Anthony Severino

Attorney

Anthony has significant litigation experience in a wide range of practice areas. As part of his broad-based commercial and complex litigation practice, he handles matters involving admiralty and maritime, sports and entertainment, class actions, employment law, shareholder disputes, and other business torts. Anthony practices at the local, state, and federal level. Anthony’s practice focuses on helping clients solve their most complex and challenging legal problems through pragmatic solutions, transparency, and collaboration.

  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., 2011
  • University of South Florida College of Business, B.S., Cum Laude, 2007
    • Varsity Football, 2003-2008
    • National Football Foundation Scholar Athlete Award, 2008; USF Scholar Athlete Award, 2007; Big East All-Academic 1st Team, 2006-2007; Conference USA All-Academic 1st Team, 2005; USF Green and Gold Pride Award, 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • All Florida state courts
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Leadership Institute, Participant, 2014
  • Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association
    • TIPS Leadership Academy, 2017
    • Vice-Chair of Business Litigation and Admiralty and Maritime Committees, 2019-2020
    • Vice-Chair Corporate Counsel and In-House Professional General Committee, 2020-2022
    • Vice-Chair Business Litigation General Committee, 2020-2022
    • Leadership Academy Task Force, 2020-2022
  • The Propeller Club Port of Tampa
  • Berkeley Preparatory School, Assistant Football Coach, 2012 to present
  • Represented Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine, Inc. in federal jury trial involving claims for Breach of Express/Implied Warranties and Violation of Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, October 2014 – Mount Sage, Ltd. v. Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine Inc., 635 F. App’x 833 (11th Cir. 2016).
  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice on behalf of commercial lease guarantors – Landry’s Seafood House-Fla., Inc. v. De La Grana, 321 So. 3d 144 (Fla. 2d DCA 2020)
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of commercial lease guarantors – Landry’s Seafood House-Fla., Inc. v. De La Grana, 279 So. 3d 100 (Fla. 2d DCA 2019)
  • Obtained favorable class action settlement on behalf of national gym chain in TCPA litigation.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of utility company in action for personal injuries.
  • Obtained a confidential settlement agreement in excess of $1,000.000 on behalf of individual for maritime personal injury claims.
  • Obtained involuntary dismissal at trial on behalf of commercial lease guarantors – Landry’s Seafood House-Florida, Inc. v. Chesapeake Bay Holding Co., Inc. et. al., 242 So.3d 1057 (Fla. 2d DCA 2018).
  • Obtained dismissal of Federal Declaratory Judgment action against Jones Act seaman – Emerald Marine Holdings, Ltd. v. Anderson, No. 8:16-CV-2152-T-27AEP, 2017 WL 1603848 (M.D. Fla. Apr. 28, 2017).