TrialLitigation: tried more than a dozen federal criminal jury trials to verdict, including mail and
wire fraud, money laundering, bribery, and conspiracy cases managed defense of complex
parallel criminal and civil investigations, including representation of former chief compliance
officer of investment management company in joint SECNAG investigation, and managing
director of investment bank in connection with federal and state criminal investigations won
post-trial motions to vacate convictions in cases involving alleged structuring of currency
transactions and trial counsel’s conflict of interest civil litigation work includes trial of ERISA
claims on behalf of fund trustees, defense of multiple securities fraud class actions relating to
investments in derivatives, and successhl settlement of federal action resulting in individual
client’s control of $400 million company Appellate Litigation: argued approximately 10 cases
in U.S. Courts of Appeals; successfully briefed other cases in federal and state appellate courts;
recently authored amicus briefs in pending US. Supreme Court cases concerning constitutionality
of U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and legitimacy of sentencing enhancements.
Partner, Robbins, Russell, Englert, Orseck & Untereiner, July 2004-Present Partner, Crowell &
Moring LLP 2003-04 Assistant Federal Public Defender, Washington, D.C., 1997-2003, and
Cleveland, Oho, 1996-97 . Leonard, Street and Deinard, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1993-96;
Rogovin, Huge & Schiller (and successor firms), Washgton, D.C., 1989-93 . Deputy General
Counsel, Greenpeace, Washington, D.C., 1991-92 . Law Clerk to The Honorable hng L.
Goldberg, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1988-1989.
The University of Chicago Law School, J.D., mlth honors, 1988; Senior Comment Editor,
University of Chicago Legal Forum Columbia University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1984; Phi
Beta Kappa; Alan J. Willen Memorial Prize.
District of Columbia . U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 1991 U.S. Court of
Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1990; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit,
1996 U.S. Supreme Court, 1995.
Professional Organizations
Member, Practitioners’ Advisory Group, United States Sentencing Commission, January 2004-
Member, Steering Committee, Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section, District of
Columbia Bar, July 1999-Present.
Barrister, Edward Bennett Williams American Inn of Court, September 2003-Present.
Adjunct Professor, George Washington University Law School, September 1998-May 1999.
Guest Lecturer, George Mason University School of Law, 200 1 -Present.
Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.