As a former Assistant United States Attorney and Princeton graduate, Coleen successfully represents businesses, non-profits, and individuals in all types of appeals, criminal matters, and litigation.
Coleen has 20 years of experience as a lawyer. She is the owner and founding member of The Law Offices of Coleen F. Middleton, Esq., PLLC. After clerking for a federal judge, Coleen practiced with preeminent large law firms. Her clients have included global billion-dollar corporations.
Coleen has won jury and non-jury trials and appeals in federal and state courts. She is an appointed member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. She teaches courses on trial advocacy and appellate advocacy for attorneys around the country.
In the public sector, Coleen served as First Associate Commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation and as Assistant Deputy Mayor of Philadelphia. She is also the author or co-author of several law journal articles and a book published by New York University Press.
Coleen is a graduate of Princeton University and New York University School of Law. She is a member of the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York Bars.
Coleen can be reached at (215) 854-4053 or [email protected]
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Integrity Award||United States Department of Justice||2006|
|Owner and Founding Member||The Law Offices of Coleen F. Middleton, Esq.||2018 - Present|
|Legal Instructor||TRT, Inc.||2013 - Present|
|Of Counsel||Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker||2011 - 2013|
|Executive Agency Counsel||New York City Department Of Investigation||2009 - 2011|
|Counsel||Bickel & Brewer||2008 - 2009|
|Assistant United States Attorney||United States Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey||2003 - 2007|
|Associate||Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll||2000 - 2003|
|Associate||Covington & Burling||1998 - 2000|
|Federal Judicial Law Clerk||United States District Judge Rebecca Beach Smith||1997 - 1998|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Women Owned Law||Steering Committee||2018 - Present|
|Philadelphia Bar Association||Member, Working Group||2018 - Present|
|Ellevate||Member||2018 - Present|
|Brehon Law Society||Member||2016 - Present|
|Women Owned Law||Member, Communications Committee||N/A|
|New York Law Journal||Nonprofit Law Overhaul Changes Landscape for New York Charities||2013|
|New York Law Journal||Expected Trends in Financial and Health Care Fraud and FCPA Cases||2013|
|New York University Press||Gotham Unbound||1999|
|American Criminal Law Review||Pension Forfeiture: A Problematic Sanction for Public Corruption||1997|
|New York University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|Princeton University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Winning on Appeal, Direct and Cross Examination, Insider's Guide to Federal Investigations||Appellate Advocacy, Trial Strategy, Criminal Investigations||2019|
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