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Martin Weinberg Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Nation’s Criminal Defense Bar

By Kate Holden | National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers | Aug. 17, 2022

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Attorney Accused of Bribery in Seeking Medford Marijuana License

By Shira Schoenberg | Commonwealth Magazine | June 24, 2022

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Architect Says Gov't Can't Back Up Casino Bribery Conviction

By Andrew Westney | Law360 | June 24, 2022

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Mass. Atty Charged In Pot Shop 'Pay-To-Play' Scheme

By Brian Dowling | Law360 | June 24, 2022

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Somerville Lawyer Arrested, Charged with Attempting to Bribe Medford Police Chief, Authorities Say

By Emily Sweeney | Boston Globe | June 24, 2022

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Architect Says Casino Bribery Conviction Lacked Proof

By Brian Dowling | Law 360 | June 6, 2022

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Odd Alliance formed in ‘Varsity Blues’ Appeal

By Kris Olson | Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | June 6,2022

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Bizarre Harassment of Natick Couple by Ebay Was ‘ Clearly Criminal,’ Company Admitted

By Aaron Pressman | Globe Staff | March 17, 2022

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A $3.5 Million Insider Trading Case with Surfside, Rite Aid, Designer Shoes and Weed

By David J. Neal | Miami Herald | January 12, 2022

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Member of Prominent Schottenstein Family to Plead Guilty in Insider-Trading Case

By Dave Michaels | The Wall Street Journal | January 7, 2022

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Architect Tells Jury Tribal Bribery Case Has 'Fatal Hole

By Brian Downing | Law360 | April 22, 2022

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Jurors hear opening statements in bribery trial of former Mashpee Wampanoag tribe leader

By Shelley Murphy | Global Staff | April 22, 2022

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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

  • Dismissed Charges US v Handa

    892 F.3d 95 (1st Cir. 2018): Dismissal of bank and wire fraud charges against business owner on Speedy Trial grounds due to delay between indictment and his arrest returning to the US from India.

  • Reversal of Convictions US v Tavares

    (1st Cir, Dec. 2016): 1st Circuit Court of Appeals reversal of RICO and mail fraud convictions in a public corruption case.

  • Reversal of Conviction US v Casellas-Toro

    (1st Cir, 2015): Appellate reversal of a federal false statement conviction due to a "Rare application of the presumption of prejudice resulting from pervasive publicity from prior case”

  • Reversal of Conviction US v Vazquez-Rivera

    665 F3d 351 CA 1 (2011): Reversal of child pornography conviction based on improper admission of opinion evidence from FBI agent which prejudiced defendant’s right to a fair trial.

  • Acquittal US v Bravo-Fernandez

    18-1358 (1st Cir, 2019): First Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a conviction of a business executive for bribing a Puerto Rico Senator holding that the Government failed to meet each essential element of proof under 18 USC 666, and ordering the entry of a judgment of acquittal.

  • 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.

  • Acquittal US v DiMasi

    Acquittal of Richard Vitale on federal honest services charges in corruption case involving former Massachusetts Speaker of the House Salvatore DiMasi

  • Acquittal US v Pappathanasi

    Acquittal of defendant charged with conspiracy to evade taxes in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 371.