Defended a former COO in the largest criminal private securities fraud litigation defending on charges of conspiracy, securities fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering. Currently defending in parallel multi-district civil suit, to include The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), where the SEC has sought a civil injunction on allegations of a scheme to defraud investors out of $2.6 billion.
Successfully defended a general surgeon in a medical malpractice lawsuit, in which a jury, after 1 hour and 21 minutes returned a unanimous verdict in favor of the doctor. Affirmed on appeal, Iglodi v. Tolentino, et al., 2007-Ohio-1982.
Affirmed by the Tenth District Court of Appeals on the trial court granting summary judgment against an attorney for malpractice. Goldberg v. Mittman, 2007-Ohio-6599, appeal not accepted for review by Ohio Supreme Court 2008-0195.
Successfully represented a defendant in federal court on the charge of knowingly possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.
Licensed since 1999
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|2009 Ohio Super Lawyer Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Litigation Associate||Columbus, Ohio private law firm||2005 - 2006|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Women Lawyers of Franklin County||Member||2008 - Present|
|ABA Ohio Regional White Collar Crime Subcommittee||Member||2008 - Present|
|ABA Ohio Young Lawyers Regional Subcommittee||Co-Chair||2008 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2008 - Present|
|John Mercer Langston Bar Association||Member||2008 - Present|
|DRI||Member||2007 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2007 - Present|
|American Bar Association, White Collar Crime||Member||2007 - Present|
|Columbus Bar Association, Federal Court Committee||Member||2006 - 2007|
|Capital University Law School Alumni Board of Directors||Member||2006 - Present|
|Columbus Bar Association, Minorities in the Law Committee||Member||2006 - 2007|
|Capital University Law School African American Law Alumni Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Columbus Bar Association||Member||1999 - Present|
|DRI Happenings||"Mortgage Fraud - Nationwide 'Operation Malicious Mortgage' Takedown"||2008|
|Newsletter of the ABA Criminal Justice Section's White Collar Crime Committee||Fundamental Fairness v. Profound Prejudices||2008|