Anthony B. Ponikvar

Associate

Cleveland
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Overview

Anthony Ponikvar's practice focuses on complex commercial and environmental litigation. He has been involved in a wide variety of phases of trial advocacy before administrative bodies and state and federal tribunals.

Select Experience

  • Represented energy company in multiple permit appeals related to the Clean Water Act and Section 401 Water Quality Certifications in administrative hearing before the Environmental Review Appeals Commission.
  • Drafted successful motion to dismiss claims stemming from alleged data breach of large healthcare provider.
  • Successfully represented law firm in jury trial seeking to enforce a settlement agreement.
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Experience

  • Represented energy company in multiple permit appeals related to the Clean Water Act and Section 401 Water Quality Certifications in administrative hearing before the Environmental Review Appeals Commission.
  • Drafted successful motion to dismiss claims stemming from alleged data breach of large healthcare provider.
  • Successfully represented law firm in jury trial seeking to enforce a settlement agreement.
  • Oversaw large document reviews and productions in response to SEC and state attorney generals’ subpoenas.
  • Provided environmental due diligence for numerous multi-million dollar transactions.

Recognitions and Memberships

Pro Bono

  • Successfully represented veteran seeking to receive medical benefits he was owed in appeal before Veteran Affairs Benefits Commission.

Prior Positions

  • North Carolina Department of Justice, Financial Fraud Unit: Legal Intern (2014)

Admissions

  • Ohio

Education

  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2016; North Carolina Law Review, Comments Editor; Order of the Coif
  • B.S., Political Science, University of Akron, 2012, summa cum laude