|MD||Inactive - Retired||2007||02/27/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Excellence for the Future Award - Advanced Constitutional Law||CALI||N/A|
|N/A||Criminal Defense Attorney||2006 - Present|
|Rackets Bureau - Assistant D.A.||Manhattan D.A.||2002 - 2006|
|Assistant District Attorney||Special Narcotics Prosecutor / Manhattan D.A.||1997 - 2001|
|Terrorism & Organized Crime Unit - Law Student||U.S. Attorney, Southern District of New York||1996 - 1996|
|Special Associate||Sidley & Austin||1995 - 1996|
|Personal Assistant to C.J. Warren Burger (ret)||Supreme Court of the United States||1993 - 1995|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Federal Bar Council||N/A||N/A|
|New York City Bar Association, International Law Committee||N/A||N/A|
|New York City Bar Association, Uniform State Laws Committee||N/A||N/A|
|New York County Lawyers' Association||N/A||N/A|
|New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||N/A|
|Phi Alpha Delta||N/A||N/A|
|Tax fraud||Not prosecuted|
|Embezzlement||No jail. No fine.|
|Procurement Fraud||No jail, No fine|
|See all legal cases|
|The Criminal Lawyer||The Criminal Lawyer||2011|
|Inside the Minds: Strategies for Defending Internet Pornography Charges||Understanding the Investigative Process to Better Defend Your Client||2008|
|A Brief Primer on International Law||A Brief Primer on International Law||2007|
|American Criminal Law Review||Antitrust Violations||1995|
|Georgetown University Law Center||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|University of Virginia||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Search & Seizure in 60 Minutes||Search & Seizure||2011|
|Insider Trading: What VC and PE Firms Must Do to Avoid Trouble||Insider Trading||2011|
|Hope for Hopeless Cases V: Defending the DNA Case||DNA Evidence||2010|
|Hope for Hopeless Cases IV: Your Client Confessed! Now What?||Confessions||2009|
|Hope for Hopeless Cases III: Better Loss Calculations for Lower Sentences in Financial Crimes||White Collar Crime||2009|
|Hope for Hopeless Cases II: Defending Wiretaps and Tape Recordings||Title III Wiretaps and Eavesdropping||2009|
|Hope for Hopeless Cases I: Defending an Internet Pornography Case||Child Pornography||2008|
Posted by Anthony
Has done very efficient job with my B Felony case from conference with D.A , mitigating circumstances & written motions & follow up,etc.
he has a vast array of resources to utilize & great social workers to intervene & advocate alternative resolution besides jail.
but as an addict its hard to live up to your "End" of the bargain & i may be needing a higher level of care.As pending charges may arrive i am hoping for help thru Mr. Burney once again & a
favorable disposition is reached.
Posted by anonymous
I was arrested on a misdemeanor drug charge. The government offered me 3 days community service, but I pled Not Guilty upon the urging of my attorney who felt fairly assured that he could preserve my clean criminal record. There were moments over the next two months that I felt very nervous, and even wished I had taken the government's offer. However, my attorney worked closely with Mr. Burney to negotiate a far better plea than what had been offered. Although they were not able to get the charge dismissed entirely, I walked away with a clean criminal record, a mere violation (equivalent of a moving violation), and no community service. I had direct contact with Mr. Burney who struck me as kind, compassionate and highly knowledgeable. I'm aware that he assisted my attorney in drafting a motion and handled some of the conversations with the D.A. It was excellent team work, and I'm very glad that I stuck it out and can honestly say to whoever might inquire that I have never been convicted of a crime.
Posted by anonymous
This review concerns a criminal case. I was never arrested in this matter rather I was a witness. I had given testimony to the police which I later realized was, on the balance, false and inaccurate and which tragically led to the arrest of a close friend. There was a possibility that I might have faced a perjury charge. I went to Mr. Burney for a consultation. He struck me as brilliant and compassionate. Outside of the consultation, I did not hire him for this matter as I had not been and was never arrested. Rather, I utilized the advice he gave me to settle the matter without being formally represented by an attorney. Nonetheless, I greatly appreciate the assistance given in one of the most scary and horrific situations in my life.
Richard Levitt, Criminal defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
Nathan and I recently worked together on a complex criminal antitrust case. His grasp of the issues was superb and his preparation and skillful presentation resulted in the court's rejection of the government's expert testimony in favor of the defense analysis. He was a pleasure to worth with.
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