Carlos Ghosn’s Fugitive Status

Our firm frequently represents people charged in significant federal criminal cases. We have over 20 years of experience defending people charged in these types of cases, some involving international matters. When issues involving international extradition appear in the news, media will sometimes contact Attorney Page Pate, who often serves as a legal analyst and is…

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Our Firm Secures Major Whistleblower Settlement

Pate & Johnson has successfully represented whistleblowers for many years, resulting in a number of very large settlements on behalf of their whistleblower clients. When the government intervenes in these cases and significant settlements are reached, the cases often appear in the news.  In this case, our clients brought a claim against Avanir, a pharmaceutical…

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Carlos Ghosn Flees Japan

Recognized as an international criminal lawyer and legal analyst, Attorney Page Pate is often contacted by the media to discuss important cases appearing in the news. In this case, the former Chairman of Nissan, Carlos Ghosn, was charged with financial misconduct and breach of trust in Japan. His trial was scheduled in April 2020, but…

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What is Compassionate Release at the BOP?

“Compassionate Release” refers to a program at the federal Bureau of Prisons that allows an inmate in certain situations to be released from custody before the complete sentence has expired. The Compassionate Release program is discretionary with the BOP, but . recent change sin the law now allow an inmate to petition the district court…

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