Anthony Tomari is a seasoned litigator with substantial experience in federal courts throughout the United States as well as the state courts of New York. Mr. Tomari currently practices in the Financial Lines area for Chubb's New York City House Counsel Law Firm, Eustace, Prezioso & Yapchanyk. Mr. Tomari represents a broad array of clients, including educational institutions, consulting firms, hotels and auto dealerships. Prior to joining Chubb's House Counsel, Mr. Tomari was an Assistant Attorney General representing the State of New York in constitutional and employment law disputes in various federal district courts. Mr. Tomari was also tasked with defending New York's gun regulations and representing the Department of Financial Services in new areas of regulation, such as virtual currency. Before joining the Attorney General's Office, Mr. Tomari worked for House Counsel for MetLife. Mr. Tomari has argued before the Third, Fourth, Fifth, and Eleventh United States Circuit Courts of Appeal and District Courts in every area of the Unted States. Mr. Tomari is the Recipient of the 2011 Lefkowitz Memorial Award for outstanding service to the people of the State of New York for his work in Kachalsky, et al. v Cacace, et al.
EDUCATION Law: Fordham Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1989) Graduate: Fordham Graduate School of Business (M.B.A., cum laude, 1989) Undergraduate: Rutgers College, (B.A. 1984)
BAR ADMISSIONS States: New York, 1990 Federal: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1991 U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of New York, 1996 U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1991 U.S. District Court, District of Washington DC, 1993 U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1994 U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1998 U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 2000
ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS Carroll v. Metropolitan Life, 166 F.3d 802 (5th Cir. 1999); Justofin v. Metropolitan Life, 372 F.3d 517 (3d Cir. 2004); Purpura v. Bushkin, Gaimes, et al, 317 Fed. Appx. 263 (3d Cir. 2009); Kachalsky v. Cacace, 817 F.Supp.2d 235 (SDNY 2011); Jackson Hewitt Tax Service v. Kirkland, 735 F.Supp.2d 91 (S.D.N.Y 2010); Schorr v. Dopico, __F.Supp.3d ___, 2016 WL 470244 (S.D.N.Y. 2016)</p