Obtained Dismissal of Criminal Complaint Filed in the Eastern District of New York
Represented client investigated by Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Treasury for unlicensed money transmitting and money laundering. After conclusion of investigation, client was charged by U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York with a complaint alleging conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance. After a presentation and written submissions to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the complaint was dismissed with prejudice.
Negotiated Deferred Prosecution Agreement for Health Care Provider Charged with Bribery
Persuaded U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York to offer Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) to health care provider charged with bribery and other federal white-collar criminal offenses. The DPA resulted in the full dismissal of all charges.
Cross-Border Internal Investigation for Manufacturing Company Regarding Alleged Officer Embezzlement
Conducted an internal investigation for the holding company of a multinational manufacturer in response to allegations of embezzlement by company officer.
Successful Representation in State Securities Matter
Represented individual accused of various state securities violations. Successfully negotiated resolution with no admissions of fault or liability and with no fines or restitution.
Secured Significantly Below Guidelines Federal Sentence
Represented client charged in an Eastern District of New York federal indictment related to acts affecting interstate commerce. After pleading guilty, client’s sentence guidelines were calculated at 120 to 150 months of incarceration. Through creative and persuasive written and oral sentencing advocacy, the client was sentenced to only 48 months, with a recommendation that he be considered for early release 12 months prior to scheduled release date.
Represented Medical Supply Company in DHS Investigation into Counterfeit PPE
Represented medical supply company in Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency investigation into alleged counterfeit personal protection equipment (PPE). No criminal charges or enforcement actions were brought against the company.
Represented Alleged Leader of Racketeering Enterprise at Trial
Represented alleged leader of a racketeering enterprise at three-week trial in the Southern District of New York.
Provided Counsel to Medical Supply Company in Connection with Pandemic Related Policies and Procedures
Assisted medical supply company with a comprehensive update of policies, including on issues such as anti-price-gouging measures and compliance with ever-changing COVID-19 regulations.
Represented Individual in Pandemic Related Fraud Investigation by the DOJ
Represented individual being investigated by the U. S. Department of Justice for alleged fraud related to federal pandemic relief programs. Investigation was closed and no criminal charges were filed.
Secured Significantly Below Guidelines Federal Sentence in $10 Million Fraud Case
Client charged with various allegation of fraud in the Southern District of New York. Due to over $10 million alleged loss amount, client’s sentencing guidelines were 140 to 175 months of prison. After successful presentation to U.S. Attorney’s Office, client was offered plea agreement with significantly lower guidelines of 33 to 41 months of prison. Client received the significantly below guidelines sentence of time served and term of supervised release.
Negotiated Immunity Deal for Former Political Consultant in National Security Matter
Represented former political consultant subpoenaed to testify at espionage trial in Southern District of New York. Persuaded U. S. Attorney’s Office to offer immunity in the event client was called to testify.
Represented Physician in New York State Criminal Case and Parallel OPMC Disciplinary Proceeding
Obtained dismissal of all criminal charges against New York State physician. Negotiated term of probation for client from Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC), despite previous OPMC sanctions against physician.
Represented Nonprofit CEO at Fraud and Embezzlement Trial
Represented Chief Executive Officer of nonprofit organization accused of fraud and embezzlement at three-week trial in the Eastern District of New York.
Secured Federal Misdemeanor Plea in Southern District of New York Bank Fraud Case
Successfully persuaded the U.S. Attorney’s Office to offer a rare plea agreement to a misdemeanor for client charged in the Southern District of New York with bank fraud and other related crimes, who faced 30 years in federal prison. Client received a sentence of probation.
Represented Physician in Insurance Company Audit/Investigation
Negotiated settlement for less than 10% of insurance company claim and full release of all claims against physician accused of overbilling major U.S. medical insurance company.
Represented Highly Controversial Artist in Investigation Conducted by Multiple State Attorneys General
Represented highly controversial artist in multi-state investigation into alleged false statements made to government officials. The investigation was closed without the filing of any criminal charges.
Obtained Full Acquittal in Southern District of New York Trial
Obtained acquittal for client facing a mandatory minimum 15-year prison sentence in the Southern District of New York for allegations related to acts affecting interstate commerce.
Won Pre-Trial Suppression Hearing Resulting in Dismissal of All Charges for Government Contractor
Represented government contractor accused of unlawful surveillance in New York County Supreme Court. After contested suppression hearing, all electronic evidence seized and clients’ statements were suppressed, resulting in a dismissal of all charges.