REPORTED & NOTABLE CASES

Appellate attorney for Carlo Marinello (obstructing IRS prosecution, 2015-2016)

Attorney for Michael O'Neill (Wheatfield explosion case, 2015-2016)

Attorney for Buffalo Police Officer Adam O'Shei (Molly's Pub investigation, 2014)

Attorney for former State Senator George Maziarz (S.D.N.Y. and NYS Attorney General investigations, 2014-2016)

In Re Buffalo Recycling, 2011 WL 1118671 (W.D.N.Y. 2011)

United States v. Koschtschuk, et al., 2011 WL 3295817 (W.D.N.Y. 2011)

Attorney for Corrections Officer Randall Labedz (2010-2011)

Attorney for Joseph Jacobbi of Casa Di Pizza, "Buffalo City Mission - Pizza Provider" case (2010)

Attorney for Buffalo Bills wide receiver Steve Johnson (Marshawn Lynch Investigation, Summer 2008)

Attorney for former Niagara Falls Bridge Commissioner, Joel Cicero (W.D.N.Y., 2003-2006)

Attorney for Michael Herb - Kenmore High School Teacher (Tonawanda 2003)

Attorney for Faysal Galab, one of the “Lackawanna Six” (W.D.N.Y., 2002-2003)

Co-counsel to Lorretta Marra and Dennis Malvasi (W.D.N.Y., “James Kopp” case 2001)

Trial Counsel to Jeffrey Kramer (Amherst Town Court, 2001)

People v. Palmeri, 272 A.D.2d 968, 710 N.Y.S.2d 487 (4th Dept. 2000)

Counsel to Corrections Officer Robert Michienzi (People v. Robert Michienzi and Michael George; Albion Town Court, 1999-2000)

Counsel to Medina Attorney Paul Heiligenthaler (People v. Heiligenthaler; Orleans County Court, 1999-2000)

Counsel to Niagara Falls School Board Member, Mark Zito (People v. Mark Zito and Michael Gold; Niagara County Court, 1999)

United States v. Rivera, 198 F.R.D. 52 (W.D.N.Y. 1999)

People v. Fonville (Batchelor), 247 A.D.2d 115, 681 N.Y.S.2d 420 (4th Dept. 1998)

Counsel to former University of Buffalo basketball great, Maurice “Modie” Cox (1997)

Co-civil counsel to Lieutenant Gregg Blosat, Mary Virginia v. City of Buffalo, et al., (1997)

Appellate civil counsel to City of Niagara Falls and Lieutenant Laurel Sheehan, “Capton v. Niagara Falls, Laurel Sheehan, et al.” (1997-1999)

Lead criminal trial counsel to Buffalo Police Lieutenant Gregg Blosat, “The Mark Virginia Case” (Buffalo, 1997)

Counsel to former Niagara County Social Service Commissioner (W.D.N.Y., United States v. Louis Scozzafava - 1992-1993). See, United States v. Scozzafava, 833 F.Supp. 203 (W.D.N.Y. 1993)

People v. Stockman, 159 Misc.2d 730, 606 N.Y.S.2d 864 (Amherst Town Court 1993)

United States v. Lovaglia (Clune), 954 F.2d 811 (2d Cir. 1992)

Counsel for former Niagara County Clerk, George Maziarz (W.D.N.Y.; Niagara County Investigation; 1991-1993)

People v. Candella (Piccirillo), 171 A.D.2d 329, 578 N.Y.S.2d 286 (4th Dept. 1991)

Counsel to Deputy Parks Commissioner (W.D.N.Y., “Delano - Parks Investigation” [1991])

People v. Ubiles, 148 A.D.2d 1002, 539 N.Y.S.2d 233 (4th Dept. 1989)

People v. Mazzaferro, 148 A.D.2d 961, 539 N.Y.S.2d 199 (4th Dept. 1989)

People v. Price, 152 A.D.2d 968, 543 N.Y.S.2d 789 (4th Dept. 1989)

People v. Fenner, 155 A.D.2d 946, 547 N.Y.S.2d 766 (4th Dept. 1989)

Co-defense counsel in “Operation Snowflake” (People v. Gary Knowle and Paula Gutowski, et al.; Erie County Supreme Court, 1988)

Associate counsel in United States v. Jerald Wolfgang (W.D.N.Y.; “Plumline”; 1987)

Lead counsel for former Niagara Falls City Councilman in United States v. Joseph Smith, et al. (W.D.N.Y.; “Plumline”; 1987 - 1988)

Counsel to family witnesses in People v. Maria and Carl Bamptom (Erie County Court: 1987 - 1988)

People v. Harris, 130 A.D.2d 939, 516 N.Y.S.2d 554 (4th Dept. 1987)

United States v. Okwumabua, 828 F.2d. 950 (2d Cir. 1987)

People v. DiFabio, 134 A.D.2d 910, 521 N.Y.S.2d 933 (4th Dept. 1987)

United States v. Paone (Marotta), 782 F.2d 386 (2d Cir. 1986)

People v. Fromen, 125 A.D.2d 987, 510 N.Y.S.2d 384 (4th Dept. 1986)

United States v. Todaro, 610 F.Supp. 923 (W.D.N.Y. 1985)

United States v. Todaro, 744 F.2d 5 (2d Cir. 1984)

United States v. Manufacturers & Traders Trust Co., 703 F.2d 47 (2d Cir. 1983) (trial and appellate representation of intervenors - appellees). Subject of Canada - U.S. Tax Convention: Can It Be Used To Obtain U.S. Bank Information For Canadian Criminal Investigations? Canadian Tax Journal, Vol. 31, No. 3 (May-June, 1983).

Co-trial counsel in the Long case (People v. Gramaglia, et al.; Erie County Supreme Court, 1978)

Matter of the City of Buffalo, 57 A.D.2d 47, 394 N.Y.S.2d 919 (4th Dept. 1977) (appellate representation of amicus curiae)

City of Buffalo v. Orlando, 52 A.D.2d 1061, 384 N.Y.S.2d 321 (4th Dept. 1976)

LOCATIONS SERVED

Erie County

Akron, Alden, Amherst, Angola, Aurora, Blasdell, Boston, Brant, Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Clarence, Colden, Collins, Concord, Depew, East Aurora, Eden, Elma, Evans, Gowanda, Grand Island, Hamburg, Holland, Kenmore, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Marilla, Newsted, North Collins, Orchard Park, Sardinia, Sloan, Springville, Tonawanda, Wales, West Seneca, Williamsville

Niagara County

Barker, Cambria, Hartland, Lewiston, Lockport, Middleport, Newfane, Niagara Falls, North Tonawanda, Pendleton, Porter, Royalton, Somerset, Wheatfield, Wilson, Youngstown

Other Counties

Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, and Wyoming