Anthony D. Pellegrini is a highly accomplished attorney and a partner at Rudman Winchell, specializing in Estate Planning, Intellectual Property (including Patent and Trademark Law, Copyright, and Trade Secrets), Immigration, and Contracts. With over three decades of legal experience, Anthony is committed to providing exceptional legal counsel and tailored solutions to clients in Maine.
Anthony brings extensive expertise to his practice areas. He began his legal journey after graduating from Boston University School of Law in 1994. Since joining Rudman Winchell in 2000, Anthony has excelled in various legal domains, constantly expanding his repertoire. His diverse expertise has garnered recognition and numerous notable achievements. Anthony has been named “Best Copyright Lawyer” by Best Lawyers™ for the past several years. He was written up in Maine Lawyer’s Review after resolving a complex dispute for clients who had unknowingly built a house on disputed land, preserving both their property and their peace of mind. Anthony has successfully represented clients in a wide range of cases, including a significant trademark cancellation proceeding before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeals Board, an antitrust suit against Amazon, and a copyright infringement settlement protecting a client’s literary rights.
Recognizing the importance of understanding his clients’ unique needs and goals, Anthony adopts a client-centric approach. He embraces a learning stance with his clients, recognizing that they are valuable teachers who provide essential insights into their unique needs and goals. Through in-depth interviews and thorough information gathering, he forges a strong attorney-client relationship. Anthony is dedicated to guiding his clients towards the best possible outcomes by offering advice, direction, and tailored legal solutions. He ensures that these solutions are effective and efficient, even if only minimal legal intervention is necessary.
Anthony’s educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College, a Master of Engineering from Cornell University, and a Juris Doctor degree from Boston University School of Law. He is admitted to practice law by the Maine Bar, U.S. Patent Bar, U.S. District Court of Maine, U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit.
As an active member of the Penobscot County Bar and the Maine Bar, Anthony remains at the forefront of legal developments. He also participates in the John Waldo Ballou Inn of Court, fostering professional growth and collaboration. He is a frequent volunteer adjudicator with the Maine MedMal Screening Panel. Outside of his legal practice, Anthony serves on the board of the Penobscot Theatre Company and John Bapst Memorial High School, demonstrating his commitment to the community.
Known for his warmth, attentiveness, and sense of humor, Anthony puts his clients at ease while providing top-notch legal representation. He believes in creating a positive and enjoyable experience for his clients, offering guidance and on occasion a touch of levity. Outside the office, Anthony enjoys lobstering, biking, skiing, and spending time with his family as well as with his beloved office dog, Sadie.
If you are seeking a dedicated and accomplished attorney who will prioritize your needs and deliver tailored legal solutions, contact Anthony D. Pellegrini at Rudman Winchell. Schedule a consultation today and experience firsthand the outstanding representation and personalized attention that Anthony provides to every client.
Areas of practice
Memberships and Affiliations
- Recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Copyright Law, 2018 – Current
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit, 1999
- Maine, 2000
- U.S. District Court, District of Maine, 2000
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2001
- Dartmouth College, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 1986
- Cornell University, Master of Engineering in Computer Science, 1987
- Boston University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1994