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Former Assistant United States Attorney with a wealth of federal litigation and government investigation experience, focusing on government investigations, internal investigations, and trials and appeals in federal and New York State courts.

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  1. Government: 49%
  2. Litigation: 29%
  3. Health Care: 9%
    3 years
  4. Health Insurance: 5%
  5. Other: 8%
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  • Russell Marc Yankwitt

    Brian and I worked together at the United States Attorney's office, where Brian was a star among stars. He is the complete package: a fabulous writer, critical legal thinker, and superb oral advocate.

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Harter Secrest & Emery LLP

1600 Bausch And Lomb Pl
Rochester, NY, 14604-2711

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
DCActive 200507/06/2016
NYCurrently registered 200407/10/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2014
Rising StarSuperLawyers2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Assistant U.S. AttorneyUnited States Attorney's Office For The Southern District Of New York2005 - 2011
Law Clerk to Hon. Richard C. WesleyU.S Court Of Appeals For The Second Circuit2004 - 2005
AttorneyFish & Neave LLP2004 - 2004
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Federal Bar CouncilN/A2011 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Monroe County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
University of Virginia Program in Law and Public Service Alumni BoardN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Troma Entertainment v. Centennial Pictures, Inc., 729 F.3d 215 (2d Cir. 2013)Affirmed
United States v. Deutsche Bank AG, 11 Civ. 2967 (S.D.N.Y.)Settled ($202.3 million)
Estate of James Henson v. United States, 05 Civ. 8212 (S.D.N.Y.)Dismissed
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
New York Law JournalNavigating Federal Anti-Fraud Subpoenas2012
National Mortgage Professionals MagazineThe Federal Government's Search for Mortgage Industry Whistleblowers2012
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Dartmouth CollegeBiophysical ChemistryBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
University of Virginia School of LawN/AJDN/A