support to shopping center owners and other retail clients in their development, expansion and improvement relocations, legal creation of outparcels and the acquisition and disposition of outparcels and shopping centers.

Additionally, Anthony has significant experience representing telecommunications site owners for the development, acquisition and disposition of cellular towers, rooftop communications facilities and related sites.

Anthony was recognized by the National LGBT Bar Association as one of America’s 40 Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 for being distinguished in his field and for demonstrating a profound commitment to LGBT equality.

Awards

  • Honoree, 40 Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40, National LGBT Bar Association (2015)

All Service Areas

Education

  • Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (2012)

    summa cum laude

Notable Matters

  • Represented a leading national real estate investment company in its multi-state portfolio dispositions of shopping center outparcels.
  • Represented a publicly traded REIT in its $1.93 billion joint venture acquisition of 71 shopping centers with one of the world’s leading investment firms.
  • Represented a national real estate management and development company in its conversion to a REIT.
  • Represented an industrial hose and conveyor belt manufacturer in its $1.6 billion sale to a German-based auto parts maker.
  • Represented a telecommunications company in its $500 million multi-state disposition of cellular communications towers and related facilities.
  • Represented a multi-billion dollar worldwide banking corporation in its investment in a large, 66-megawatt wind farm project spanning several privately owned properties.

Speeches and Publications

Professional Affiliations

  • International Council of Shopping Centers

    Member

  • American Bar Association

    Member

  • Ohio State Bar Association

    Member

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

    LGBT and Allies Committee, Founder and Co-Chair (2014-2017)

  • Urban Land Institute

    Member

Community Involvement

  • Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association

    Trustee

  • The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio

    LeadDIVERSITY Class of 2019

  • Dean's Diversity Council, Cleveland–Marshall College of Law

    Member

  • College Now Greater Cleveland

    Mentor (2012-2016)

  • Cleveland Gala, Human Rights Campaign

    Marketing Co-Chair (2012-2014)

  • Law and Leadership Institute

    Mentor (2013-2014)

  • Plexus LGBT & Allied Chamber of Commerce

    Member