Anthony E. Fuller

Anthony E. Fuller

Partner, Boston

Email anthony.fuller@​

Phone +1 617 371 1032

Fax +1 617 371 1037

Practice groupLitigation

With more than 20 years of litigation experience, Tony Fuller defends corporations and their executives in criminal and civil investigations brought by the Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and other federal and state agencies.

Tony's practice covers a wide variety of industries including life sciences, financial services, construction, and government contracting. With his background and experience, Tony offers a critical legal perspective to clients facing serious challenges to their businesses or personal liberties.

Tony previously served for six years as a prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts, where he was involved in a wide variety of high-profile white collar grand jury investigations and trials involving mail and wire fraud, false claims, public corruption, and procurement fraud. His significant trial experience includes a highly publicized six-week bribery trial of the former Massachusetts Speaker of the House.

Tony began his legal career in the Boston office of another global law firm, where he handled complex business litigation, broker-dealer arbitrations before FINRA, First Amendment cases, white collar criminal defense, and a variety of other litigation matters. He is currently the co-chair of the Boston Bar Association's inaugural White Collar Crime Section.

Prior to his career in the law, Tony served as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps. As a 2nd Lieutenant, he led a Marine Rifle Platoon in the Persian Gulf War, earning a Combat Action Ribbon. In his spare time, Tony coaches youth lacrosse in Winchester, Mass.

Awards and recognitions


Director's Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney (Criminal)
U.S. Department of Justice


Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Best Lawyers in America

Education and admissions


J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude, 1996

B.A., Williams College, 1989


Boston Bar Association, Criminal Law Section

Bar admissions and qualifications


Court admissions

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit

Representative experience

Defend medical device manufacturer in DOJ anti-kickback investigation.

Defend former CEO of financial services firm against fraud claims brought by SEC in federal civil action.

Engaged by Mass. Senate to lead investigation into former Senate President and spouse regarding allegations of sexual misconduct and possible corruption; interviewed dozens of witnesses, reviewed thousands of documents, and published comprehensive 80-page report.

Defended numerous healthcare executives in anti-kickback criminal investigations, resolving matters with no charges against the executives.*

Successfully defended securities analyst in DOJ/SEC trading investigation, resolving matter with no charges.*

Successfully defended highway safety engineer in DOJ criminal false claims investigation, resolving matter with no charges.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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