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

NFL Scouting Combine Worth It Or Not?
Posted on Monday March 02, 2015

The annually held NFL Scouting Combine is the the most important job interview you'll ever have. The culmination of each year's collective scouting efforts, the NFL Scouting Combine is an invitation-only event where recruits are given the chance to show off their physical and mental abilities one last time before the draft. The televised event has […]

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How Three Artists Resolved A Copyright Conflict With Ease
Posted on Wednesday February 25, 2015

Recently a rising, Grammy-winning artist's hit single made the news rounds as it was found to be derivative of a prior work, and while this copyright conflict case ended amicably, it doesn't always play out this way. Somehow, during the writing process for Sam Smith's "Stay With Me," the song's similarities with Tom Petty and […]

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Playing Safety on Social Media For Athletes
Posted on Monday February 23, 2015

Players' use of social media is watched like a hawk by just about everyone. Whether you're still in college, competing to break into professional football or you're already playing in the NFL, each and every way that you interact with the online community will be broken down and analyzed like it was the solution to […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Pro Day
Posted on Wednesday February 11, 2015

With the nation's first collegiate national football championship and the Super Bowl over, many former college players have signed deals with agents and are looking ahead to the draft, but for some there's another important day coming up: Pro day. Pro days are a unique opportunity for young players in the annual NFL cycle. These […]

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Division II to Vince Lombardi: Getting into the NFL
Posted on Monday February 09, 2015

Last Sunday night the New England Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks in the 49th Super Bowl assisted by a spectacular red zone interception. With that catch the team that Tom Brady and Bill Belichick have led to four Super Bowl titles essentially put the final nail in Seattle's coffin. But how many people knew Malcolm […]

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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 scand...

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 ...

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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