Juan Antonio is a complex litigation and regulatory associate in O’Melveny’s Dallas office. His litigation practice focuses on financial services and general commercial litigation, and he has defended clients in lawsuits and investigations involving a wide range of subjects, such as the False Claims Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, securities violations, and contract and business tort law. Juan Antonio's experience spans all stages of litigation, including factual and legal investigation, discovery management, motions practice, and trial preparation.
Juan Antonio also advises financial institutions and technology companies on securities laws and market regulation issues, with an emphasis on emerging payment products and financial technology, including blockchain and cryptocurrency, as well as banking and financial regulations and licensing. His regulatory experience further includes advising clients on anti-money laundering, money transmission, data privacy, and consumer protection compliance.
Juan Antonio is committed to pro bono service. Some of his matters include representing individuals seeking political asylum in the United States. He is also an adjunct professor at Baylor University School of Law, where he assists the writing faculty in the law school’s Practice Court program.
- US District Court, Northern and Western Districts of Texas
- Baylor University School of Law, J.D.: magna cum laude; Senior Executive Editor, Baylor Law Review; Baylor Barrister Society
- Georgetown University, B.A.: Government and Sociology; George F. Baker Scholar
- Blockchain & Digital Assets 101: Breaking Down the Basics – People’s Law School, Baylor University School of Law (February 11, 2023)
- Non-Fungible Tokens and the Gamification of the Markets – Loan Syndications and Trading Association CLE (July 26, 2022)
- The Future of Finance is Now: Blockchain, NFTs, Cryptocurrency, and the Role of Digital Assets – Washington CLE (May 17, 2022)
- NFT Museums in the Metaverse - Dallas Bar Association Headnotes (March 2022)