Anthony J. Diana

Anthony is a litigation partner in the Records & E-Discovery and IP, Information & Innovation groups. He focuses his practice on commercial litigation, internal and regulatory investigations, electronic discovery and information governance, and data privacy and security.

Anthony has represented clients in complex litigations, including class actions and multi-district litigations, involving alleged violations of state and federal securities laws, antitrust and anti-competitive laws, and RICO laws. He has prosecuted and defended breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, and lender liability claims, and counseled clients regarding mass tort liability, settlement strategy, and potential claims against plaintiffs’ counsel and experts. He has also represented creditors in prosecuting claims against debtor’s estate, and defended parties in adversary actions involving preference claims, fraudulent conveyance claims, and commercial non-bankruptcy law claims.
Anthony has conducted numerous internal investigations for potential liability and violations of laws and/or regulations on behalf of audit committees and general counsel offices in connection with inquiries from regulators, auditors, and plaintiffs. Anthony has presented and defended the findings of investigations before regulators, including FINRA, the Federal Reserve, SEC and PCAOB, and auditors.

Anthony is a recognized leader in e-discovery and information governance issues, nationally ranked in this area by Chambers. Anthony has counseled large financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies and manufacturers on all aspects of the discovery and management of electronic information, including: the development of policies and procedures for the preservation, collection, review, and production of electronically stored information; the development of policies and procedures regarding the governance of information within various technologies, including internal and external social media, WiFi, BYOD, among others; the development of data source catalogues, disclosures, and responses relating to electronically stored information; the remediation of large volumes of legacy data (paper and electronic); and the defense of electronic discovery and information governance policies and procedures before federal regulators and the courts. Anthony has been an editor of the Electronic Discovery Deskbook, a treatise published by PLI, since its original publication in 2009. He is a frequent speaker on electronic discovery and information governance issues and has published numerous articles on these topics.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Records & E-Discovery, 2) Information Technology, 3) Privacy & Data Security, 4) Financial Services Litigation, 5) Financial Services Regulatory, 6) Antitrust & Competition, 7) Government Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense, 8) Litigation & Dispute Resolution and 9) FinTec
Law School Columbia Law School(J.D.,1993)
Education University of Pennsylvania (B.A.,1990)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw LLP
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