Anthony J. Golowski II maintains an international commercial practice with a focus on corporate law and business litigation. Anthony’s corporate practice involves serving as outside general counsel for several corporations as well as representing clients in mergers and acquisitions, purchase and sale transactions, tax audits, and the negotiation of a broad range of contracts, including employment, non-disclosure, intellectual property licensing, and manufacturing agreements. He advises clients on business formation, corporate structure, regulatory and compliance issues, and employment law matters. Anthony dedicates a significant portion of his practice to representing U.S.-based clients in international transactions and establishing U.S. subsidiaries of foreign corporations. Within the realm of business litigation, he represents clients in shareholder/member disputes, business breakups, contract disputes, insurance premium disputes, and professional malpractice claims.

Anthony combines elements of his corporate and litigation practices to offer specialty defense and counsel in matters involving alcoholic beverage law and insurance fraud. He represents alcoholic beverage licensees in all aspects of their businesses: license acquisition/sale, regulatory compliance, contract disputes, defense of disciplinary actions, challenging proposed legislation, and seeking changes to existing laws. With a detailed understanding of corporate and tax issues, Anthony successfully represents insurers prosecuting civil insurance fraud claims and defending bad faith claims.

A representative sampling of Tony’s accomplishments include:
  • Serving as corporate secretary and outside general counsel to the U.S. subsidiary of a German manufacturing company
  • Establishing the U.S. Subsidiary of an Italian corporation
  • Successfully closing several liquor license purchase/sale transactions
  • Securing the dismissal of a minority shareholder oppression lawsuit
  • Securing the dismissal of an insurance broker in a multimillion dollar professional malpractice claim
  • Obtaining partial summary judgment in favor of the plaintiff insurer in an insurance premium fraud lawsuit
Professional Affiliations
  • New Jersey Alcoholic Beverage Control Advisory Committee
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM), 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 School of Law, LL.M., Taxation
  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D.
  • Fordham University, B.S., Finance
Presentations
  • "The ABCs of Liquor Licensing," New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, New Brunswick, NJ, November 15, 2018
  • "Undisclosed Interests," New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association, Atlantic City, NJ, November 16, 2016
  • "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
  • "NJ Sales Tax Audits," New Jersey Licensed Beverage Association (NJLBA), Atlantic City, NJ, November 18, 2015
  • "Data Mining and Social Media in Insurance Fraud Investigations," International Claim Association’s Annual Education Conference, Chicago, IL, October 15, 2013
  • "Rescinding Fraudulent Life Insurance Policies," International Claim Association’s Annual Education Conference, Chicago, IL, October 14, 2013
  • "Using Social Media And Public Information In Insurance Fraud Investigations And Litigation,” ICA Member Roundtable, January 2013
  • "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
  • "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
  • "SIU Managers' Workshop: Insurance Fraud Initiatives," 23rd Annual Seminar & Expo on Insurance Fraud, International Association of Special Investigation Units, Atlanta, GA, September 2008
  • "SIU Managers' Workshop, Formulating & Implementing Insurance Fraud Initiatives," Insurance Fraud Management Conference, Coronado, CA, ISO/NICB, March 2008
  • "$how Me the Money," 22nd Annual Seminar & Expo on Insurance Fraud, International Association of Special Investigation Units, Las Vegas, NV, September 2007
  • "SIU Litigation Strategy," Insurance Fraud Management Conference, ISO/NICB, Phoenix, AZ, March 2007
Publications
  • "Life Insurance Claims Adjusting and Fraud" (Co-Author), New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, LexisNexis, 2013
  • "The Limited Scope of Arbitration: A Basis for Removing Claims Subject to Rescission Actions," Insurance Coverage Law Bulletin, Volume 6, Number 10, November 2007
  • "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