High Profile Cases

March 9, 2018

United States v. Joseph Merlino

Merlino whose expensive suits and Rolls Royce are reminiscent of a bygone era, hired mob lawyer and Pace University law professor John Meringolo. Reputed Philly mob […]
March 8, 2018

United States v. John Zancocchio

United States v. John Zancocchio, On January 12, 2018, Mr. Zancocchio who is allegedly the Consigliere of the Bonnano Crime Family was indicted on Racketeering and […]
March 7, 2018

United States v. John “Tugboat” Tognino

United States v. John “Tugboat” Tognino. Mr. Tognino was charged with Racketeering and Gambling, he was sentenced to six months house arrest in September 9, 2017.
March 6, 2018

United States v. James Grant

New York Post February 26, 2018 Grant’s lawyer, John Meringolo, claimed in court papers that Bharara violated court rules and US Justice Department regulations by using […]
March 6, 2018

United States v. James Burke

United States v. James Burke. Mr. Burke is the former Police Chief of Suffox County he plead guilty to violating the Civil Rights of an individual […]
February 15, 2018
Cross examination in United States v. Libous by John C. Meringolo Esq. January 2015

United States v. Matthew Libous

14-CR-448 (VLB), S.D.N.Y.   Libous was charged with one count of obstructing the Internal Revenue Service and six counts of subscribing false tax returns. Mr. Libous […]
February 1, 2018

United States v. John A. Gotti

08 Cr.1220 (PKC), S.D.N.Y. Served as co-counsel for Mr. Gotti, who was charged in the Middle District of Florida in a three-count racketeering (RICO) and murder […]
January 19, 2018

United States v. Gregory Depalma, et al.

05 Cr. 228 (AKH), S.D.N.Y. Served as counsel for Mr. Depalma, who was charged in a 53-count RICO indictment. Prepared and argued motions on First, Fourth, […]
January 15, 2018

United States v. John Venizelos, et al

12-CR-65 (S-1) (RJD), E.D.N.Y.   Mr. Venizelos was charged with Conspiring to Import one billion dollars of Marijuana into the United States from Canada, as well […]
January 10, 2018

United States v. Mario Velez, et al.

13 Cr. 15 (PKC), S.D.N.Y. Mr. Velez was charged with conspiracy to commit extortion. On June 12, 2014, Mr. Velez was granted a deferred prosecution.
January 5, 2018

United States v. Armando Rea

 10 Cr. 767 (JBW), E.D.N.Y.   Mr. Rea was charged with RICO conspiracy, murder, attempted murder, extortion, and illegal gambling. The Government alleged that Mr. Rea […]
January 2, 2018

People v. Dr. Richard Lucente

Indictment No. 490-09. Served as counsel for Dr. Lucente, who was charged in a 154-count indictment with illegally selling and prescribing anabolic steroids, and was facing […]
January 1, 2018

People v. Carmine Falcone

January 31, 2016

United States v. Mia Dentico

July 7, 2015

United States v. John Cerbone

15-CR-223 (NGG) (E.D.N.Y.) Mr. Cerbone is charged with money laundering and conspiracy to distribute cocaine, marijuana, oxycodone, and amphetamines. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]
June 1, 2015

The State of New York and The City of New York v. BB’s Corner, Inc. Nitecap Entertainment Corp. et al.,

12 Cv. 1828 (KBF), S.D.N.Y.   BB’s Corner and Nitecap were charged with violating the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act, the Cigarette Marketing Standards Act, New York […]
March 15, 2015

Caleb Jamel Hooker v. United States

11-CV-2840 (LGS), S.D.N.Y.   Served as trial counsel for Mr. Hooker, whose lawsuit against the Bureau of Prisons alleged negligence, and violations of the Federal Tort […]
March 15, 2015

United States v. Calabretta

14-3969, 3d Cir.   Mr. Calabretta’s appeal, which contends that he was improperly designed a “career offender” within the meaning of the United States Sentencing Guidelines […]
March 15, 2015

United States v. Seymour Eisenberg

10 Cr. 600 (DLI), E.D.N.Y.   Mr. Eisenberg is charged with one count of conspiring to commit securities fraud, one count of securities fraud, and one […]
March 15, 2015

The Estate of Samir L. Wilkens v. Spotlight Live

111153/08   Mr. Wilkens was a patron at Spotlight Live, a Manhattan nightclub, when his life came to an abrupt end at the age of 20. […]