Jackson Lewis P.C.

William Anthony

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Practice Areas

As firm Co-Chair, Mr. Anthony responsible for Jackson Lewis’ strategy, day-to-day administration and management along with Co-Chair Kevin Lauri. Mr. Anthony has handled class and collective actions in fifteen states, including wage and hour claims for alleged “off the clock work,” improper calculation of the regular rate, misclassification of employees, and failure to pay tipped employees correctly. He has been defending employment claims for almost thirty years and has first chaired trials in many states. He also provides training on management skills, discrimination, harassment, wage/hour and disabilities management issues.


Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Anthony joined Jackson Lewis’ San Francisco office. He transferred to Morristown in 1991, the Hartford office in 2000, and moved to the Albany office in 2012. While in Hartford, Mr. Anthony served as Managing Partner from 2000-2008. Mr. Anthony was the inaugural Chair of the firm’s Diversity Committee..

Professional Memberships

New York State, Connecticut, New Jersey and California (inactive member) Bar Associations; Past President, Connecticut Lawyers Collaborative for Diversity.


Christian Brothers Academy, 1981; Hamilton College, B.A. 1985; Boston University, J.D. 1989. When not practicing law, Mr. Anthony spends time at Lake George with his family and friends.