Federal Criminal Cases

Over 20 years of success in Federal cases.

FEDERAL DRUG CONSPIRACY – NOT GUILTY
Won a federal criminal jury trial for a client charged with being in a large-scale drug conspiracy. The client was facing mandatory life in prison if convicted. The jury found him “not guilty” on all counts, despite wiretap evidence and the testimony of alleged co-conspirators.
(U.S. v. V.W.)

FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS CHARGES – NOT GUILTY
Won a federal jury trial for a prison guard falsely accused of civil rights and obstruction offenses. Our client was facing 20 years in prison if convicted.
(U.S. v. T.G.)

FEDERAL CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CASE – DISMISSED
Convinced federal prosecutors to dismiss a child pornography case a week before the trial was scheduled to begin. Our client was facing a minimum of 10 years in prison.
(U.S. v. M.K.)

FEDERAL DRUG CASE – NOT GUILTY
Won a federal criminal jury trial for a client indicted on federal drug charges in Macon, Georgia. The judge granted our motion and dismissed all charges.
(U.S. v. T.S.)

FEDERAL IMMIGRATION CRIMES – DISMISSED
Convinced federal prosecutors to dismiss two separate felony immigration smuggling charges against our client after finding a constitutional violation in the way police searched our client’s vehicle.
(U.S. v. J.K.)

FEDERAL DRUG CONSPIRACY – NOT GUILTY
Won a federal jury trial for a pilot falsely charged with importing several hundred kilos of cocaine into the U.S. from Mexico. Our client was facing life in prison if convicted.
(U.S. v. D.F.)

FEDERAL GUN CHARGES – NOT GUILTY
Won a federal criminal jury trial in Atlanta, Georgia for a client indicted for possessing illegal firearms. He was facing up to 10 years in federal prison.
(U.S. v. M.H.)

FEDERAL DRUG CONSPIRACY – DISMISSED
Convinced federal prosecutors to dismiss a federal drug case against our client in Macon, Georgia. We argued that the search of our client was unlawful and the government dismissed all charges. Our client would have been sentenced up to 30 years if convicted.
(U.S. v. G.D.)

FEDERAL GUN CHARGES – NOT GUILTY
Won a federal criminal jury trial for a U.S. soldier charged with firearm offenses in Savannah, Georgia. The federal judge granted our motion and dismissed all charges. Our client was facing up to 10 years in prison.
(U.S. v. N.D.)

FEDERAL “PILL MILL” PROSECUTION – MISDEMEANOR PROBATION
Successfully resolved “pill mill” allegations against an Atlanta doctor. He was facing over 20 years in prison. We negotiated a misdemeanor plea with no jail time and no loss of license.
(U.S. v. S.M.)

FEDERAL CIVIL RIGHTS AND OBSTRUCTION – NOT GUILTY
Won a federal criminal jury trial for a deputy sheriff who was indicted on multiple federal charges in Georgia. He was found not guilty on all counts by the jury after a high-profile criminal trial.
(U.S. v. R.G.)

FEDERAL DRUG CHARGES – DISMISSED
Successfully resolved a federal drug case in Atlanta when we helped convince prosecutors to dismiss an indictment against our client after he was arrested, but prior to the trial. The client was facing up to 20 years in prison.
(U.S. v. H.W.)

FEDERAL FRAUD CASE – DISMISSED
Convinced the federal government to dismiss a multi-million dollar fraud case against our clients in Atlanta a week before trial. Our clients could have been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
(U.S. v. V.R.)

FEDERAL THEFT CASE – NO PRISON TIME
Convinced a federal judge to sentence our client to probation in a theft of goods case from a military base. Our client was an officer who admitted involvement in the theft of government property. He was facing 10 years in prison.
(U.S. v. H.V.)

FEDERAL PUBLIC CORRUPTION INVESTIGATION – NOT CHARGED
Successfully represented an elected official who was the target of a federal public corruption criminal investigation in Georgia. We kept the client from being charged with any crime.
(U.S. v. T.C.)

FEDERAL FALSE STATEMNTS INVESTIGATION – NOT CHARGED
Convinced federal prosecutors in Atlanta, Georgia to grant our client immunity in a federal criminal investigation into police department corruption and abuse of power. Our client was a police officer initially identified as a subject of the investigation.
(U.S. v. B.B.)

FEDERAL DRUG CASE – SENTENCE REDUCED
Won a federal habeas appeal reversing our client’s maximum sentence on federal drug charges in Macon, Georgia.
(U.S. v. T.S.)

FEDERAL DRUG CASE – SENTENCE REVERSED
Filed a petition for certiorari that was granted by the United States Supreme Court. Our client’s sentence for a federal drug crime was reversed and remanded.
(U.S. v. T.E.)

FEDERAL DRUG CONSPIRACY – NO PRISON TIME
Successfully resolved a federal drug conspiracy case against our client in Athens, Georgia. Our client was facing a mandatory sentence of ten years, but we convinced the government to allow our client to enter a plea to a lesser charge. He received straight probation for his involvement in this federal drug case.
(U.S. v. E.P.)

FEDERAL IMMIGRATION CRIMES – DISMISSED
Persuaded Atlanta federal prosecutors to dismiss immigration fraud charges against our client the week before trial. The client was facing about 5 years in prison.
(U.S. v. S.G.)

FEDERAL DRUG CHARGES – MISDEMEANOR PROBATION
Assisted a well-respected doctor resolve federal criminal charges for unlawfully distributing medications over the internet. The doctor was facing up to 10 years in prison, but we were able to negotiate a plea to a misdemeanor offense with no jail time.
(U.S. v. A.R.)

FEDERAL MORTGAGE FRAUD CASE – NO PRISON TIME
Successfully represented an attorney and former prosecutor in a federal mortgage fraud investigation in Georgia. The case was resolved for a lesser charge and a sentence of straight probation.
(U.S. v. S.L.)

FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES – NO PRISON TIME
Convinced a federal judge in Gainesville, Georgia to sentence our client, an independent insurance agent, to straight probation for his admitted involvement in a $400,000 fraud case. The sentence was well below the applicable sentencing guidelines.
(U.S. v. D.B.)

FEDERAL TAX FRAUD CHARGES – NO PRISON TIME
Successfully resolved a federal tax fraud case in Macon, Georgia by negotiating a sentence of straight probation for our client. She was facing up to 10 years in prison and a restitution amount of almost half a million dollars.
(U.S. v. L.B.)

FEDERAL MORTGAGE FRAUD – NOT CHARGED
Convinced federal prosecutors in Atlanta to not charge our client with mortgage fraud offenses after we arranged for the client to cooperate against the major players in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud case.
(U.S. v. L.C.)

INTERNATIONAL CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CASE – DISMISSED
Resolved an international internet pornography investigation in the United States and Ireland. Our client was arrested in Ireland, but was later released and all charges were dismissed after we were retained to represent him.
(T.C. Investigation)

FEDERAL RICO AND DRUG CASE – DISMISSED
Convinced the government to dismiss a federal RICO indictment against our client in Atlanta. We rejected all plea offers and maintained our client’s innocence until the case was dismissed 3 days before trial.
(U.S. v. J.S.)

FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES – PRETRIAL DIVERSION, NO CONVICTION
Successfully resolved an Atlanta federal fraud case a week before trial by convincing the government to offer our client pretrial diversion. The case against her was later dismissed.
(U.S. v. M.F.)

FEDERAL FRAUD INVESTIGATION – NOT CHARGED
Helped our client, a criminal magistrate judge, avoid prosecution after she was named as a target in a federal fraud investigation. We met with the federal prosecutors and they agreed not to arrest or indict her.
(U.S. v. W.W.)

FEDERAL FRAUD INVESTIGATION – NOT CHARGED
Assisted a senior executive of a large multinational business who was served with a federal grand jury subpoena in a federal fraud investigation in Atlanta. Our client was not charged, and never even had to go to court.
(C.C. Investigation)

RICO INVESTIGATION – NOT CHARGED, ALL SEIZED ASSETS RETURNED
Successfully represented an investment firm in a RICO investigation in Atlanta and Marietta, Georgia. We negotiated the return of over half a million dollars of funds seized by law enforcement. We also kept the clients from being indicted.
(J.S.K. Investigation)

FEDERAL PUBLIC CORRUPTION CASE – NOT CHARGED
Helped our clients respond to grand jury subpoenas in a federal criminal bribery investigation involving the International Olympic Committee. Our clients were never charged with any crimes, and they did not have to appear in front of the grand jury.
(U.S. v. T.W.)

FEDERAL FRAUD CASE – NOT CHARGED
Successfully represented an investment advisor and CEO who was a target in a federal criminal fraud investigation. We kept our client from being charged with any crime.
(U.S. v. C.H.)

INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL FRAUD INVESTIGATION – NOT CHARGED
Resolved a criminal securities investigation in London for our client, a European foreign currency trading firm. Our client was not charged with any crime.
(WAS FSA Investigation)

FEDERAL THEFT AND FRAUD INVESTIGATION – NOT CHARGED
Successfully represented an Atlanta law enforcement officer investigated for theft of official funds. We were able to keep our client from being charged.
(State v. R.H.)

FEDERAL FRAUD INVESTIGATION – NOT CHARGED
Helped a client avoid federal prosecution in Atlanta after being named a target of a telemarketing fraud investigation. We met with the prosecutors, presented our client’s defense, and they agreed not to charge him.
(U.S. v. K.A.)