Presentations & Press

Selected Presentations and Publications

    • Speaker, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (“NACDL”) Annual West Coast White Collar Seminar: “Using Your Appeal to Win Your Trial, And Your Trial To Win Your Appeal,” June 2020 (webinar)
    • Speaker, Federal Bar Association Criminal Law Committee, Annual Meeting: "Defending Your Client's Right to Counsel (even when 'counsel' is you): The Latest on the Crime-Fraud Exception, Subpoenas to Counsel, and Government Filter Teams," December 2019
    • Speaker and Author, NACDL Jazzin’ Up Your Jury Seminar: “Jury Selection Issues That Can Win on Appeal,” March 2018
    • Author, “Disappearing Giglio! And other insights from U.S. v. Payano,” in For the Defense, a publication of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (“PACDL”), Spring 2018 edition
    • Speaker, PACDL White Collar Seminar, “Containing the Damage: the Bench and Defense Bar on White Collar Sentencing,” November 2016
    • Speaker, NACDL Defending The White Collar Case Seminar, “Why Mens Rea Matters: Intent Requirements in the Age of Overcriminalization,” October 2016
    • Speaker, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, “Ethics In Grand Jury Practice,” July 2016
    • Speaker, “The New Prosecutorial Focus: Individuals in the Age of Overcriminalization,” at “The Enforcement Maze: Overcriminalizing American Enterprise,” a Symposium of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform and NACDL, May 2016
    • Speaker, National Forensic College, “Hiring and Working With Forensic Accountants,” June 2015
    • Speaker, NACDL Annual West Coast White Collar Seminar, “Prosecution, Inc.: Strategies and Ethics of Representing Individual Clients in Corporate Investigations and Prosecutions,” June 2014
    • Speaker, National Seminar on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, "Loss in Theft and Fraud Cases," June 2014, May 2013, May 2012
    • Speaker, Pennsylvania Bar Institute White Collar Seminar, "Last Ups: Preserving Issues, Writing Briefs, and Preparing for Oral Argument on Appeal," March 2012
    • Speaker, Federal Bar Association Criminal Law Committee, "Brady after Stevens–Dealing with Brady Issues in a Changing Landscape," May 2010
    • Speaker, ABA National Institute on White Collar Crime, "Cash in the Freezer: An In-Depth Analysis of Public Corruption Prosecutions," February 2010


Ex-Allentown administrator spared jail time
ByAssociated Press

Quakertown man gets probation for PennDOT fraud scheme
By Peter Hall, The Morning Call

• Quoted in Ammon Bundy Led An Occupation. This Cowboy Came Late. Both Face 6 Years For Conspiracy.
By Dana Liebelson and Nick Baumann, The Huffington Post

Charges in 2008 City Hall corruption case withdrawn
By Jeremy Roebuck, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Jury says Phila. district violated ex-official's right to free speech
By Martha Woodall, The Philadelphia Inquirer

Retaliation Case Against School District on Track for Trial
By Saranac Hale Spencer, The Legal Intelligencer

• Quoted in Pensions Seen as Bargaining Chip in High-Profile Cases
By Lizzy McLellan, The Legal Intelligencer

• Quoted in Lynn Decision May Complicate Prosecution of PSU Officials
By Max Mitchell, The Legal Intelligencer

• Quoted in The ‘Skilling’ Anticlimax
By Amanda Bronstad, National Law Journal

Appeals court vacates convictions of three in Phila. corruption case
By Nathan Gorenstein, The Philadelphia Inquirer

2 Sentences Tossed
By Michael Hinkelman, Philadelphia Daily News

J.P. Morgan Settles Alabama Bribery Case
By Mary Williams Walsh, The New York Times

Judge rules against SEC, may be key to muni probe

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