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Anthony M. Gantous

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Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Virginia Beach, VA

Anchor Legal Group, PLLC
5101 Cleveland St, Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Phone: 757-550-2075
Fax: 757-909-7241
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015
Licensed in Virginia Since: 2003
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Business Litigation, Transportation/Maritime
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Anthony M. Gantous is a partner with Anchor Legal Group, PLLC, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. A top-ranked trial lawyer with more than 17 years of total legal experience, Mr. Gantous provides invaluable counsel and support to clients throughout the greater Virginia Beach metro and surrounding areas who have suffered a serious injury or lost a loved one due to medical malpractice or some other preventable tragedy caused by another party's negligence or wrongdoing.

Mr. Gantous began his legal career as an insurance defense attorney, where he represented the rights and interests of major health care providers, hospitals, physicians, pharmaceutical companies and others. As such, he has a wealth of knowledge and insight into the industry, which helps him devise the most effective strategies possible to help his plaintiff clients obtain the maximum amount of compensation they deserve.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Gantous has earned designation as among the Top Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers from The National Trial Lawyers along with many other consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers as being among the top 2.5% of attorneys in his region. He has also received numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients, and he finds great reward in being able to help so many individuals and families in his area during their times of dire need.

A 1997 graduate of the American University with a degree in public policy, Mr. Gantous obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2003. He also received his certificate in alternative dispute resolution, and he served as a teaching assistant as well as a member of the Pepperdine Law Review.

Mr. Gantous is admitted to practice in Ohio and Virginia as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and the Eastern District of Virginia. He is an active member of the Ohio State Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association, the Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association and the Virginia Beach Bar Association, where he has served on the organization's Mentoring and Golf Committees. He also volunteers with the Eastern District of Virginia Criminal Justice Act Panel and the “For Kids” Homework Program.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 10%Transportation/Maritime
Focus Areas

Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Non-Compete Agreements, Admiralty & Maritime Law, Transportation Law


4 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2012 - 2015

About Anthony M. Gantous

First Admitted: 2003, Virginia

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Ohio Bar (2003); Virginia Bar (2009); U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; Ohio Bar Association; Virginia Bar Association; Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association; Virginia Beach Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Medical Privacy Litigation: What You Don’t Know About This New Trend Could Burn You, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Journal, Vol. 1, No. 12, March 2009


  • Super Lawyers – Rising Stars, 2012 – 2015
  • Super Lawyers, 2019-2021
  • Virginia Legal Elite, 2015

Educational Background

  • American University, 1997

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law, 2003

Industry Groups

  • Business Litigation
  • Construction
  • Maritime
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Serious Auto And Trucking Accidents
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
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Office Location for Anthony M. Gantous

5101 Cleveland St
Suite 100
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Phone: 757-550-2075

Fax: 757-909-7241

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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