Anthony Christina

Anthony Christina

Associate

215-399-4782
achristina@lowey.com
Office

Anthony M. Christina prosecutes commodities manipulation and antitrust violations and regularly represents health insurers in complex litigation, focusing on the prosecution of antitrust violations and pharmaceutical overcharges and defense of class actions. Mr. Christina’s practice is not limited to health care and commodities matters; it covers a wide range of commercial litigation in federal and state courts. Some of Mr. Christina’s recent work has included the following matters:

Laydon v. Mizuho Bank, Ltd. et al., Case No. 12-cv-03419 (S.D.N.Y.) This lawsuit alleges that the numerous financial institutions responsible for setting the London Interbank Offered Rate (“LIBOR”) for the Japanese Yen and the Euroyen Tokyo Interbank Offered Rate (“TIBOR”) manipulated these global benchmark rates in an artificial direction that financially benefitted their Yen-LIBOR and Euroyen-based derivatives positions.

Sullivan v. Barclays PLC et al., Case No. 13-cv-2811 (S.D.N.Y.) On February 12, 2013, Lowey Dannenberg filed a proposed class action against numerous global financial institutions responsible for the setting of the Euro Interbank Offered Rate (“Euribor”), a global reference rate used to benchmark and price settle over $200 trillion of financial products, including Euribor futures contracts traded on the NYSE LIFFE exchange.

Roche, et al. v. Aetna, Inc., et al., Case No. 13-cv-1377 (D.N.J.) Defending a major health insurer against an ERISA class action. While in law school, Mr. Christina worked for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office, and the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. Mr. Christina also served as a judicial extern for The Honorable Kim R. Gibson of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Christina is active in the Justinian Society of Philadelphia, which is a legal organization comprised of attorneys and judges of Italian ancestry. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Cardinal O’Hara High School Alumni Association and a member of the Board of the Nittany Valley Society. He also volunteers his time as a coach in the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s annual High School Mock Trial Competition.

At Dickinson, he was a resident forum blogger for the Penn State Law Review and the Journal of Law and International Affairs. Mr. Christina was active on the law school’s co-curricular trial team and served as President of the Trial Advocacy Board. He is also a member of the Montgomery County, Philadelphia, and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.

Education:

B.A. The Pennsylvania State University (2013), Phi Beta Kappa

J.D. Dickinson School of Law (2016)

Bar/Court Admissions

Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Washington D.C. and in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the District of New Jersey.

 

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