Anthony J. Golowski II maintains an international commercial practice with a focus on corporate law and commercial litigation. He has extensive experience creating cost-effective solutions to address his clients’ legal and business needs.

Tony’s corporate practice includes serving as outside general counsel for several corporations, representing clients in purchase and sale transactions, and negotiating a broad range of contracts — including employment, non-disclosure, intellectual property licensing, and manufacturing agreements. He also provides regulatory and compliance advice, handles business formation issues, advises companies on employment law matters, and represents clients in tax audits. A significant part of Tony’s practice includes representing U.S. based clients in international transactions and working with foreign corporations to establish U.S. subsidiaries.     

With broad experience in commercial litigation, Tony also handles business dissolutions, insurance coverage and fraud matters, professional liability claims, employment disputes, and the defense of clients in matters involving regulatory and alcoholic beverage law violations. In addition, he advises clients regarding pending legislation, and he has represented clients challenging proposed legislation or seeking to enact changes to state and municipal laws.  

A representative sampling of Tony’s accomplishments include:
  • Assisting an Italian corporation form a U.S. subsidiary
  • Obtaining a Special Concessionaire Permit and tax clearance certificates for several clients in the alcoholic beverage industry
  • Securing the dismissal of a minority shareholder oppression lawsuit
  • Obtaining a summary judgment dismissing a claimant’s request for declaratory relief against an insurer seeking to extinguish a statutory lien 
Professional Affiliations
  • Allied Member, New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association
  • Member, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Insurance Fraud Committee
Admitted to Practice
  • New Jersey
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Tax Court
Languages
  • Spanish
  • Italian
Education
  • New York University —  LL.M., 1995
  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D.,1987
  • Fordham University, B.S., 1984
Publications/Presentations
  • Presenter, "Emerging Unique Legal Risks and Liabilities Associated With Legalization and Decriminalization of Marijuana," CLM's South New Jersey Chapter's Educational and Networking Event, January 13, 2016
  • Presenter, "NJ Sales Tax Audits," New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association (NJLBA), Atlantic City, NJ, November 18, 2015
  • Co-Author, “Life Insurance Claims Adjusting and Fraud” chapter, New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, LexisNexis, 2013
  • Presenter, “Data Mining and Social Media in Insurance Fraud Investigations,” International Claim Association’s Annual Education Conference, Chicago, IL, October 15, 2013
  • Presenter, “Rescinding Fraudulent Life Insurance Policies,” International Claim Association’s Annual Education Conference, Chicago, IL, October 14, 2013
  • Presenter, “Using Social Media And Public Information In Insurance Fraud Investigations And Litigation,” ICA Member Roundtable, January 2013
  • Presenter, "The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Use of Social Media in Insurance Fraud Investigations," International Claim Association’s Annual Education Conference, Orlando, FL October 2, 2012
  • Presenter, "Proactive Insurance Fraud Investigations," International Claim Association's Annual Education Conference, Las Vegas, NV, October 4, 2011
  • Webinar Panelist, “Insurance Fraud Initiatives,” Council on Litigation Management, August 3, 2011
  • Presenter, "SIU Managers' Workshop: Insurance Fraud Initiatives," 23rd Annual Seminar & Expo on Insurance Fraud, International Association of Special Investigation Units, Atlanta, GA, September 2008
  • Presenter, "SIU Managers' Workshop, Formulating & Implementing Insurance Fraud Initiatives," Insurance Fraud Management Conference, Coronado, CA, ISO/NICB, March 2008
  • Author, "The Limited Scope of Arbitration: A Basis for Removing Claims Subject to Rescission Actions," Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin, Volume 6, Number 10, November 2007
  • Presenter, "$how Me the Money," 22nd Annual Seminar & Expo on Insurance Fraud, International Association of Special Investigation Units, Las Vegas, NV, September 2007
  • Author, "Illegal Alien Status May Not be Used to Vitiate Insurance Policies' Eligibility Requirements and Non-Coverage for Fraud Provisions," Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin, Volume 6-Number 2, March 2007
  • Presenter, "SIU Litigation Strategy," Insurance Fraud Management Conference, ISO/NICB, Phoenix, AZ, March 2007