Anthony L. DeProspo, Jr.


Anthony L. DeProspo, Jr. is an attorney at Schwartz Hannum PC and focuses on representing employers and educational institutions in litigation matters. Tony manages employment, education, and other business litigation cases from inception to resolution. He has successfully tried, appealed, mediated, and arbitrated cases before the Massachusetts state and federal courts, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, the Massachusetts Appeals Court, Land Court, Probate Court, and in dispute resolution venues.

Tony represents employers in cases involving claims of discrimination and wrongful termination, as well as disputes concerning wage and hour issues, restrictive covenants, contracts, and other employment and business claims. He also represents educational institutions in litigation involving employment, business, and student issues.

Before joining Schwartz Hannum PC, Tony was a Director at Kenney & Sams, P.C. in Boston, MA, and a Partner at Sherin & Lodgen LLP in Boston, MA. He served 12 years in the United States Air Force Reserve, and is a Lifetime Member of the National Eagle Scout Association. Tony has been named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer® each year since 2012.


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U.S. Supreme Court Limits Scope Of Removal Of Class-Action Claims To Federal Court

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MCAD Proposes Significant Changes To Procedural Regulations

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New DOL Opinion Letters Provide Important Guidance For Employers

Anthony L. DeProspo, Jr.


T: (978) 623-0900

F: (978) 623-0908



  • Northeastern University School of Law (1999)
  • Assumption College (1986)


Selected as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer® each year since 2012

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia

U.S. Courts of Appeals

  • Federal Circuit
  • First Circuit

U.S. District Courts

  • Massachusetts

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
  • Spirit of Adventure Council, Boy Scouts of America
    • Vice President, Legal Affairs
  • National Eagle Scout Association
    • Lifetime Member