In re Investment Bank Managing Director: We represented a Managing Director of a well-respected investment banking firm in connection with a federal investigation. Our client was never charged.
State v. Client: Michael’s client was charged with second-degree insurance fraud. After Michael cross-examined the prosecution witness, the State agreed to dismiss the charges if the client completed a non-custodial program of supervision from his home in Florida.
In re Mayor: Our client was the sitting mayor of a New Jersey municipality. The Attorney General’s Office said the client was “two weeks away from indictment.” After our written and oral presentations – which proved that, as a matter of law, the mayor committed no crime and that, in all likelihood, the State’s wiretap was illegal – the matter was closed and no charges were filed.
In re Hedge Fund Executive: We represented a hedge fund executive during an investigation by the U.S. Attorney's Office. Our client was never charged.
In re Real Estate Developer: Our client was an executive and consultant under investigation by a County Prosecutor's Office for an alleged $1 million fraud. We convinced the prosecutor to forgo an indictment and permit a civil resolution between the parties.
United States v. Israeli National: The client was an Israeli national accused of conspiring to sell radio jammers to individuals in the Middle East. The federal criminal charge was dismissed and the matter was settled in a civil proceeding.
State v. Client: Michael’s client was charged with second-degree theft by deception and issuing bad checks in connection with a series of business transactions. We negotiated a civil settlement and the charges were dismissed.
In re Client: We represented the Assistant Executive Director and Engineer of a Municipal Water Commission, charged with violations of the New Jersey Safe Water Drinking Act, Conspiracy, and Official Misconduct.
In re Client: Michael represented a business owner in connection with a federal grand jury subpoena focused on suspected criminal activity related to international banking activities and accounts in Asia.
United States v. Client: Michael represented a defendant in connection with federal charges based upon a large scale identity theft ring. His client received probation and was ordered to pay approximately $34,000 in restitution.
United States v. Real Estate Agent/Title Agent: Following a guilty plea in federal court, our client faced a suggested guideline sentence of 27-33 months in prison and a restitution order of $2.5 million. The client was sentenced to three months incarceration, six months house arrest and ordered to pay $130,000 in restitution.
United States v. Client: Michael’s client was charged with bribing a LIUNA Union official. His client was sentenced to probation.
State v. Physician: Michael represented a physician charged with racketeering and insurance fraud. His client was sentenced to probation.
In re Securities Client: Michael represented a client in parallel criminal and civil matters brought by the N.J. Attorney General’s Office arising from allegations of securities fraud.
In re Client: Michael represented a witness in an investigation being conducted by the Office of the Inspector General, United States Department of Health and Human Services.
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