Real Estate Litigation
Partnership and Corporate Shareholder Disputes
Professional Liability Claims
Alternative Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Arbitration
CRIMINAL & ENFORCEMENT
White Collar Criminal Defense
Criminal Tax Defense
ATTORNEY ETHICAL & DISCIPLINARY ISSUES
Cases in Which We Obtained Noteworthy Results for Our Clients:
Inter-Trade, Inc. v. CNPQ, 761 A.2d 834 (D.C. 2000) ($5 million judgment reversed for trial court’s abuse of discretion in imposing discovery sanction barring client testimony and introduction of evidence).
Bishop v. District of Columbia, 401 A.2d 955 (D.C. 1979), aff'd en banc, 411 A.2d 997 (1980) (D.C. professional tax invalidated, compelling $40 million refund to taxpayer class and prohibiting future enforcement of the tax).
In re Johnson, 80 B.R. 791 (Bnkr. E.D. Va. 1987) (Obtained $1.5 million judgment for plaintiff class of victims of Ponzi scheme against claims of Internal Revenue Service).
United States v. Bellosi, 501 F.2d 833 (D.C. Cir. 1974) (all evidence obtained in multi-defendant conspiracy prosecution by use of wiretaps suppressed for failure to comply with Title III of the Omnibus Crimes and Safe Streets Act).
Petway v. United States, 391 A.2d 798 (D.C. 1978) (rape conviction reversed because of improper judicial conduct).
United Sates v. Ford, 553 F.2d 146 (D.C. Cir. 1977) (all evidence obtained in multi-defendant drug prosecution by use of “bug” planted in defendants’ store suppressed because of unconstitutionally broad wiretap order).
Jack Kent Cooke v. Suzanne Martin Cooke, 474 S.E. 2d 159 (Va. 1996) (reversal of child support order for failure of trial court to follow appropriate guidelines).
United States v. Singleton, 177 F.Supp.2d 12 (D.D.C. 2001) (conspiracy indictment dismissed as violative of defendant’s constitutional right against self-incrimination).
United States v. Cobar, 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 81973 (D.D.C.) (conspiracy indictment dismissed for improper venue).