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Areas of Practice

FEDERAL AND STATE CRIMINAL DEFENSE

We represent individuals and corporations from the investigatory stage to arrest/bail, indictment, trial, sentencing, and post conviction including appeal.  We handle the full spectrum of federal and state criminal prosecutions, including, but not limited to:

General Crime:  We represent individuals accused of various offenses including drug possession offenses, drug sale offenses, homicide, assault, domestic violence, menacing, robbery, burglary, grand larceny and other larcenies, extortion, weapon and firearm possession and related offenses, kidnapping, obstruction of justice, forgery, perjury, driving while intoxicated (DWI), driving while ability impaired (DWAI), criminal trespass, B.A.S.E jumping, reckless endangerment, prostitution, sexual harassment offenses, desk appearance tickets, extradition issues, disciplinary hearings, bench warrants and other warrants, Campus Discipline offenses, and others.

White Collar Crime:  We represent individuals accused of crimes including social security fraud, insider trading, money laundering, health care fraud, securities fraud, bank fraud, mortgage fraud, public corruption related charges, criminal tax prosecutions, and mail and wire fraud.

Computer Fraud Crime: We represent individuals accused of computer and hacking related crimes including identity theft, aggravated identity theft, computer fraud and abuse, crimes related to the improper use of access devices, DDOS attacks, credit card fraud, and others.

Conspiracy Crime:  We represent individuals accused of involvement in complex conspiracies often charged with Racketeering (RICO), Extortion, Loan Sharking, Gambling, Narcotics trafficking offenses, Firearm trafficking offenses and several other various conspiracy related offenses.  

Post Conviction and Appellate Practice:  We represent individuals on appeal and other post-conviction proceedings including 2255 petitions (habeas), 440 motions, 330.30 motions.  We have also been successful obtaining bail pending appeal for numerous clients. 


 
 
 

CIVIL AND BUSINESS LITIGATION

We offer broad civil litigation experience in both federal and state matters. Our attorneys have represented clients and appeared in federal courts across the United States.

Defamation Prosecution and Defense: We prosecute and defend defamation lawsuits, including claims for libel, slander, false light, and invasion of privacy.

Civil Rights Violations: We prosecute civil rights violations against the government on behalf of those whose rights were violated.

False Advertising, Trademark and Copyright: We prosecute and defend lawsuits for false advertising, trademark, copyright, publicity right, trade secret, and other intellectual property matters.

Commercial Litigation: We litigate and assist businesses, entrepreneurs, and start-ups in lawsuits involving breach of contract, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, trade secret misappropriation, and general business disputes.

Tort Litigation: We prosecute and defend lawsuits for assault, battery, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and personal injury.

Entertainment Industry Disputes: We assist individuals and businesses in the entertainment industry resolve disputes.


 
 
 

ENTERTAINMENT LAW

We also offer legal representation in entertainment related matters, including music, film and television, art, graphic design, fashion, photography, and the performing arts. We service creative talent, bands, studios, and music industry individuals in negotiating and drafting all forms of talent agreements and offer transactional legal support ranging from studio and label deals to independent projects.
 

Synchronization Clearances
Master Licensing
Mechanical Licensing
Non-Disclosure & Confidentiality Agreements
Independent Label and Distribution Deals
Live Performance Agreements
Master Licensing
Mechanical Licensing
Merchandising
Photography Service Agreements
Record Deal Contracts
Compilation Licensing Agreements
Consultation
Distribution Deals
Endorsement Agreements
Management Agreements
 

Recording Studio Contracts
Representation Agreements
Scriptwriter Deals
Song Registrations
Songwriter Deals
Songwriter Splits
Synchronization Clearances
Touring Agreements
Trademark Licensing
Copyright Registration and Licensing
Work for Hire Agreements
Audio-Visual Agreements
Book Publishing Agreements
Collaboration Agreements
Co-Publishing Agreements
Licensing & Clearance