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Ex-EBay CEO's Text Can't Support Stalking Claims, Court Told

By Brian Downing | Law360 | October 29, 2021

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Former Ebay Ceo Wants Out of Natick Couple’s Suit Over Harassment Campaign

By Aaron Pressman | Boston Globe | October 28, 2021

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Tax Charge Off Limits In Tribal Bribery Trial, Court Hears

By Brian Dowling | Law360 | October 5, 2021

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Ex-EBay CEO Taps Heavy Hitters In Couple's Stalking Case

By Brian Dowling | Law360 | September 13, 2021

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A Jury Of Your Vaccinated Peers: Attys Wary Of Mandates

By Chris Villani | Law360 | August 13, 2021

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1st Circ. Hints Insys Execs' Convictions Will Stand

By Chris Villani | Law360 | May 6, 2021

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Judge Warns Of Unappealable Acquittal In Tribal Bribery Case

By Brian Dowling | Law360 | April 23, 2021

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Architect In Tribal Bribery Suit Has Designs On Quick Trial

By Chris Villani | Law360 | March 29, 2021

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Vacancies on federal bench offer diversity opportunity

By Kris Olson | Mass Lawyers Weekly | March 25, 2021

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Insys Founder Says 'Spillover Prejudice' Warrants New Trial

By Cara Salvatore | Law360 | March 2, 2021

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Ex-State Street executive released amid COVID-19 outbreak

By Jody Godoy | Westlaw Today | January 8, 2021

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Significant Cases

  • Successful Challenge US v Warshak

    631 F3d 266 CA 6 (2010): Successful challenge to the Department of Justice’s reliance on the Stored Communications Act to seize the content of emails in violation of the Fourth Amendment

  • Reversal of Conviction US v Bravo Fernandez

    (722 F3d 1, 1st Cir, 2013): Federal Court of Appeals reversed conviction of a leading businessman in Puerto Rico for federal programs bribery holding that gratuities cannot, legally, be the basis for such a conviction.

  • Vacated Sanction US v Agosto-Vega

    (1st Cir, 9-27-13): Federal Court of Appeals vacated a monetary sanction imposed against a criminal defense attorney holding that there was no legal or factual basis for the imposition of the sanction.

  • Vacated Conviction US v Urciuoli

    513 F3d 290 CA 1 (2008): Vacating of honest services conviction as a result of instructions that impermissibly broadened the “official act” element of 18 USC 1346.

  • New Trial Motion US v Carpenter
  • Habeas Corpus Relief Ferrara v US

    456 F3d 278 CA 1 (2006): Affirming trial court’s granting of habeas corpus relief to a RICO defendant whose decision to plead guilty to murder predicates was found to be involuntary due to prosecutor’s concealment of core exculpatory evidence.

  • Appeal of Conviction US v Stewart

    433 F3d 273 CA 2 (2006): Co-counsel in appeal of conviction of Martha Stewart for making false statements and obstructing an SEC investigation.

  • Reversal of Conviction US v Carucci

    364 F3d 339 CA 1 (2004): Reversal of money laundering convictions following split jury verdict in prosecution of Boston real estate developer

  • Non-Contempt US v Kouri-Perez

    187 F3d 1 CA 1 (1999): Representation of attorneys charged with non-contempt civil sanctions.

  • Vacated Sentence US v Grandmaison