Dismissals & Nonprosecutions:
Dismissal of all charges in alleged $8.3 million international real estate Ponzi scheme
Dismissal of child abuse allegations and dismissal of NYC Administration for Child Services “indicated” finding.
Nonprosecution of student at elite NYC prep school despite serious sexual assault allegations
No arrest and no prosecution of client on million-dollar federal fraud allegations
No arrest and no prosecution of client facing possible federal mortgage fraud charges
No arrest and no prosecution of client facing possible federal child pornography charges
No arrest and no prosecution of client facing possible firearms trafficking charges
Investigated rape charges and persuaded District Attorney’s Office to dismiss rape complaint against client
Negotiated and achieved full dismissal of first-degree robbery charges in New York State prosecution
Thoroughly prepared client to testify before grand jury in weapons possession case, leading to the dismissal of the case by the grand jury
Trials And Suppression Of Evidence:
“Not guilty” trial verdict on federal murder in aid of racketeering charge for alleged violent gang member, despite the testimony of several cooperating witnesses
“Not guilty” trial verdict on conspiracy to distribute 50 kilos of cocaine, despite the testimony of two “cooperators”
“Not guilty” trial verdict on first- and second-degree murder charges despite client having confessed to the crime on videotape. The client faced a potential life sentence without parole
“Not guilty” trial verdict for client accused of assaulting his wife and threatening her with a handgun
“Not guilty” trial verdict for a client accused of repeatedly raping his adopted daughter. The client was facing up to 25 years in prison.
“Not guilty” trial verdict for a client accused of repeatedly stabbing her landlord. The client was facing up to 25 years in prison.
Achieved suppression of handgun, narcotics and counterfeit currency evidence n federal conspiracy case in Southern District of New York
Achieved suppression of handgun and ammunition evidence in a federal weapons case, leading to dismissal, in Eastern District of New York
Achieved suppression of physical evidence in federal credit card fraud prosecution.
“Not guilty” trial verdict for a client in federal weapons possession case
Probation sentence for a client facing attempted murder charges in two separate cases where complainants were hospitalized due to their injuries
Negotiated a plea to a nonviolent charge and a sentence that amounted to time served for a client facing second-degree murder charges where there was an incriminating videotape of the client and a “cooperator” identifying the client as being involved in the murder
Noncriminal disposition in a domestic violence case for a high-profile, internationally known client and managed to keep the case out of the media
Negotiated a favorable plea bargain for a client who faced the first New York State terrorism charges brought in Manhattan. At the beginning of the case, the client faced a potential sentence of life without parole. The client will serve less than five years in prison