Two Penn Center
1500 JFK Blvd, Suite 320
Philadelphia, PA 19102
phone: 215-814-6750
fax: 215-814-6764

Anthony J. Bolognese

Mr. Bolognese formed Bolognese & Associates, LLC in the year 2000, after practicing law with two other law firms during the early part of his 34 year legal career. Since its formation, Bolognese & Associates, LLC has represented individuals and businesses involved in a broad array of commercial and business disputes:

Mr. Bolognese has extensive experience as counsel in complex commercial litigation in state and federal courts throughout the nation, with a particular concentration and emphasis in individual and class action litigation under the state and federal antitrust laws.

In addition to his core antitrust practice, Mr. Bolognese has represented clients in commercial litigation matters, including breach of contract litigation, litigation involving claims for coverage and indemnification under directors and officers liability insurance policies: bad faith denial or delay of insurance benefits, disputes involving business torts and other unfair and deceptive business practices (including claims such as fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets, corporate espionage, violation of restrictive covenants, and tortuous interference with business opportunities), disputes involving partnerships and closely held companies and claims involving alleged breach of fiduciary duty and misuse of corporate assets by corporate officers and directors.  Mr. Bolognese also advises and represents private and public sector employees in connection with their rights under federal and state whistleblower termination laws.

Mr. Bolognese is a member of the Advisory Board of the American Antitrust Institute, an independent Washington-based non-profit education, research, and advocacy organization, the mission of which is to promote a vigorous antitrust policy.  Mr. Bolognese is a frequent lecturer on class actions, discovery issues (including in the rapidly evolving area of electronic discovery), trial advocacy, class actions, and developments in antitrust law.  The panelists for these programs include members of the federal judiciary and leading practitioners, who were selected to share their experience in handling various aspects of complex civil litigation.  His most recent presentations as a panelist were in programs sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute entitled: "Best Practices in Pre-trial Litigation in the Federal Courts" in December of 2011, at the 2012 Federal Bench Bar Conference of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, in June of 2012, and Best Practices in Pretrial Litigation in the Federal Courts II, in March of 2013.  Mr. Bolognese was honored to be invited, and served as a panelist, in January and February of 2014 on the cutting edge topic of Uncovering and Proving Financial Fraud, a seminar sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.  This seminar presented the perspectives of professionals in various areas (forensic accountants, civil practitioners, and a federal prosecutor) to address the principal issues that arise in litigation involving alleged financial fraud.

From 2009 through 2012, Mr. Bolognese was honored to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Philadelphia Bar Foundation, the charitable arm of the Philadelphia Bar Association, which awards grants to law-related programs in the Philadelphia area that assist the indigent, elderly and disabled, and others in need of legal assistance. Mr. Bolognese is a member of the Board of Directors of the Italy-America Business Council and Network. The Italy-America Business Council and Network is an organization comprised of businesses and professionals throughout the Delaware Valley, fostering trade, commerce and successful business ventures between Italy and the local Delaware Valley region. See www.iaccgp.org/.
Mr. Bolognese is also a member of The Justinian Society which is a legal organization comprised of attorneys, judges and law students of Italian-American ancestry. Located in Philadelphia, the Society's members celebrate generations of involvement within the legal community. See www.justinian.org.

Mr. Bolognese has been honored with Martindale-Hubbell's designation as an "AV" rated attorney, the highest rating available to any individual lawyer, and a designation that is reserved for those who have achieved the height of professional excellence in terms of legal ability and adherence to the highest ethical standards.

Mr. Bolognese has served as Court-appointed Co-Lead Counsel for the plaintiffs in many of the most substantial federal antitrust actions of the past decade which have resulted in substantial court approved recoveries, including:


Mr. Bolognese’s recent professional presentations include:

FORTHCOMING: Mr. Bolognese is honored to have been selected as a course planner and co-panelist for a seminar sponsored by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute entitled "Whistleblowers: The Challenges, Risks, Rewards, and Protections" on November 7, 2017. Mr. Bolognese, along with an outstanding panel of highly credentialed and accomplished attorneys from both the private and public sector are to explore the legal, practical and ethical issues that whistleblowers confront. Mr. Bolognese’s recent article surveys a number of recent and important developments and trends in the area of whistleblower retaliation law. [See WHISTLEBLOWER]

Contact Information:

Anthony J. Bolognese
Bolognese & Associates, LLC
1500 JFK Boulevard, Suite 320
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Phone: 215-814-6750
Fax: 215-814-6764

E-mail: ABolognese@bolognese-law.com
  • In re Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) Antitrust Litigation, (total recoveries exceeding $100 million).
  • In re Hydrogen Peroxide Antitrust Litigation, (total recoveries exceeding $97 million).
  • Alco Industries, Inc. v. DuPont Dow Elastomers, LLC, (total recoveries exceeding $36 million).
  • In re Polychloroprene Rubber (CR) Antitrust Litigation, (total recoveries exceeding $15 million).
  • In re Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) Antitrust Litigation, (total recoveries exceeding $15 million).
  • In re Cotton Yarn Antitrust Litigation, (total recoveries exceeding $7.8 million).
  • In re Residential Doors Antitrust Litigation, (settlement of over $14 million).
In addition, Mr. Bolognese served as Co-Chair of Discovery, directing the pretrial discovery process (document review, depositions, etc.) on behalf of all plaintiffs' counsel, in:
  • In re Vitamins Antitrust Litigation, (recovery by settlement of over $300 million).
  • In re Carbon Black Antitrust Litigation, (recovery by settlements of over $20 million).
In addition, Mr. Bolognese performed services as plaintiffs' co-counsel in the following cases:
  • In re Rubber Chemicals Antitrust Litigation, (recovery by settlements exceeding $250 million).
  • In re Mercedes-Benz Antitrust Litigation, (total recoveries exceeding $17 million).
  • Fears, et al. v. Wilhelmina Model Agency, Inc., et al., (recovery by settlements exceeding $23 million).
  • In re Flat Glass Antitrust Litigation, (settled for over $120 million).
  • In re Organic Peroxide Antitrust Litigation, (recovery by settlements exceeding $30 million).
  • In re First Data Bank Antitrust Litigation, (recovery by settlements of $26 million).
  • Linens of Europe, Inc. v. Best Metropolitan Towel and Linen Supply, Inc., et al., (recovery by settlements exceeding $6 million in cash and $3 million in vouchers).
  • Industrial Graphite Products, Inc. v. Carbone of America Industries Corp., et al., (recovery by settlements exceeding $11 million).
  • In re Monosodium Glutamate Antitrust Litigation, (recovery by settlements exceeding $80 million).
  • In re Potassium Sorbate Antitrust Litigation (settlements exceeding $90 million).
  • In re Bromine Antitrust Litigation, (settlements exceeding $9 million).
  • In re Auction Houses Antitrust Litigation, (settlements exceeding $400 million).
  • In re Commercial tissue Products Antitrust Litigation, (settlements exceeding $50 million).
  • In re Nine West Shoes Antitrust Litigation, (settlements exceeding $20 million).
  • In re Magnetic Audio Tapes Antitrust Litigation, (settlements exceeding $10 million).
  • In re Domestic Air Transportation Antitrust Litigation, (settlements valued at several hundred million dollars).
  • In re Catfish Antitrust Litigation, (settlements exceeding $20 million).
  • In re Waste Haulers' Antitrust Litigation, (settlements exceeding $25 million).
  • In re Chlorine and Caustic Soda Antitrust Litigation, (settlements exceeding $25 million).
  • In re Toys "R" Us, Inc. Antitrust Litigation, (settlements exceeding $56 million in cash and products).
  • In re D.C. Soft Drinks Antitrust Litigation, (settlements exceeding $8 million).
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