Anthony Casey graduated from Georgetown University in 1999 magna cum laude with an AB in economics and government and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He then attended the Law School, receiving his JD with high honors in 2002. He was the recipient of the John M. Olin Prize and a member of the Law Review and the Order of the Coif. After law school, Anthony clerked for then-Chief Judge Joel M. Flaum of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. From 2004 to 2006, Anthony worked as an associate in the Litigation Department at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York. There, his practice focused on transaction and takeover litigation, white-collar investigations, and securities litigation. Anthony then moved to Kirkland & Ellis in Chicago, where he added the areas of bankruptcy litigation and complex class actions to his practice. He became a partner at Kirkland & Ellis in 2008.
Before joining the faculty in 2011, Anthony taught at the Law School as a Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer in Law.
Anthony's research and teaching interests include corporations, corporate bankruptcy and reorganization, finance, securities regulation, civil procedure, and law and economics.