Business Law

ANTHONY R. CARUSO is an accomplished attorney, entrepreneur, professor and business strategist. He has a broad range of significant experience in corporate and commercial transactions including the representation of business, sports and entertainment ventures including negotiation and drafting of business agreements, purchase and sale of businesses, commercial leases, intellectual property protection, land use and development, licensing and franchising.

Some of his achievements include:

  • Founding executive of an internet based real estate services company that revolutionized the way real estate was marketed and sold on the web. The company grew to over 300 employees and was ultimately acquired by an international organization.
  • Appointed as Counsel to New Jersey Governor James Florio, advising in the areas of economic development, land use development and planning, housing, finance, and gaming.
  • Headed team of attorneys in the negotiation and sale of a financial advisory services corporation to a public company
  • Negotiated and drafted documentation for startup entities
  • Managed substantial private equity financing transactions and structured all legal, financial and business operations for various start-up and existing entities in the areas of real estate, sports, consumer services, and entertainment production
  • Appointed as counsel for various municipal agencies including special counsel for redevelopment for the City of Asbury Park
  • Represented Fortune 500 companies in corporate transactions and land use development projects
  • Served as legal intern to the Hon. Dickinson R. Debevoise, U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • Served as law secretary to the Hon. Marshall Selikoff, J.S.C., Law Division, Monmouth County, New Jersey

He has appeared on various television networks including CBS, NBC, FOX, MSNBC and E! News, and is routinely requested by the media for his advice and comment on current issues.

He has lectured at Princeton University, Rutgers University, Belmont University and Seton Hall School of Law, and serves on the adjunct faculty at NYU. He has authored law essays and research articles including recently in Business and Technology Journal of the University of Maryland Law School and in “Entertainment Media Law Strategies”. He has served on the boards of various charitable organizations and banking institutions.