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Anthony Casey : Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

University of Chicago Law School
JD, June 2002

  • With High Honors and Order of the Coif
  • John M. Olin Prize for the Outstanding Student in Law and Economics
  • John M. Olin Student Fellowship in Law and Economics
  • University of Chicago Law Review, member 2000 – 2002
  • Research Assistant to Douglas G. Baird, 2001 – 2002 (focusing on legal applications of Game Theory)

Georgetown University
AB, Economics (with Honors), Political Theory, June 1999

  • Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa
  • Teaching Assistant, Department of Economics, 1998 – 1999

EXPERIENCE

The University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, IL

Assistant Professor of Law, July 2011 - present
Bigelow Fellow and Lecturer in Law, July 2009 - June 2011
Courses: Legal Research & Writing; Law of Business Structure and Finance (spring 2011)

Kirkland & Ellis, LLP, Chicago, IL
Partner, October 2008 – June 2009
Associate, February 2006 – September 2008
Summer Associate, Summer 2002

  • Represent pharmaceutical manufacturer in multi-district product-liability litigation
  • Advise major U.S. power producer in preparation for Chapter 11 confirmation hearing – work with management and experts in preparing defense of Debtors’ business plan and valuation
  • Represent medical-device manufacturer in litigation arising from acquisition by private equity consortium
  • Advise automotive-parts manufacturer in various aspects of Chapter 11 reorganization
  • Counsel major oil companies in various civil, regulatory, and white-collar matters
  • Represent pharmaceutical-benefits-management company in contract dispute with state agency
  • Defend pharmaceutical manufacturer in pricing disputes in various states

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, New York, NY
Associate, March 2004 – February 2006
Summer Associate, Summer 2001

  • Counseled corporation in responding to federal investigation of international tax strategy – worked with expert consultant and company management to analyze and defend company’s tax structure
  • Reviewed executive contracts to advise on aspects of sale of corporation to outside investors
  • Briefed arguments for pharmaceutical corporation in litigation stemming from purchase of biotech firm
  • Represented leading financial institution in federal investigation of accounting policies 
  • Counseled entertainment corporation in litigation with major shareholders regarding corporate governance
  • Defended manufacturer in shareholder litigation regarding proposed sale of business to investment fund
  • Provided legal advice to independent commission reviewing operations of major international institution
  • Defended corporations against federal securities-fraud claims brought on behalf of shareholders   

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Chicago, IL   
Law Clerk to Chief Judge Joel M. Flaum, August 2002 – September 2003
Extern to Circuit Judge Richard D. Cudahy, Summer 2000  
  
Bartlit, Beck, Herman, Palenchar & Scott, LLP, Chicago, IL
Summer Associate, Summer 2002
Law Clerk, October 2001 – May 2002

Goldberg, Kohn, Bell, Black, Rosenbloom & Moritz, LTD, Chicago, IL
Summer Associate, Summer 2000

Office of United States Senator Richard Durbin, Washington, DC
Intern, Spring 1998

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Admitted to the bar in Illinois (2003) and New York (2005).