Antonio (Tony) Alcantara Tangonan

Articling Student

Ottawa
AAlcantaraTangonan@blg.com
613.237.0234 x30382

Antonio is an articling student that previously summered with the firm in 2020. He is a dual JD graduate from the University of Windsor and University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.

Antonio participated in the 2020 Donald G.H. Bowman National Tax Moot and coached Windsor Law’s 2021 team. He was the president of Windsor Law’s Tax Law Society, a teaching assistant for Canadian Income Tax, and judged several internal moot competitions.

Antonio worked in the Pro Bono Students Canada Tax Clinic in Windsor and the Federal Pro Se Legal Assistance Clinic in Detroit.

He was a judicial intern in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan on two separate occasions.

Antonio received book awards for having the highest grade in U.S. Constitutional Law, CDN & U.S. Professional Responsibility, U.S. Basic Federal Income Tax, and U.S. Introduction to Corporation and Partnership Tax.

He is a member of the Alpha Sigma Nu Honors Society and the Golden Key International Honor Society.

Antonio was attracted to BLG because of the opportunity to work on tasks from a wide range of practice areas. What sold him on the firm is the collegial working environment and the firm’s commitment to fostering connections within the community.

In Antonio’s spare time you can find him hiking, practicing martial arts or planning his next adventure.

Education

  • JD, University of Windsor, 2021
  • JD, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 2021 cum laude
  • BSc (Hons.), University of Toronto, 2018 High Distinction