Criminal Litigation

We represent clients in when criminal proceedings arise:

  • Criminal Litigation
  • White-Collar Crime

We vigorously defend their rights and are experienced in working with a variety of local, state and federal investigations.


Criminal Litigation

We successfully defended a business owner against criminal charges of fraud. The prosecution claimed that the business executive gained control over more than $250,000 by forging documents and misleading business associates. The defendant had a contractual relationship with a business where millions of dollars in fees and costs were exchanged. The defendant was to pay its partner upon receipt of funds from clients.

+ Read Full
People v. John James

People v. John James, obtained the jury acquittal of a young man who was a relative of a prominent supporter of Mayor Washington who was accused of an attempted murder on three police officers. The trial judge who refused to recuse himself was a close ally of Mayor Washington’s main opponent and unfortunately his own brother was a police officer who had been shot. The Defendant was accused of shooting at the police officers at point blank range.

+ Read Full
People v. Folaron

People v. Folaron, obtained the jury acquittal of a Viet Nam veteran who received a purple heart and was accused of a capital murder in a double homicide. In addition to two eyewitnesses the prosecution used a nationally prominent anthropological expert in an effort to bolster the identification witness’ testimony. This expert was previously undefeated in twenty other jurisdictions in murder cases.

+ Read Full
Criminal Representation

Successfully represented a wholesale pharmaceutical distributor accused of conspiring to defraud the United States and causing over $3 million in losses; negotiated multi-jurisdictional plea agreement and sentence of probation on the client’s behalf

+ Read Full
People v. McManamon

People v. McManamon, obtained jury acquittal of a Cook County Sheriff’s deputy charged with the murder of his wife; wife was shot at point blank range. State put on witnesses who claimed there was a loud argument immediately preceding the gunshot about his wife becoming a Jehovah Witness and rejecting her Catholicism. Successfully convinced the jury that it was an accidental shooting. Resolved 1987

+ Read Full
People v. Gens

People v. Gens, successfully defended a prominent attorney who had been indicted for theft for a series of business transactions. Resolved early 90′s.

+ Read Full
People v. Mearday

People v. Mearday, obtained jury acquittal of defendant in high profile case with intense media coverage including interviews by ABC Network’s “20/20.” The case involved an African American male who had been beaten by the police and then video-taped by various news organizations in the hospital showing the level of injuries that he had sustained. An entire city became gripped by the drama

+ Read Full
People v. Gianakis

People v. Gianakis, successfully defended the prominent owner of Hickory Hills Country Club and numerous other restaurants against accusations that he had sexually assaulted and battered an employee. The complainant filed criminal charges and a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

+ Read Full