Anthony J. Nemo
Tel: (612) 339-9121
Toll Free: (888) 707-MESH (6374)
Fax: (612) 339-9188
1616 Park Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
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"My goal is to provide professional and ethical legal representation, while helping the 'little guy' assert and protect his or her legal rights."
Tony Nemo’s practice focuses on class action, personal injury, and product liability, with a special emphasis on helping people who have been injured by defective drugs and medical devices. Throughout his over 15 years of practice, Mr. Nemo has recovered more than $50 million in settlements and verdicts for his clients.
Mr. Nemo has extensive experience in both the state and federal appeals courts, involving complex issues of federal court jurisdiction, mass tort resolution, and bankruptcy law. He has represented thousands of people injured by medical devices, such as pacemakers, the Copper-7 and Dalkon Shield IUDs, cardio defibrillators, cochlear implants, and surgical mesh. He has also helped clients injured by drugs and over-the-counter medications, including Fen-Phen, Redux, Baycol, Permax, Vioxx, and Zicam.
An attorney with Meshbesher & Spence since 1990, Mr. Nemo currently serves on the Firm's Board of Directors. He has lectured at both local and national continuing legal education seminars, has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Law & Politics, and is listed in Who's Who in American Law and Who's Who in the World.
Tony Nemo has been appointed Liaison Counsel to the U.S. District Court in the federal multi-district litigation involving claims on behalf of individuals injured by the Rejuvenate and ABGII hip implant devices manufactured and distributed by Howmedica Osteonics Corporation and Stryker Orthopaedics. The litigation, In re: Stryker Rejuvenate and ABGII Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation (MDL No. 13-2441) has been assigned to the Honorable Donovan W. Frank for coordinated and consolidated pretrial proceedings in the U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota. This litigation could potentially be one of the largest medical device lawsuits in history.
Mr. Nemo is also actively involved in the Knights of Columbus, the Laymen's Retreat League, the Minnesota Territorial Pioneers, the Owatonna Aware Shrine Club, and the Saint Paul Vulcans.
1991 Minnesota Supreme Court;
1992 U.S. District Court (MN and AZ);
1995 U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals;
1996 U.S. Supreme Court;
2000 U.S. District Court (Eastern WI and CO);
2008 Wisconsin Supreme Court;
2009 U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals
Also admitted to practice on an annual basis before the tribal courts
of the Prairie Island Indian Community and the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe.
2015 U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
JD 1991, William Mitchell College of Law
BA 1986, University of St. Thomas (cum laude)