Biography

Anthony Boccamazzo is an associate in Brown Rudnick’s Commercial Litigation Group.

Anthony Boccamazzo practices in the areas of complex commercial, corporate, M&A and environmental litigation.  He represents entities and individuals in all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts across the country.  Anthony has substantial experience representing private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public companies, including matters concerning failed mergers and acquisitions, fraud, contractual indemnification claims, earn-outs, post-closing adjustments, escrow disputes, customer and supplier disputes and environmental issues. Anthony has played key roles in complex litigation matters from start to finish, including drafting pleadings, briefing and arguing motions, conducting discovery, taking and defending depositions, preparing for trial, conducting trial examinations, drafting appeals and negotiating settlements.

Representation

Represented large government contractor in multi-million dollar post-acquisition dispute including claims of fraud and breach of contract.  After extensive discovery, the matter settled on terms favorable to client on the eve of trial.  The terms of the settlement are confidential.

Represented seller of top-of-the- line competition level bass boat manufacturer in post-closing dispute against major retailer that asserted claims for fraud and breach of contract. After a five day bench trial, the Delaware Chancery Court found in favor of client on all counts.

Representation of a private equity firm asserting post-closing breach of contract claims against an acquiror and its financial sponsor arising out of the sale of a technology-based portfolio company, resulting in a favorable settlement achieved during trial.

Representation of a private equity firm and its executives and portfolio company management team against fraud and breach of contract claims brought by a financial purchaser arising out of the sale of a distribution-based portfolio company, resulting in a very favorable confidential settlement on the eve of a four week trial.

Representation of private equity portfolio company in connection with breach of contract dispute with automotive supply company.

Representation of publicly traded company in connection with the defense of a class action environmental lawsuit.

Representation of privately owned company in connection with the defense of superfund litigation.

Representation of non-profit company in connection with environmental contamination dispute.

Representation of individuals and entities in connection with real estate disputes.

Education

University of Connecticut School of Law – J.D., honors, 2013
Villanova University – B.A., 2007

Bar Admissions

New York
Connecticut
New Jersey
Publications
Co-author, "Could the Coronavirus Provide an "MAE" Escape Hatch for Nervous M&A Buyers?" Brown Rudnick Alert, March 2020
Co-author, "Can COVID-19 Be Invoked to Justify Contractual Non-Performance?" Brown Rudnick Alert, March 2020
Co-author, "Brown Rudnick’s M&A Trial Victory Highlights the Difficulty of Shifting the Costs of Post-Closing Business Decisions onto Seller” Brown Rudnick Alert, August 2019
Co-author, "Brown Rudnick’s M&A Trial Victory Highlights the Importance of Fundamental Representations" Brown Rudnick Alert, April 2019
Co-author, "Representation and Warranty Insurance: Navigating the Claims Process" Brown Rudnick Alert, January 29, 2019
Co-author, "Brown Rudnick’s M&A Trial Victory Highlights the Importance of Adhering to Contractual Requirements When Asserting Post-Closing Indemnification Claims" Brown Rudnick Alert, January 2018
Co-author, "Brown Rudnick Obtains Dismissal of Fraud Claims Based on Anti-Reliance Provisions in Transaction Agreement" Brown Rudnick Alert, September 2017
Professional Affiliations
Connecticut State Bar Association
Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), Connecticut Chapter
Community Involvement
Pennsylvania Special Olympics, Volunteer
Habitat for Humanity, Volunteer