Juan Antonio is a financial services litigation and regulatory associate in O’Melveny’s Dallas office.
His litigation practice focuses on financial services and commercial litigation, and his experience includes securities and consumer class actions, shareholder and governance litigation, fiduciary duty claims, whistleblower actions, and contract disputes. Juan Antonio also advises clients on securities laws and market regulation issues, with an emphasis on digital assets, blockchain technology, and other fintech compliance and enforcement issues, and he is a frequent speaker on cryptocurrency and blockchain issues.
Juan Antonio’s regulatory experience further includes advising clients on compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), and other laws relating to anti-money laundering (AML), money transmission, sanctions programs, and data privacy. He also has significant experience with internal and regulatory investigations involving the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Department of Justice (DOJ), and the Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).
Juan Antonio is committed to pro bono service. Some of his matters include representing individuals seeking political asylum, nonprofit organizations in disputes involving the First Amendment, and families asserting claims under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). He has also served as an adjunct professor at Baylor University School of Law, where he was part of the writing faculty in the law school’s Practice Court program.