Anthony LoPresti, Esq. managed the New York firm Davidson & LoPresti, LLP for several years before forming Meltzer LoPresti, LLP, a boutique law firm that maintained offices in Manhattan and Colorado, with an affiliate office in Shanghai PRC. Mr. LoPresti currently manages LOPRESTI PLLC, focusing on entertainment, media & intellectual property law, while providing services in civil and commercial litigation, as well as corporate law and business transactions.
Mr. LoPresti has represented diversified clients ranging from bio-tech, architectural design, and publicly traded technology corporations, to top fashion, entertainment & media personalities, with businesses ranging from trendy magazines, “Page 6″ restaurants and designer clothing lines, to well known actors, artists, producers, writers, photographers and fashion models. Mr. LoPresti has also represented numerous creative ventures in film, TV, theatre and music.
On a pro bono basis, Anthony has represented numerous not-for-profit charitable entities, as well as public officials, including, among others, members of the U.S. Congress, the New York City Council, current New York Governor David Patterson, the NYFD Uniformed Fire Officers Association, and not-for-profits supporting, among other things, human rights, civil rights, community rights, environmental rights, health & well being, and animal rights. While in law school Anthony wrote for the New York Law School Journal of Human Rights and his honors and awards include the Professor Lung-Chu Chen Award for Excellence in the Field of Human Rights (1996) and the prestigious Common Cause “Holding Power Accountable Award” (2003), which lauded Anthony as “a distinguished attorney who … helped promote a more open, honest and accountable democracy in New York State.”. Anthony’s years of legal representation have resulted in various cases of note, reported in case law reports, legal publications and local and national press.
Mr. LoPresti is admitted to practice in both the Federal and State courts of New York and Colorado.