Anthony W. Basch

    Member • Co-Chair of Corporate & Public Finance
    Office: Richmond
    Admissions: New York, Virginia


    Tony is Co-Chair of the firm’s Corporate and Public Finance Group and part of the China Team. Tony has worked on a variety of initial public offerings, private placements, secondary offerings and shelf registrations for companies listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange and American Stock Exchange. In addition, he assists listed companies with meeting their SEC and market compliance responsibilities. Tony advises public and private companies on a variety of corporate matters, from mergers and acquisitions to general corporate governance.

    Tony speaks Mandarin and regularly assists Chinese companies that are listed on U.S. markets with their securities law obligations. As a member of the China Team, he has completed IPOs on the NASDAQ Capital Market for several companies headquartered in the PRC.

    Representative Matters

    • Completed initial public offerings on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange for companies in the following industries:
      • Commercial
      • Enterprise resource planning
      • Shipping agency services
      • Oilfield services and digitalization
      • Wastewater treatment and fluid engineering
      • Medical devices
      • Traditional medicine
      • Accounting software
      • Commercial hog farming
    • Represented management in going private transaction
    • Represented companies in private placements of publicly held company securities
    • Represented Chinese purchasers of US agricultural products
    • Completed secondary offering of publicly held company securities
    • Assisted public companies in responding to regulatory investigations


    Recognition & Honors

    • Virginia Rising Stars; Law & Politics, 2009, 2013-2014
    • Race and Ethnic Ancestry Law Journal; Executive Editor & Articles Editor


    • American Bar Association
    • New York Bar Association
    • Virginia Bar Association
    • Richmond Bar Association
    • Association for the Support of Children with Cancer (ASK); Board Member
    • Richmond Road Runners Club; Board Member


    • Wabash College; A.B., summa cum laude, 1996
    • Indiana University; M.A., 1998
    • Washington & Lee University School of Law; J.D., cum laude, 2001