Representative Successes

  • Post Conviction Proceedings

    Secured the freedom of Michael Austin, an innocent man wrongfully imprisoned for 27 years in a highly publicized Baltimore City case; after the client's release, the State declined to bring further charges against him. Mr. Austin received a full pardon. The Maryland Board of Public Works awarded Mr. Austin $1,400,000 in compensation as the result of his wrongful imprisonment.
  • Federal Sentencing
    Significant sentencing reduction from final Federal Sentencing Guidelines range of 6-8 years... Read more...

  • Federal Sentencing

    Man indicted in the United States Distict Court for Maryland for involvement in the most prolific historical document theft scheme in United States history... Read more...
  • Criminal Appellate Practice

    All charges dismissed and 25 year old walk around money law declared unconstitutional... Read more...
  • Embezzlement

    Extensive negotiations with large Maryland law firm resulting in no charges being filed... Read more...
  • Federal and State Felonies and Misdemeanors

    Walter Lomax was freed after serving 39 years in prison for a crime he did not commit... Read more...
  • Federal Drug Charges

    Total acquittal on all federal felony drug prescription charges and return ordered of millions of dollars of seized... Read more...
  • Civil Appellate Practice

    District Court of Columbia Court of Appeals Reversal of District of Columbia Superior Court’s decision dismissing... Read more...

Federal Criminal Defense and Litigation Lawyers in Baltimore

Advocating for Clients in the Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C., Region

Nathans & Biddle LLP, is a litigation firm composed of elite trial and appellate lawyers devoted to criminal defense. With more than 70 years of combined trial experience, our attorneys provide skilled, uncompromising representation in all phases of federal and state white collar grand jury investigations and felony/misdemeanor trials, appeals, and administrative or regulatory proceedings.

The diversity of our clientele reflects the breadth and quality of our attorneys' experience. We have represented corporations, senior executives, politicians, attorneys, physicians, other professionals and individuals. We render thoughtful judgment and vigorous advocacy that helps our clients conquer their most significant legal challenges. Driven by a sense of commitment and loyalty to our clients, we often excel at achieving early victories outside the public eye.

White Collar Defense, Appellate Law and Other Areas of Practice

With our extensive trial and negotiation experience, we are able to handle even the most complex cases related to criminal, civil, personal and professional matters. We focus on providing representation in federal and state and criminal defense, including white collar crime defense, forfeiture, and civil litigation. We also provide legal services to people facing academic proceedings, as well as those needing assistance with an appellate or other post-conviction matter.

To learn more about our services and areas of practice, and how we can represent your interests in a criminal matter, contact our law firm to schedule an initial consultation with a skilled criminal defense and litigation attorney.

A Distinguished Reputation for Excellence

Nathans & Biddle LLP, lawyers maintain the highest standards of professional and academic excellence. Some of their awards, honors and accomplishments are listed below:

  • Martindale-Hubbell's highest AV rating
  • U.S. News highest Tier I rating in Criminal Defense
  • Best Lawyers in America (White Collar and Non-White Collar Criminal Defense)
  • Maryland Super Lawyers magazine (White Collar Criminal Defense).
  • Maryland Daily Record's Leadership in Law Award
  • Fellows of the Maryland Bar Foundation
  • Nathans & Biddle LLP, attorneys were chosen to Chair the American Bar Association's (ABA) White Collar Subcommittee on Federal Sentencing and the ABA's White Collar Subcommittee on Forfeiture.
  • Our firm's lawyers served as President of the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney's Association (MCDAA) and Vice-Chair of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer's (NACDL) Post Conviction and Sentencing Committee.
  • Firm members were Federal Judicial law clerks, Chief Assistant Federal Defenders, Assistant United States Attorneys and partners or associates of white collar practices at other New York, D.C. and Baltimore law firms.

Contact Nathans & Biddle LLP

Nathans & Biddle LLP, attorneys are licensed in Maryland, the District of Columbia, New York, Florida, New Jersey, the United States Supreme Court, as well as numerous federal district and circuit courts. If you have a pressing legal matter that you wish to discuss, contact Nathans & Biddle LLP, to schedule a confidential consultation.