Anthony Andricks

Counsel

Firmwide Vice Chair, LGBTQ Initiative, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Initiative

Overview

Anthony practices commercial real estate law with a focus on representing shopping center owners and developers with acquisitions and dispositions, as well as with strategic planning including expansions, reconfigurations, parcelization and subdivision, and leasing of real property, including key roles in the firm’s representation of:

(1) A publicly-traded owner of shopping centers in its parcelization and contribution of approximately 40 single-tenant net leased properties into a joint venture between the owner and its investors to seed a $1 billion platform;

(2) A national real estate management and development company in its conversion to a REIT;

(3) A publicly traded REIT in its $1.93 billion joint venture acquisition of 71 shopping centers with one of the world’s leading investment firms;

(4) An automotive parts manufacturer in its $1.6 billion sale to a German-based auto parts maker;

(5) An equity investor in its investment in a $1 billion wind farm energy project spanning several properties in the Midwest; and

(6) A telecommunications company in its approximately $44 million portfolio acquisition of cellular communications towers across the United States.

With a passion for increasing diversity within the legal field, Anthony serves as the Firmwide LGBTQ+ Vice Chair for the firm’s Diversity Equity & Inclusion Initiative.

In July of 2015, Anthony was selected by the National LGBT Bar Association as one of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 – Class of 2015. The LGBT Bar established this award to recognize outstanding LGBT legal professionals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in their field and demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBT equality.

PublicationsDistinctions
  • Diversity Champion Award: In 2016, Anthony received the Thompson Hine Diversity Champion Award, which is awarded annually to the person who best exemplifies Thompson Hine’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in his or her professional and personal life and who demonstrates exceptional commitment and efforts to promote inclusion both within the firm and in the community at large. 
  • National LGBT 40 Under 40: Anthony was selected by the National LGBT Bar Association as one of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 – Class of 2015. The LGBT Bar established this award to recognize outstanding LGBT legal professionals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in their field and demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBT equality.
Professional and Civic

Professional Associations

  • International Council of Shopping Centers, member
  • Urban Land Institute, member
  • American Bar Association, member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, member
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, member; Founder and past Co-Chair of LGBT & Allies Committee
  • Plexus LGBT & Allied Chamber of Commerce, member

Community Activities

  • LeadDiversity, Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio, Class of 2019
  • Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association, Trustee 2019-2021