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August 21, 2017 – Art Anthony, Partner in Locke Lord’s Dallas office and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Board of Directors, has been selected by the National Diversity Council as one of the 2017 Top 50 Multicultural Lawyers in Dallas. The list recognizes those who have shown leadership excellence in the legal field and noteworthy commitment to fairness, equality and justice in professional collaborations.
Anthony has a long-standing commitment to diversity and the Dallas community. He was named a 2015 Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity and was recognized as a finalist for the Texas Minority Counsel Program’s 2015 Trailblazer Outside Counsel of the Year award. He is a Fellow of both the Dallas and Texas Bar Foundations and is also an alumnus of Leadership Dallas, Class of 2014. Anthony has served as both President of the J.L. Turner Legal Association (JLTLA) and Chair of JLTLA’s Foundation, a charitable organization that seeks to help fund legal scholarships for minority law students.
Anthony is a member of the Firm’s Diversity and Practice Development Committees and a member and former Co-Chair of its Pro Bono Committee. His litigation practice primarily focuses on banking and financial services and construction litigation. He has represented commercial institutions, investment banks and mortgage servicers in complex mortgage securitization, secured transactions, commercial loan and consumer litigation, including claims arising under the Fair Housing Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, bankruptcy discharge statutes and a host of other state and federal laws. He has also represented owners and contractors in state and federal court litigation involving construction negligence, insurance coverage, acceleration and/or delay claims, and mechanics' and materialmans' lien disputes.
Awardees will be honored during Dallas Legal Diversity Week in September. For a full list of honorees, click here.
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