Anthony Franze is a critically acclaimed novelist with St. Martin’s Press, and a lawyer in the Appellate & Supreme Court practice of a prominent Washington, D.C. law firm.
Anthony has represented clients in more than forty cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and garnered national recognition as a “superb advocate” (The Legal 500), a high court “aficionado” (National Law Journal), and been named to the “DC Super Lawyers” list for appellate law. The New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and other news outlets have quoted or cited Anthony concerning the Supreme Court, and he has been a commentator on high-court issues for The New Republic, Bloomberg, The National Law Journal, and Supreme Court Insider.
For more than a decade, Anthony was an adjunct professor of law teaching courses in Federal Courts, Legal Rhetoric, and Appellate Practice, and he currently participates in a European faculty exchange program where he teaches at law schools abroad.
He writes legal thrillers under his own name, including THE LAST JUSTICE (2012), THE ADVOCATE’S DAUGHTER (2016), and THE OUTSIDER (2017), which has been in development for a television series on NBC. He writes commercial fiction under a pen name, and his 2021 novel was an Indie Next pick, a LibraryReads selection, an Amazon Editor’s Best Thriller, as well as a CNN, Newsweek, E!, BuzzFeed, Business Week, Goodreads, Parade, PopSugar, and Reader’s Digest best or most anticipated thriller of the year. His work has been translated into more than a dozen languages and optioned for television and film.