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David Paul Weber

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Banking, Military Law, Consumer Protection, Probate, White Collar Crime

About Me

Small town values - Big city experience.


I am an attorney, certified fraud examiner, and registered private investigator.  Until 2013, I was the Assistant Inspector General for a major federal agency.  Prior to that, I spent my career as a federal investigator and trial attorney, focused on banking, employment, criminal and civil investigations. I am also a faculty member at the University of Maryland, College Park, where I teach ethics, fraud and professionalism at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 


My practice is focused on helping people get back on their feet - as well as representing small and medium sized businesses.  If you need counsel, we can probably help.  Please contact us for more information at www.goodwinweberlaw.com


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1999

  1. Employment & Labor: 40%
    17 years
  2. Banking: 20%
    16 years
  3. Military Law: 15%
    3 years
  4. Probate: 10%
    3 years
  5. Other: 15%
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Payment

Fees:

Retainer (Always)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

6 total 

  • Jan Ingham Berlage

    David Weber and I serve on the Maryland Defense Force together. In that capacity, I have gotten to know David and to see that he is both an excellent attorney as well as a person. I fully endorse him.

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    Jan Berlage Lawsuits & Disputes Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Julie Goodwin Weber

    David and I have worked on a number of matters together. He is a highly intelligent lawyer, who is able to quickly and accurately synthesize information and come up with an out-of-the-box solution to even difficult and unusual problems. David handles all of my probate litigation; I trust him with my most important client litigation matters.

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    Julie Weber Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact Info

Goodwin Weber PLLC

267 Kentlands Blvd.
Suite 250
Gaithersburg, MD, 20878

Goodwin Weber PLLC

Chrysler Building
405 Lexington Avenue, 26th Floor
New York, NY, 10174

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Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MDActive201306/08/2015
DCActive 200005/24/2015
NYCurrently registered 199903/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Professional Development RibbonMaryland Military Department2014
Honorable Service RibbonMaryland Military Department2014
Woodrow Wilson Visiting FellowshipCouncil of Independent Colleges2013
Va. Dept. Ciminal Justice Certification as Private InvestigatorNorthern Virginia Security Academy2013
Commission - Kentucky ColonelCommonwealth of Kentucky2011
Misson Achievement AwardFederal Deposit Insurance Corporation2011
Special Act or Service AwardU.S. Department of the Treasury2010
Special Act or Service AwardU.S. Department of the Treasury2009
Special Act or Service AwardU.S. Department of the Treasury2008
Certified Fraud ExaminerAssociation of Certified Fraud Examiners2007
Special Act or Service AwardU.S. Department of the Treasury2007
Mission Achievement AwardFederal Financial Institution Examination Council2006
Special Act or Service AwardU.S. Department of the Treasury2006
Special Act or Service AwardU.S. Department of the Treasury2005
Commendation LetterTexas Department of Insurance2005
Special Act or Service AwardU.S. Department of the Treasury2004
Special Act or Service AwardU.S. Department of the Treasury2003
Commendation LetterUnited States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida2003
Special Act or Service AwardU.S. Department of the Treasury2002
Special Act or Service AwardU.S. Department of the Treasury2001
Quest for Excellence - Excellence in Bank Supervision AwardOffice of the Comptroller of the Currency2001
Honorary Court Security Officer, Northern District of New YorkUnited States Marshals Service2000
Special Act or Service AwardU.S. Department of the Treasury2000
Water Buffalo Award in EvidenceProfessor H.D. Lewin1998
CertificateJustinian Honor Society1998

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
LecturerUniversity of Maryland, College Park2014 - Present
Lieutenant Colonel, Judge Advocate CorpsMaryland Defense Force2013 - Present
PrincipalGoodwin Weber PLLC2012 - Present
Assistant Inspector General for InvestigationsU. S. Securities & Exchange Commission2012 - 2013
Supervisory Counsel and Chief of Enforcement Unit IFederal Deposit Insurance Corporation2010 - 2011
Commissioner, Landlord - Tenant AffairsCity of Gaithersburg2010 - Present
Adjunct Associate ProfessorUniversity of Maryland University College2009 - Present
MemberKentlands Historical Trust2003 - 2015
Special Counsel for EnforcementOffice of the Comptroller of the Currency2000 - 2010
Judicial Law ClerkUnited States District Court For The Northern District Of New York1998 - 2000

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Association of Federal Defense AttorneysMember2013 - Present
MSBA Special Committee on Veterans' Affairs and Military LawMember2013 - Present
Bar Association of Montgomery CountyMember2013 - Present
Maryland State Bar AssociationActive Member2013 - Present
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni AssociationMember2013 - Present
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Alumni AssociationMember2013 - Present
FraudbustersMember2013 - Present
Federal Law Enforcement Officers AssociationActive Member2012 - Present
Fraternal Order of PoliceActive Member2011 - Present
International Defensive Pistol AssociationActive Member2010 - Present
National Rifle Association - Institute for Legislative ActionMember2010 - Present
U.S. Supreme Court BarMember2008 - Present
Association of Certified Fraud ExaminersMember2007 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2000 - Present
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York BarMember1999 - Present
Justinian Honorary Law SocietyMember1998 - Present
Order of the CoifMember1998 - Present
Association of National Park RangersActive Member1995 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Weber v. Securities and Exchange CommissionWon in MSPB and USDC
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation v. Republic BankCase settled for significant fine, and cease and desist order in favor of government.

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Syracuse University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Syracuse UniversityCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science1995

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Undergraduate CoursesEthics and Professionalism in Accounting2015
Undergraduate CoursesEthics and Professionalism in Accounting2014
Undergraduate CourseFraud and Forensic Accounting2013
Undergraduate CourseFraud and Forensic Accounting2012
Undergraduate 300-level classFraud Detection and Deterrence2012
Undegraduate CourseFraud and Forensic Accounting2011
Graduate 600-level courseCriminal Justice2010
Annual International Fraud ConferenceDodd-Frank, Financial Reform, and the Banking Crisis2010
Graduate 600-level courseCriminal Justice2009
Graduate 600-level classFraud Examination and Analysis2009
Undergraduate ClassFinancial Institution Law2008
Graduate 600-level courseInternet Research, Investigations and Writing2008
Foriegn Bank Supervision SchoolForeign Bank Supervisory Training / Foreign Technical2008
FFIEC Fraud SchoolFundamentals of Fraud for State and Federal Bank Examiners and Investigators2007
Enforcement & Compliance Division TrainingClaims of Privilege in Federal Bank Enforcement2007
Enforcement & Compliance Division TrainingThe Right to Financial Privacy Act2007
Russian Federation Technical AssistanceRule of Law and Anti-Corruption Training / Foreign Technical Assistance2005