Anthony B. Ponikvar

Associate

Cleveland
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Overview

Anthony Ponikvar is a go-to associate for his clients’ most important and contentious litigation. From pre-suit investigations to trial advocacy, Anthony has extensive experience with nearly every aspect of litigation. He has overseen complicated discovery efforts and is well-versed in modern e-discovery protocols. Anthony strives to provide top-quality, efficient solutions to any challenge.

Select Experience

  • Represented energy-industry client in jury trial resulting in $5.5 million jury verdict in client’s favor. Successfully represented client on appeal.
  • Represented major health insurer in two-week trial against nation’s largest air ambulance provider and obtained complete defense verdict for client.
  • Represented major health insurer in five-week trial against competitor and obtained multimillion-dollar judgment for client.
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Experience

  • Represented energy-industry client in jury trial resulting in $5.5 million jury verdict in client’s favor. Successfully represented client on appeal.
  • Represented major health insurer in two-week trial against nation’s largest air ambulance provider and obtained complete defense verdict for client.
  • Represented major health insurer in five-week trial against competitor and obtained multimillion-dollar judgment for client.
  • Successfully enforced settlement agreement in two-day trial in Ohio state court.
  • Drafted and argued successful motion for judgment on the pleadings in multimillion-dollar lease dispute.
  • Drafted successful motion to dismiss individual shareholders from derivative action brought in Delaware Chancery Court.

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