About Anthony Cummings
Anthony Cummings is an EB-5 litigation attorney of counsel to Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLP. He possesses over 20 years of experience in business, financial and legal advisory work, having handled matters related to corporate compliance and governance, business strategy formulation and implementation, confidential information and private placement memorandums, business, financial and industry analysis, and mergers and acquisitions. He additionally has expertise in insurance coverage, construction disputes, privacy law and data security, business tort litigation including breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of trade secrets, and unfair competition claims.
Attorney Cummings has served as corporate counsel in the EB-5 project field, working closely with real estate developers, lenders and other investors in compiling the necessary documentation to move EB-5 projects forward. He has also drafted EB-5-related memorandums of understanding, operating agreements, private placement memorandums, subscription agreements, limited liability partnership agreements, and loan and escrow agreements.
Having previously served as vice president of Manhattan-based Hales & Company, and assistant vice president of First Union Securities, Attorney Cummings holds first-hand experience in preparing memorandum and financial analysis for insurance-related mergers and acquisitions, along with handling complex transactions and other matters. In addition to this business expertise, Attorney Cummings has served as an adjunct assistant professor at Hofstra University Zarb School of Business, and Touro College School of Health Sciences, teaching both business law and forensic examination. Presently, he lectures on various legal education topics at Marino Legal Academy.
Upon receiving his bachelor’s degree in Applied Economics from Hofstra University, Attorney Cummings went on to earn both his M.B.A from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina, and his Juris Doctor from Hofstra University School of Law. He is an active member of the New York state Bar, and and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the U.S. Court of Military Appeals, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and several circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals.
Attorney Cummings has earned Martindale Hubbell’s highest professional rating. Along with having served as an officer of the Suffolk Academy of Law and co-chair of the Suffolk County Bar Association Appellate Practice Committee, he holds an active membership in the Amistad Long Island Black Bar Association.
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