Anthony R. Caruso, Esq. Scarinci Hollenbeck Attorney

Anthony R. Caruso, Esq Bio:


Anthony R. Caruso is a NFLPA Certified Agent, (NFL Player Agent) and an accomplished business transactions attorney with a broad range of significant experience, including negotiation and drafting of all types of deals and contracts including matters such as acquisitions and sales, intellectual property, land use and development, and licensing and franchising. In addition, He has successfully negotiated and structured all types of sports, entertainment and corporate-related projects.

Specifically a noted entertainment lawyer and sports attorney, he has experience in representing artists and performers, coaches and athletes, and various other talent, as well as film, theatrical and television production, music, sports marketing, sports leagues and investment groups involved in sports and entertainment projects. A sampling of his notable transactions include establishing a leading internet based services company, representing a major sports league, film and television projects, multi-year licensing and sponsorship agreements, negotiating franchise and leasing agreements, and structuring private capital transactions for the acquisition and/or establishment of various ventures.

Mr. Caruso gained international attention as an entertainment attorney in his representation of Amy Polumbo, Miss New Jersey 2007, regarding a blackmail situation over Internet photos. He provided all legal counseling and negotiations, strategy, media supervision and crisis management, appearing in all major print and media outlets such as People Magazine and NBC’s Today Show. Mr. Caruso has appeared on Fox, CNBC and NBC as well as various radio shows, and is routinely requested by various syndicated television, news and print media outlets for his advice and comment on current issues.

Mr. Caruso previously served as counsel to former New Jersey Governor James Florio, and was a founding executive of an internet-based real estate services company that revolutionized the way real estate was sold utilizing the technology of the internet. He is the former owner of a professional minor league basketball team. He has served on the boards of various charitable organizations and banking institutions.

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Publications

Title Publisher Date
Collegiate Collisions on the Field and in the Courtroom: Will Labor Peace Save Student-Athletes from Further Injury? Journal of Business and Technology Law of the University of Maryland School of Law February 17, 2015
The Donald Sterling Dilemma US Daily Review May 22, 2014
Inside the Minds: Entertainment and Media Law Contract Strategies November 1, 2007
Recruiting Case Takes Center Stage June 1, 2007
The New NBA Wardrobe: Less Bling is an Enforceable Thing Commentary January 30, 2006
How to Succeed in Local Redevelopment June 26, 1995

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Blog

So, What Are NFL Scouts Looking For Anyway?
Posted on Thursday March 26, 2015

The NFL Scouting Combine is a crucial opportunity for teams to get a look at the players who intend to make the leap from college to the professional level, and NFL scouts are looking at things most people wouldn't even consider. Though the NFL Combine is over, various evaluations are ongoing leading up to the […]

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Will ‘Blurred Lines’ Lawsuit Change Music?
Posted on Tuesday March 24, 2015

The family members of the late Marvin Gaye seem as though they're not quite as happy as they should be following a victorious copyright infringement suit over Robin Thicke and Pharrell's hit song "Blurred Lines". Rumors have been swirling regarding the outcome of the lawsuit, which has many experts worried that the concept of copyright in music […]

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Have You Been Wondering If The Wonderlic Matters In The NFL?
Posted on Thursday March 19, 2015

Getting into the NFL takes a few skills: Outstanding 40-yard dash time? Check. Have a large enough hand to grip the ball securely? Check. Answer the question, "Which one of these pairs of shapes is made up of duplicates?" What? Playing football, or playing it well at least, is about intelligence as much as it is pure […]

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Why Is The NFL Calling Foul On Leaks During The Tampering Window?
Posted on Tuesday March 17, 2015

If you're at all aware of the NFL than you've probably heard a bit about the myriad deals that were leaked before the free agency period began, during the short window when teams are allowed to speak with players' agents, but before professional football contracts can be signed. You may have also heard that the […]

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What Makes A Futures Contract So Special?
Posted on Monday March 09, 2015

A variety of contract most often reserved for the deeper depths of NFL news has made waves recently due to an international flair, which has led to the question: What is a futures contract and why do teams use it? The NFL will be getting an Australian infusion next season, at least briefly, with the arrival […]

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Affiliations

Adjunct Faculty, New York University

NFLPA Certified Agent (NFL Player Agent)

Adjunct Faculty, Belmont University

Advisory Board, Capital One Bank

Member, Monmouth University Real Estate Institute

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Videos

KAITY TONG INTERVIEWS SPORTS ENTERTAINMENT ATTORNEY ANTHONY CARUSO ON PIX11

Kaity Tong interviews Sports entertainment attorney Anthony Caruso, partner of Scarinci Hollenbeck Attorneys at Law regarding the Alex Rodriguez doping scandal. Mr. Caruso was asked if A-Rod...

Justin Bieber DUI Arrest discussed on NYC PIX11 with Sports Entertainment Lawyer Anthony Caruso

Sports Entertainment Attorney Anthony R. Caruso, discusses Justin Bieber DUI Arrest in Miami, Florida with Morning Show on PIX11 NYC. Can Justin Bieber face deportation? Hear how Anthony ...

Part l: Beauty Pageant Blackmail: Attorney, Anthony R Caruso & Client Amy Polumbo

Attorney at Scarinci and Hollenbeck, Anthony R Caruso and his client, Miss New Jersey, Amy Polumbo discussing her Blackmail case.

Part ll: Beauty Queen Blackmail with Amy Polumbo and Attorney, Anthony R. Caruso

Entertainment Attorney, Anthony R. Caruso discusses the Beauty Queen Blackmail case surrounding his client, Miss New Jersey, Amy Polumbo.

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