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Anthony Shallat- Partner

Anthony Shallat is the managing partner of the San Francisco, California office, serving both Idaho and California clients. Anthony Shallat offers Outside General Counsel services to startups, franchises, and other emerging growth companies. Anthony’s experience includes representation of international franchisors and a track record of successfully advising startups in all types of industries.

Anthony has been nationally recognized by his peers as a rising star in business and corporate law practices. Anthony’s outside counsel specialties include global franchising, telecommunications, SaaS – PaaS and IaaS contract formation and negotiation, commercial contracts, seed funding and term sheet negotiations for startups, E-Commerce, corporate formation and governance, and general risk compliance.

Anthony also represents clients in state and federal litigation. Anthony’s litigation experience includes commercial contract breaches, shareholder disputes, corporate fraud, personal injury, car accidents, and franchise lawsuits. Anthony enjoys focusing on the step-by-step process of a lawsuit which allows his clients to frame a favorable narrative from the beginning of a dispute.

Born and raised in Boise, Anthony attended college in San Diego and then worked as a consultant in Washington, D.C. Anthony returned to Idaho to attend law school at the University of Idaho. Anthony is also a graduate of VC University, a venture capitalism program run by University of California Berkeley School of Law and the National Venture Capitalism Association.

Before joining Fisher Hudson Shallat, Anthony gained legal experience with the Department of Justice and practiced law as an associate with a large local firm. Anthony has also served as a legislative staffer for a U.S. Congressman and as a Commissioner on the City of Boise’s Historic Preservation Commission.

In his free time, Anthony enjoys traveling and skiing.

  • UC Berkeley School of Law, 2022
    VC University Certification
  • University of Idaho College of Law, 2014
    Juris Doctorate
  • University of San Diego, 2010
    Bachelor’s of Arts: Political Science
  • Idaho
  • US District Court (Idaho)
  • California
  • United States Court of Appeals – Ninth Circuit
  • Recognized by the Idaho Business Review as a 2019 “Up and Coming Lawyer” in Idaho.
  • Recipient of the Idaho Business Review’s Leaders in Law Award.
  • Recipient of the Idaho Business Review’s Accomplished Under 40 Award.
  • Senior Editor, Idaho Law Review.
  • Recipient of the University of Idaho College of Law “Pro Bono – Service with Distinction” award.
  • University of Idaho Dean’s List Honors: 2011, 2012, 2013.
  • Super Lawyers – Rising Star – 2021

  • Idaho State Bar
  • Idaho Trial Lawyer Association
  • American Bar Association Business Law
  • American Bar Association Forum on Franchising
  • California State Bar
  • Trailhead Boise Member and Sponsor
  • Boise Entrepreneur Week Presenter

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