2018 Press

US attorney unnerves pot advocates, but those who know him say chill

By Maria Cramer | Globe Staff | January 18, 2018

“I don’t expect a licensed marijuana businessman to be indicted by this US attorney,” Weinberg said. “There are plenty of drug traffickers who operate outside the law that the federal government will focus its resources on.” Read more

Ex-State Street Exec Can Try To Depose Clifford Chance Atty

By Daniel Siegal | Law 360 | January 12, 2018

 A Massachusetts federal judge on Wednesday granted a former State Street Global Markets LLC executive’s motion to depose a Clifford Chance attorney in the Netherlands before his trial on securities fraud charges, agreeing with the executive that the attorney’s testimony could swing his defense.

 McLellan is represented by Martin G. Weinberg of Martin G. Weinberg PC. Read more 

Massachusetts Cases to Watch in 2018

By Ed Beeson | Law 360 | January 1, 2018

The year ahead promises to bring several high-profile cases to Massachusetts as the office of newly appointed U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling gets ready to try consequential matters involving public corruption. …

In June, a rare criminal trial against a financial executive is expected to kick off when prosecutors try to prove that Ross McLellan, formerly of State Street Global Markets LLC, duped institutional investors into paying hidden fees for the services they received from his firm.

Lawyers noted that McLellan has a renowned defender in his corner, the Boston-based white collar lawyer Martin Weinberg. Read more