High Profile Cases

March 15, 2015

United States v. Liliana Trafficante

10 Cr. 650 (DAB), S.D.N.Y.   Ms. Trafficante was charged with wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with an approximately five-year scheme […]
March 15, 2015

United States v. Angelo Dipietro

04 Cr. 1110 (DLC), S.D.N.Y.   Served as co-counsel for Mr. Dipietro, who was charged with being a member of an Albanian organized crime group in […]
March 15, 2015

Salvatore Cotrona v Bovis Lend Lease

12095/08   12095/08 – On May 17, 2007, a pipe fell from the Deutsche Bank Building, piercing through firefighter Cotrona’s adjacent firehouse, causing him serious physical […]
March 15, 2015

United States v Joseph Shereshevsky

08 Cr. 1092 (DC), S.D.N.Y.   Mr. Shereshevsky was charged with conspiracy to commit securities fraud. The Government alleged that Mr. Shereshevsky participated in a 100 […]
March 15, 2015

United States v. Edmund Boyle

03 Cr. 970 (SJ), E.D.N.Y.   Served as co-counsel for Mr. Boyle, the lead defendant in a RICO indictment alleging bank robberies and burglaries across the […]
March 15, 2015

United States v. Salvatore Romano

09 Cr. 170 (JFB), E.D.N.Y.   Served as counsel for Mr. Romano, who was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, […]
March 15, 2015

United States v. James Bombino

07 Cr. 5775 (RBL), W.D.W.A.   Mr. Bombino was charged with multiple counts of wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft in the United States District Court […]
March 15, 2015

United States v. Grigoriy Dekhkanov, et al.

11 Cr. 581 (JFB), E.D.N.Y.   Mr. Dekhkanov was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud, one count of access device fraud, and […]
March 15, 2015

United States v Jimmy Cournoyer, et al.

12 Cr. 065, (SLT), E.D.N.Y.   Mr. Cournoyer is charged in a seven count indictment with being the organizer of a major international marijuana trafficking organization […]
March 15, 2015

United States v. Anthony Manzella

10 Cr. 0010 (ENV), E.D.N.Y.   Mr. Manzella was charged with Hobbes Act robbery, conspiracy to commit a Hobbes Act robbery, and unlawful use of a […]
March 15, 2015

United States v. John Melicharek

07 Cr. 907 (SAS) S.D. N.Y.   Mr. Melicharek was alleged to be an associate of the Genovese Organized Crime Family. He was charged conspiring to […]
March 15, 2015

United States v. Jonathan Braun

10 Cr. 433 (SLT), E.D.N.Y.   10 Cr. 433 (SLT), E.D.N.Y. – Mr. Braun was charged with one count of conspiring to import 1,000 kilograms or […]
March 15, 2015

United States v. Stephanie Shepard

10 Cr. 653 (GBD), S.D.N.Y.   Served as lead counsel for Ms. Shepard, who was charged with one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with […]
March 15, 2015

United States v. Thomas Carbonaro

02 Cr. 743 (RCC), S.D.N.Y.   Served as co-counsel for Mr. Carbonaro, who was charged in a multi-defendant RICO indictment that included charges of murder, conspiracy […]
January 19, 2015

People v. Gabriel Scianna

2007RI005447. Mr. Scianna pled guilty to assaulting a police officer. A Wade/Dunnaway hearing was granted in which five New York City police officers were cross-examined. Scianna […]
January 19, 2015

The Estate of Joseph P. Graffagnino

104784/08 A wrongful death cause of action on behalf of the Estate of firefighter Joseph P. Graffagnino, who at 33 years of age lost his life […]
January 19, 2015

United States v. Eliyua Ezagui

09 Cr. 185 (AR), E.D.N.Y. Mr. Ezagui was charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud. The Government alleged that Mr. Ezagui participated in an 18 million […]
January 19, 2015

United States v. Dina Wein Reis

08 Cr. 165, S.D. Ind. Mrs. Wein Reis was indicted in the Southern District of Indiana for wire fraud. The Government alleged that the fraud was […]
January 19, 2015

United States v. Frank DiMattina

10 Cr. 705 (JBW), E.D.N.Y. Served as lead counsel for Mr. DiMattina, an alleged Genovese Organized Crime Family associate, who was charged under the Hobbs Act […]
January 19, 2015

United States v. David H. Brooks

06 Cr. 550 (JS), E.D.N.Y. Mr. Brooks was the founder and CEO of DHB Industries, Inc., a publicly traded company that supplied body armor to the […]