Anthony V. Curto (New York Law School, 1960) began his
legal career at a Manhattan law firm, followed by ten years
as President and Chairman of Whitney Enterprises. In 1981,
he joined a prominent Long Island law firm as a member
of its three-person Executive Committee, managing its corporate
department. In 1991, he founded and became President of
Curto, Barton & Alesi, P.C., which merged with the
Firm in 1999.
Mr. Curto's work centers on structuring,
negotiating and documenting a variety of complex transactions
on behalf of regionally and nationally known clients. He
counsels public and private corporations in major transactional
matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures,
partnering arrangements and the reorganization of business
enterprises and assets, across a variety of industries.
He also represents corporations in formation, early stage
and venture capital financings, and advises clients in
private placements and public offerings of securities.
Mr. Curto has been associated with a number of high profile
matters, including the creation of the Bernard M. Baruch
Foundation. He has also represented an assortment of celebrities
and personalities, including Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn,
Harry Chapin, Mike Francesa, Father Tom Hartman and Paula Abdul, among others.
An advocate of community service, Mr. Curto has received
numerous awards for his active role in community endeavors,
including the 1984 Congressional Achievement Award and
the 1987 Martin Luther King "Living the Dream" Service
Award. Mr. Curto was cited as the 37th Most Influential
Long Islander by the Long Island Press in 2008.
He was a Networking Magazine David Award Honoree
in 2008, "Who's Who in Corporate Law" by the
Long Island Business News and was a recipient of the Telecare
Award of Excellence in 2010. Most recently he was awarded the Golden Anniversary Award by the Suffolk County Bar Association. He is a regular panel member
Tom and Friends," a weekly television talk show, and speaks frequently at
bar association seminars.
Mr. Curto is admitted to the New York State Bar Association,
the United States Tax Court and the United States District
Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York.