Anthony E. Fuller

Anthony E. Fuller


Email [email protected]​

Phone +1 617 371 1032

Fax +1 617 371 1037

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Tony Fuller defends corporations and individuals 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 has covered numerous industries including life sciences, financial services, construction, government contracting, and higher education. With his background and experience as a federal prosecutor and trial attorney, Tony offers a critical legal perspective to clients facing serious challenges to their businesses or personal liberties.

Tony has been involved in a variety of high-profile criminal trials in federal and state courts in Massachusetts, including the bribery prosecution of the former Speaker of the House of Massachusetts and successful defense of a celebrity chef accused of indecent assault and battery. Tony's experience as a white collar federal prosecutor and trial attorney is invaluable in managing complex internal investigations and distilling the essential, material facts.

He was the co-chair of the Boston Bar Association's inaugural White Collar Crime Section. Tony is also on the Criminal Justice Act panel for the District of Massachusetts and handles court-appointed criminal defense matters for indigent defendants.

Prior to his career in the law, Tony was a Marine infantry officer. His service included leading a Rifle Platoon in the Persian Gulf War, for which he earned a Combat Action Ribbon. In his spare time, Tony coaches youth lacrosse in Winchester, Mass.

Awards and recognitions


(Band 3) Litigation: White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations


American College of Trial Lawyers

2018, 2021

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


Power 50 Honoree
Boston Business Journal


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

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, First Circuit

Representative experience

Won not guilty verdict after jury trial in Massachusetts trial court for business executive charged with domestic assault and battery, utilizing a forensic psychiatrist as testifying expert.

Represented university and its employees in Varsity Blues criminal trials in US District Court in Boston. 

Won not guilty verdict for celebrity chef charged with indecent assault and battery after 3 years of contentious litigation in trial court, Appeals Court and Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts.

Engaged by Massachusetts Senate to investigate then Senate President regarding allegations of official misconduct, resulting in 80-page public report cited by the Boston Globe.

Retained as an independent investigator by a large private research university to conduct multiple Title IX investigations and other disciplinary board investigations.

Represented RIA in successful resolution of SEC enforcement investigation concerning breach of fiduciary duty.

Represented the CEO of a high-speed trading firm in connection with an SEC enforcement alleging misrepresentation of the firm's capabilities through marketing claims.

Represented a software engineer for an electronic health records company in connection with a Department of Justice criminal investigation.

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.

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