Notable Federal Criminal Defense Cases
LIRR Disability Fraud Conspiracy
Attained a favorable plea disposition for a former LIRR employee charged with disability fraud in this muti defendant federal conspiracy prosecution. United States v. Philip P.
Possession of Child Pornography
Achieved a 40 day jail sentence, with a minimum period of supervised release, for a 30 year old New York City media producer, charged with in Federal Court with Possession of Child Pornography. Also litigated the NYS Megan ‘s Law sex offender registration classification to the minimum, Level 1, designation. United States v. Matthew S.
Long Island Terrorism Prosecution
Received national media attention as lead counsel to a Babylon teenager charged in Federal Court for Providing Material Support to a Known Foreign Terrorist Organization. United States v. Justin K.
Securities Fraud Investigation
Represented Chief Compliance Officer and Manager of a Long Island securities investment company investigated by the FBI for Securities Fraud. After an extensive defense investigation and negotiations with Southern District of New York federal prosecutors, achieved a no prosecution agreement.
Environmental Toxic Dumping Prosecution
Defended the owner of the former Lawrence Aviation Industries site, the largest undeveloped parcel of privately owned land in the Town of Brookhaven, in a Federal environmental crime prosecution alleging illegal toxic dumping. United States v. Gerald C.
Tax Preparer Indicted in IRS Investigation
Client charged in a multi-million dollar Federal Tax Evasion Conspiracy indictment in Federal Court. After extensive investigation and litigation, achieved a sentence of no jail with restitution and supervised release. United States v. Humberto G.
FBI ‘Mob Leak’ Case
Counsel to an Investigator for the Nevada State Attorney General ‘s Office, prosecuted in Federal Court for selling top-secret FBI documents that were given to alleged organized crime figures. United States v. Maria E.
Federal RICO Death Penalty Eligible Murder Cases
Represented two defendants in separate gang related murder cases in Federal Court, both resulting in favorable plea dispositions. Successfully advocated to the United States Department of Justice, in Washington D.C., against the imposition of the death penalty as a possible sentence in both RICO prosecutions. United States v. Yobany C ; United States v. Edgardo S-G.
Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy
Retained by a Huntington man arrested for narcotics trafficking in Federal Court after a search warrant revealed 24 lbs. of cocaine and $3,000,000 inside of an apartment he owned. United States v. Adrian B.
Joint Task Force Drug Trafficking Investigation
Represented a Middle Island client arrested on Federal Cocaine Trafficking, Weapons Possession and Arson charges in Federal Court. Client was alleged to have been running a multimillion dollar drug ring on Long Island. United States v. Samuel T.
OxyCotin Distribution Ring
Successfully represented a Florida client indicted in Federal Court for participating in an OxyCotin distribution ring. Plea disposition resulted in a sentence of no jail and five years probation. United States v. Jacqueline B.
Stolen Car-Chop Shop Conspiracy
Lead counsel for Nassau County client charged in Federal Court with operating a stolen car ring on Long Island. United States v. Thomas R.
MacArthur Airport Pipe Bomb Case
Defended a Florida client charged in Federal Court with various crimes for attempting to board a plane at MacArthur with a pipe bomb, fireworks and a 7 inch knife in his backpack. United States v. Steven N.
Physician charged with Narcotics Distribution
Lead counsel at sentencing for a Great Neck doctor charged with unlawfully issuing pain killer prescriptions to patients. United States v. Eric J.