Federal and State Victories

Criminal Cases in Baltimore, MD, Washington, D.C., & U.S. Federal Courts

At Nathans & Biddle, LLP, our Baltimore federal criminal defense attorneys have achieved an impressive legacy of results in numerous white collar and other criminal offenses. Founded by Larry Allen Nathans, who was recognized by Best Lawyers® as the Best Criminal Defense Attorney for Maryland in 2015, our team is dedicated to providing skilled defense strategies for complex high profile criminal cases.

Read about some of our victories below or call us at (410) 783-0272 to discuss your case.

  • Attorney Found Guilty Of Stalking Avoids Bar Suspension

    Attorney Grievance Investigations

    Bar Counsel’s decision to decline to bring charges against Maryland attorney convicted of misdemeanor stalking charge.

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  • Political Figure Receives Minimal License Suspension After Federal Income Tax Conviction

    Attorney Grievance Investigations

    Court of Appeals agreement to uphold negotiation between our firm and Bar Counsel suspending client’s license only for 6 months after he received 6 month imprisonment sentence for multiple years of federal income tax violations.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • No Charges Brought In Separate Unauthorized Practice of Law Matters

    Attorney Grievance Investigations

    Decisions by the Attorney Grievance Commission not to bring charges against three alleged unauthorized practice of law matters (involving defense against debt collectors, an immigration attorney and a former Virginia state prosecutor)

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Favorable Result in Child Pornography Case

    Attorney Grievance Investigations

    Peer review decision in favor of client and awarding reprimand only after finding that client's possession of child pornography was accidental. Client had entered an Alford plea in the criminal case and received Probation Before Judgment.

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  • Client Receives Warning Instead of Disbarment After Improper Escrow Fund Allegations

    Attorney Grievance Investigations

    Peer review decision of warning rather than disbarment or suspension for experienced civil defense attorney alleged to have stolen and comingled client funds.

    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Case Not Docketed After Diligence And Misrepresentation Claims

    Attorney Grievance Investigations

    Bar Counsel's decision not to docket case against trusts and estates lawyer for failure to diligently represent interests of estate and rejecting heir's claim of attorney misrepresentation and theft of assets.

    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Peer Review Decision To Reprimand Rather Than Suspend

    Attorney Grievance Investigations

    Favorable Peer Review decision awarding a reprimand for client charged with not diligently representing client, conflict of interest and false representations.

    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Securities Attorney Did Not Violate Any Maryland Rules

    Attorney Grievance Investigations

    Peer review decision finding that Securities Attorney did not violate any Maryland rules regarding his representation of another attorney in securities case and in his efforts to withdraw from his representation in that matter.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Favorable Result In Peer Review Hearing

    Attorney Grievance Investigations

    Decision to award non-public warning against Baltimore Attorney related to three day Peer Review hearing regarding nine different complainants and twenty-seven different charges ranging from neglect, over billing, and failure to comply with bar counsel requests.

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  • Successful Appellate Ruling Overturning Denial Of Wrongful Termination

    Civil Appellate Practice

    District Court of Columbia Court of Appeals Reversal of District of Columbia Superior Court’s decision dismissing wrongful termination case against former BET executive.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • DOJ Antitrust Division Declined to Prosecute

    Criminal Antitrust Defense

    The Chicago DOJ Antitrust Division declined to prosecute our senior level auto parts executive alleged to have both divulged sensitive strategic information to a competitor and threatened the same competitor at a different time with an anti-competitive action if the competitor did not agree to a specific transaction.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Rachel L. Wilson
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  • Successful Representation Of High Level Executive

    Criminal Antitrust Defense

    Successful representation of a high level executive in Chicago DOJ Antitrust Division's price fixing and market allocation investigation regarding the auto parts industry.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Rachel L. Wilson
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  • No Charges In Auto Part Price Fixing Case

    Criminal Antitrust Defense

    Cleveland Department of Justice Antitrust Division's decision not to prosecute clients related to alleged conspiracy to control pricing of various car parts.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Five Year Minimum Mandatory Conviction Reversed

    Criminal Appellate

    The Maryland Court of Special Appeals reversed client's five year minimum mandatory conviction because the Cecil County Circuit Court failed to give a jury instruction requested by the defense that was supported by trial testimony. Client subsequently entered a guilty plea to a misdemeanor and was sentenced to time served.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • New Trial Granted In Insurance Arson Case

    Criminal Appellate

    The Maryland Court of Special Appeals affirmed the Circuit Court's granting of a new trial in an insurance arson case based on ineffective assistance of trial and appellate counsel and Carroll County prosecutor's failure to disclose Brady information. Client was originally sentenced to 18 years imprisonment consecutive to a previously imposed 10 year sentence. After having been free on release for over 2 years, client pled guilty and was sentenced to the time he had already served.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Actual Innocence Petition Granted And Upheld On Appeal

    Criminal Appellate

    Unanimous finding by the Court of Appeals reinstating the granting of an Actual Innocence Petition by the Baltimore County Circuit Court. Client freed shortly thereafter.

    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • 25 Year Old Walk Around Money Law Declared Unconstitutional

    Criminal Appellate

    All charges dismissed and 25 year old walk around money law declared unconstitutional under the First Amendment by Maryland's highest appellate court in a Prince George's County election law case involving the Republican candidate's gubernatorial campaign.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Conviction Overturned For Client Serving A Life Sentence

    Criminal Appellate

    A St. Mary's County client serving a life sentence had his conviction overturned based upon Nathans & Biddle, LLP's discovery that the client's trial counsel had failed to adequately investigate and raise a mental health defense.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Felony Convictions Reversed On Appeal

    Criminal Appellate

    Secured reversal of Baltimore City felony convictions on appeal by uncovering exculpatory evidence which prosecutors improperly failed to disclose during trial.

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  • Baltimore City Death Sentence Overturned

    Criminal Appellate

    Baltimore City death sentence overturned by the Maryland Court of Appeals based on trial counsel error.

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  • New Trial Granted For First Degree Murder Case

    Criminal Appellate

    Granting a Motion to Reopen and granting a new trial after 23 years by the Howard County Circuit Court in a first degree murder case.

    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Coram Nobis Petition Granted And New Trial Ordered

    Criminal Appellate

    Granting a coram nobis petition and a new trial in a Dorchester County handgun case.

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  • Negotiated No Charges Being Filed for Attorney Accused of Theft

    Embezzlement

    Extensive negotiations with large Maryland law firm resulting in no charges being filed related to attorney client’s alleged theft of over $175,000 from the firm.

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  • Avoided Criminal Charges for Alleged Embezzlement Of $400k

    Embezzlement

    Private civil settlement with company client allegedly embezzled over $400,000 from avoided criminal charges.

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  • CFO Not Prosecuted For Alleged Role In Bank Fraud Investigation

    Embezzlement

    A Baltimore, Maryland Assistant United States Attorney agreed not to prosecute our former CFO client for his alleged role in a bank fraud investigation.

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  • Client Paid In Civil Settlement By Company Alleging Theft

    Embezzlement

    A Baltimore County Assistant State's Attorney dismissed the embezzlement charges. Thereafter, Nathans & Biddle, LLP negotiated a civil settlement in which the company alleging the theft, paid our client several thousand dollars.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Hung Jury For Client In Multi-Million Dollar D.C. Federal Embezzlement Fraud Case

    Embezzlement

    9-3 verdict for acquittal in a five week federal District of Columbia multi-million dollar federal embezzlement fraud trial.

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  • U.S. Attorney's Office Changes Position And Declines To Bring Charges

    Embezzlement

    After Nathans & Biddle and another Baltimore law firm made a presentation to the Maryland United States Attorney's Office the government declined to prosecute husband and wife mortgage brokers alleged to have falsely billed and received thousands of dollars of expenses to a financial institution that closed their loans.
    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Deputy Attorney General Refused To Allow Indictment Of Fortune 100 Oil Company Exec

    Environmental Charges

    Decision not to prosecute by Deputy Attorney General following a five-year Federal Puerto Rico investigation of a senior executive of a Fortune 100 oil company regarding environmental pollution and alleged false statements.

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  • Senior In House Counsel Not Charged For Submitting Alleged False Statements

    Environmental Charges

    Representation of Senior In House Counsel, in federal criminal clean water and false statements prosecution in the Western United States, led to no charges.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Puerto Rico Client Not Prosecuted For Lacey Act Violations

    Environmental Charges

    Decision by Department of Justice (DOJ) not to prosecute case in Puerto Rico based on alleged Lacey Act violations.

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  • DOJ Declined To Prosecute D.C. Executive For False Lead Report

    Environmental Charges

    DOJ Environmental Section decision to decline to prosecute Washington, D.C. executive regarding his alleged role in the false reporting of lead pipe related issues.

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  • Chief Environmental Officer Avoided Prosecution For Clean Water And Air Violations

    Environmental Charges

    Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office declined to prosecute Chief Environmental Officer regarding alleged Massachusetts Clean Water and Clean Air violations.

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  • Client Charged With Illegal Importation Of Caviar Receives Reduced Sentence

    Environmental Charges

    Reduced sentence for Manhattan client charged with illegal importation of caviar.

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  • Houston Client Avoided Charges For Alleged Role In Federal Clean Air Violations

    Environmental Charges

    No charges brought against Houston client regarding his alleged role in federal Clean Air Violations.

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  • Retrieved Over $6 Million Of Seized Assets Before Federal Health Care Trial Began

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    A United States District Court jury in Greenbelt, Maryland acquitted Graci Bellosi after a four week federal criminal trial. She was indicted on 10 federal counts including: prescription medication distribution; health care fraud; and aggravated identity theft. She was found not guilty on every count. Had she not prevailed, she was looking at a federal sentencing guidelines range of 20-30 years. Robert Biddle and Marisa Ruthven from Nathans & Biddle, LLP served as co-counsel for Ms. Bellosi with another law firm. Robert Biddle was the lead forfeiture counsel and was successful with the aid of the other law firm in retrieving over $6,000,000 of seized assets pretrial.

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  • Secured A Significant Sentence For Client Involved In Historical Document Theft Scheme

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Our Client was indicted in the United States District Court for Maryland for his involvement in the most prolific historical document theft scheme in United States history from numerous historical societies in several states including Maryland. After extensive pretrial and sentencing efforts, Larry Nathans and Booth Ripke, Nathans & Biddle, LLP, were able to secure a sentence of one year and one day in a minimum security prison. This sentence was far less than sentence the Government requested in Court. It was also seven times less than the 84 month sentence given to his co-defendant, Barry Landau. National Archives' Targeted By Thieves - 60 Minutes story dated October 27, 2012

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Plant Manager Found Not Guilty of Assault

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Plant Manager at large Baltimore factory found not guilty of assaulting worker in large part based on several witnesses testifying that the alleged victim's character for truthfulness was not good and the cross examination of the alleged victim showing his story was physically unlikely.

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  • Client Acquitted of DWI Based on Unusual Defense

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Jury found client not guilty after hearing defense that Client was not intoxicated but was really such an unusually difficult person that the police got so fed up with Client that they prematurely stopped their field sobriety tests before there was sufficient reliable evidence to show Client was intoxicated.

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  • Client Acquitted of Sexual Assault

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Client acquitted after defense presented evidence that Client's brother was more likely the real attacker.

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  • Charges against in House Attorney for Assault Dismissed Moments Before Jury Selection

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office dismissed charges moments before the assault trial was to begin against Attorney involved in terminating company employee. Defense case involved initial police officer who would have testified that victim reported alleged injury differently, several witnesses that would have testified that alleged victim was not a truthful person and prior employment related false claims by the alleged victim.

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  • Criminal Charges Dismissed And DSS Investigation "Ruled Out"

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Client's criminal charges dismissed and DSS investigation "Ruled Out" in Cecil County after Nathans & Biddle, LLP's investigation of case. The State's main complaining witness was subsequently charged with embezzlement and falsely accessing a computer related to client.

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  • Client Acquitted Of All Charges In Assault Retrial

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Larry Nathans and Booth Ripke gained an acquittal for a client in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court trial. The client had been previously convicted with other counsel based in large part on the testimony of two witnesses. After the main witness testified in the retrial, was cross-examined by Mr. Nathans, and the client was acquitted, false statement charges were brought against the main witness and she was subsequently found guilty.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Physician Found Not Guilty For Attempted 1st Degree Murder

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Howard County physician found Not Criminally Responsible (NCR) for attempted first degree murder of her doctor husband.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Cross-Examination Exposed Witness' Shady Past And Led To Hung Jury

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    9-3 verdict for acquittal in D.C. federal embezzlement trial. Decision by Federal Judge to not allow defense counsel for cooperating witnesses in the future, not to be in court when their client testifies, as the result of 2 day delay in testimony when witness refused to answer any more questions during Mr. Nathans cross-examination which exposed multiple areas of mortgage and tax fraud that the witness had not disclosed to prosecutors.

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  • Jury Declines To Impose Death Penalty After Many Month Federal Gang Trial

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Successful resolution of many month Baltimore federal death penalty case resulting in life sentence based upon Robert Biddle's presentation of multiple compelling mitigation witnesses.

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  • Felony Embezzlement Charges Dropped Against Franchise Owner

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Franchise owner's Baltimore County Circuit Court felony embezzlement charges dismissed. Parent company subsequently paid settlement for money actually owed to client.

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  • Felony Theft Charges Dismissed Against College Football Player

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Dismissal of Baltimore County felony theft charges against college football player client after Nathans & Biddle, LLP presented evidence to prosecutor showing that other person likely committed the thefts.

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  • Dismissal of Landlord’s Felony Theft Charges

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Dismissal of felony theft charges in Baltimore City case for landlord charged with illegally converting damage deposit and failing to return the funds to renter.

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  • Alford Plea Leads To Unsupervised Probation

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Disposition in Baltimore City Circuit Court case of probation before judgment, unsupervised probation and no sex registry for lawyer client charged with possession of child pornography. Client entered an Alford plea maintaining his innocence.

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  • No Charges Filed In Sham Marriage Investigation

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Decision not to bring charges by Maryland federal prosecutors related to illegal sham marriage to obtain Green Card and citizenship.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
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  • Dismissal of Theft And Assault Charges For Maryland Lawyer

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Dismissal of theft and other charges in Baltimore City case against recently graduated law student alleged to have committed theft at a Maryland casino. Attorney pled guilty to disorderly conduct, received probation before judgment and was admitted to practice law.

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  • Probation Before Judgment And No Sex Offender Registration For Maryland Attorney

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Baltimore City attorney sentenced to Probation Before Judgment (PBJ), not ordered to register as a sex offender and given unsupervised probation after entering an Alford Plea to possession of child pornography.

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  • No Charges Filed In Bankruptcy and Mortgage Investigation

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Decision by Maryland United States Attorney's Office to decline to bring charges in Bankruptcy Fraud and separate Mortgage Fraud investigation.

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  • Scientist Not Indicted In Manufacturing Chemical Agent Investigation

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Baltimore United States Attorney's Office declined to indict scientist client based on alleged manufacturing of deadly chemical agent.

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  • No Child Pornography Charges Filed After 3 House Searches

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Howard County Detective declines to bring child pornography charges after executing three separate search warrants at client's house over the course of a year.

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  • Client Acquitted Of All Charges In Federal Civil Rights Trial

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Larry Nathans' client was acquitted of all charges in an almost four week long federal civil rights trial brought in the United States District Court for Maryland - Baltimore.

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  • Federal Motion To Suppress Client's Admission Granted And All Federal And State Charges Dismissed

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Motion to suppress client's admission granted and Baltimore federal grand jury indictment subsequently dismissed. Suppression of statements also granted in related Prince George's County felony cases and all state charges also dismissed.

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  • Indictment Dismissed Based on FBI Misrepresentations

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Maryland United States Attorney's Office dismissed indictment after it was proved that FBI agent intentionally misrepresented several key assertions in arrest and search warrant.

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  • Motion To Dismiss Granted For Computer Tampering Case

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Motion to Dismiss granted in Baltimore Federal Court, regarding first case in country brought on computer tampering statute, after Duke Law School Forensic Expert's affidavit was filed.

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  • Presented New Evidence Of Innocence And Client Freed After Having Served 39 Years

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Walter Lomax was freed after serving 39 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Booth Ripke and Larry Nathans began representing Mr. Lomax in 2005, after an exhaustive investigation revealed never before presented evidence of innocence. The firm filed a Motion to Reopen in the decades old case.
    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • No Charges Brought After Long Public Corruption Investigation Of Elected Baltimore City Council Members

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Successful public corruption defense of the Baltimore City Council - the Maryland United States Attorney announced that he was closing out the 1 1/2 year public corruption investigation of the elected Baltimore City Council members and declining to bring any criminal charges. Mr. Nathans represented nine of the Councilpersons and was the lead defense counsel in the matter.
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  • Innocent Man Freed From Prison, Later Pardoned And Awarded $1.4 Million

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Freeing an innocent man, Michael Austin, from prison - Mr. Nathans was engaged by Centurion Ministries, a New Jersey based organization committed to free wrongfully imprisoned individuals. Mr. Austin was serving a life sentence for the 1974 armed robbery/murder of a convenience store clerk. Larry Nathans and Booth Ripke mounted a successful challenge to Mr. Austin's conviction, based upon Mr. Austin's innocence and significant constitutional violations leading to his conviction. The case received significant local and national press coverage including an appearance by Mr. Austin and Mr. Nathans on ABC's Good Morning America news program. Mr. Austin received a full pardon from Governor Robert Ehrlich. The Maryland Board of Public Works (BPW) awarded Mr. Austin over $1.4 million dollars in compensation (the largest award ever given in Maryland). At the BPW hearing, Governor Ehrlich praised Mr. Austin's Nathans & Biddle, LLP, attorneys for their work in representing Mr. Austin.
    • Larry Allen Nathans
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  • Client Received Unsupervised Probation After Initially Being Charged With 1st Degree Murder

    Federal and State Felonies & Misdemeanors

    Baltimore City Circuit Court attempted first degree murder charges dropped to a misdemeanor and client received unsupervised probation sentence.
    • Larry Allen Nathans
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  • Client Acquitted Of All Federal Felony Drug Prescription Charges

    Federal Drug Charges

    Total acquittal on all federal felony drug prescription charges and return ordered of millions of dollars of seized funds after month long criminal trial in Greenbelt, Maryland.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Large Cocaine Distribution Case Dismissed Based On Profiling Defense

    Federal Drug Charges

    Large Harford County cocaine distribution case dismissed after Nathans & Biddle, LLP and another Maryland law firm filed a Motion to Suppress the evidence seized in a car after having subpoenaed and analyzed three years of Maryland State Police racial profiling car stop records.

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  • Motion to Suppress Granted And All Charges Dismissed In Narcotics Case

    Federal Drug Charges

    All charges dismissed in Baltimore County narcotics case after Circuit Court Judge granted Motion to Suppress the search.

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  • Career Offender Status Removed

    Federal Drug Charges

    Huge sentencing reduction resulting from negotiating away career offender status for Baltimore Federal criminal drug defendant.

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  • Largest Cocaine Dealer's Sentence Reduced

    Federal Drug Charges

    Representation of supposedly largest cocaine dealer ever prosecuted in Greenbelt Federal Court ended in vastly reduced 11 year sentence.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Drug Charges Dismissed For Hells Angel Client

    Federal Drug Charges

    All Greenbelt drug charges dismissed for Hells Angel client after he admitted to illegally possessing gun.
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  • Firearm Seized By Government Recovered

    Federal Forfeitures

    Firearm used as prop in well known movie seized by Government as purported firearm violation recovered.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Over $40,000 Recovered

    Federal Forfeitures

    Over $40,000 in narcotics investigation seized from third party not charged with crime; entire amount recovered.

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  • Entire $6 Million Recovered For Client

    Federal Forfeitures

    DEA seized over 6 million dollars from suburban Washington business and U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland sought civil and criminal forfeiture in the U.S. District Court; entire seized amount recovered.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • $10 Million Recovered For Client

    Federal Forfeitures

    U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland sought forfeiture of over $15 million from our South American client company, over $10 million recovered.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Over $1 Million Recovered

    Federal Forfeitures

    The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York seized over $1.5 million in funds set aside for retirement, alimony, child support, and college expenses for child and ex-wife of indicted defendant; over $1 million recovered.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • More Than $58K Recovered

    Federal Forfeitures

    U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland sought forfeiture of more than $70,000 seized from business and personal bank accounts in K2-Spice investigation, more than $58,000 recovered.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Entire $23,000 Recovered For Client

    Federal Forfeitures

    Department of Homeland Security pursued forfeiture of over $23,000 seized from retailer in investigation of fraud, entire seized amount recovered.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Over $20,000 Recovered

    Federal Forfeitures

    More than $50,000 in currency seized from domestic airline passenger facing narcotics charges outside of Maryland, over $20,000 recovered.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Over $700,000 Recovered

    Federal Forfeitures

    DEA seized over $1.1 million from out of state entrepreneur in narcotics investigation and forfeiture sought by the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland; over $700,000 recovered.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Entire $1.3 Million Recovered For Client

    Federal Forfeitures

    Over $1.3 million in funds in bank account seized outside of Maryland by U.S. Postal Inspection Service pursuant to fraud investigation conducted by the U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland; entire seized amount recovered.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Senior Executive Receives Significant Sentence Reduction After Long Federal Health Care Trial

    Federal Sentencing

    Significant sentencing reduction from final Federal Sentencing Guidelines range of 6-8 years to a sentence of 1 year and 1 day imprisonment for senior executive after many month Tampa federal health care case tried by other counsel.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Sentence Drastically Reduced In Historical Document Theft Scheme

    Federal Sentencing

    Client was indicted in the United States District Court for Maryland for his involvement in the most prolific historical document theft scheme in United States history from numerous historical societies in several states including Maryland. After extensive pretrial and sentencing efforts, Larry Nathans and Booth Ripke, Nathans & Biddle, LLP, were able to secure a sentence of one year and one day in a minimum security prison for our client. This sentence was far less than sentence the Government requested in Court. It was also seven times less than the 84 month sentence given to his co-defendant, Barry Landau. National Archives' Targeted By Thieves - 60 Minutes story dated October 27, 2012

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Hobbs Act Charges Dismissed And Sentence Negotiated To Probation In Corruption Case

    Federal Sentencing

    In Federal Greenbelt high profile political corruption case, Nathans & Biddle, LLP client received sentence of probation following lengthy negotiation with government counsel and codefendants received prison sentences.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Doctor’s Sentence Cut In Half

    Federal Sentencing

    Nathans & Biddle, LLP was retained after physician was convicted of multiple counts of mail fraud, health care fraud and false statements in Federal court in Philadelphia. Client eventually sentenced to less than half of the final recommended Federal Sentencing Guidelines range and one third of the initial sentencing recommendation by the United States Attorney's Office.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Bribery Client Receives Probation

    Federal Sentencing

    D.C. Federal court client entered a guilty plea to bribing a federal program manager and received a downward departure and a sentence of probation.

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  • Reduced Sentence For Embezzlement Client After Multi-Day Sentencing Hearing

    Federal Sentencing

    Sentence below the guidelines for former Executive Director of Maryland/Virginia non-profit company in a Baltimore Federal criminal embezzlement case.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Reduced Sentence In Criminal Mortgage Flipping Case

    Federal Sentencing

    Substantial sentence below the guidelines, in post Booker case, for seller of large number of properties in Baltimore Federal criminal mortgage "flipping" case.

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  • Embezzlement Sentence Reduced 50%

    Federal Sentencing

    Downward departure in Baltimore Federal criminal embezzlement case reducing sentence by 50% for bank manager based on a number of factors unrelated to cooperation.

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  • 30 Day Sentence In $6 Million Security Fraud Case

    Federal Sentencing

    Post Booker sentence of 30 days in community confinement center, followed by 5 months home detention in a $6 million Akron, Ohio security fraud case.

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  • Prison Sentence Reduced to Home Detention

    Federal Sentencing

    Substantial downward departure, not related to cooperation, in Greenbelt Federal internet crime case - resulted in a sentence of home detention rather than imprisonment.

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  • Possible 3 Year Imprisonment Negotiated To Home Detention For Baltimore Attorney

    Federal Sentencing

    Substantial family circumstance downward departure for attorney in a Baltimore Federal criminal mortgage "flipping" case - resulted in a sentence of home detention despite the fact that cooperating witnesses against him received sentences from 17-36 months.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Successfully Fought "Grouping" Enhancement

    Federal Sentencing

    Successfully fought "Grouping" enhancement which made client eligible for non-imprisonment sentence in Greenbelt Federal criminal case.

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  • Death Sentence Avoided After 4 Month Federal Trial

    Federal Sentencing

    Persuaded Baltimore Federal jury to decline to impose a death sentence after four month multiple murder trial.

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  • Attorney Threatened With Obstruction Of Justice Avoids Charges

    Grand Jury

    Attorney being investigated and threatened with obstruction of justice charges regarding his alleged role in coaching/intimidating a government witness, was subsequently not charged after Larry Nathans replaced his prior counsel and aggressively asserted his rights. Based on our advice, client initially asserted his 5th Amendment Rights in the Grand Jury, later declined an invitation by prosecutors to provide information concerning his former client through a proffer session with government counsel, insisted on and was granted formal federal statutory immunity, and later avoided answering most questions in the Grand Jury based upon his assertion of the attorney client privilege and work product doctrines.

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  • No Criminal Charges Filed For Institutional Investment Manager In Insider Trading Case

    Grand Jury

    Decision by investment manager to assert his 5th Amendment Rights at his SEC deposition, to decline to be interviewed by outside company counsel and threaten to assert his 5th Amendment Rights in the Grand Jury led to no adverse action at the SEC and no criminal charges in this mid-West federal criminal and regulatory investigation.

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  • No Charges Brought Against Real Estate Developer

    Grand Jury

    Real estate developer identified as target and likely to be indicted retained Nathans & Biddle, LLP and decision made not to charge client after renewed investigation.

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  • Client Accused Of Bankruptcy Fraud Has Case Dropped

    Grand Jury

    Decision by Maryland federal prosecutors to decline to charge attorney client in bankruptcy fraud case based on a proffered reliance on counsel defense.

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  • Client Not Indicted After Being Accused Of Computer Code Theft

    Grand Jury

    Baltimore Federal U.S. Attorney's Office declined to indict client regarding alleged theft of intricate proprietary computer code related to securities trading.

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  • Political Figure Avoids All Charges After Separate Multi-Year Federal Environmental And Tax Investigations

    Grand Jury

    Political figure investigated in multiple Baltimore Federal Investigations avoided all charges after presentation to the U.S. Attorney's Office and FBI.

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    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Physician Not Charged

    Grand Jury

    Physician client not charged after asserting his Fifth Amendment rights before Baltimore Federal Grand Jury.

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  • Executive Of Durable Medical Equipment Manufacturer Not Indicted

    Health Care Fraud

    Executive client of Durable Medical Equipment manufacturer not indicted after lengthy investigation led to corporate and individual charges against other executives.

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  • Favorable Settlement For Client

    Health Care Fraud

    Favorable settlement for Qui Tam Relator regarding charges of illegal billing of drug abuse treatment services.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Prosecutors Decline to Indict CFO Of Health Care Company

    Health Care Fraud

    Decision by Maryland Federal prosecutors to decline to indict CFO of health care company based in large part upon an advice of counsel defense.

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  • Physician Avoids Incarceration Sentence

    Health Care Fraud

    Substantial federal sentencing downward departure for physician in Greenbelt false billing case resulting in a non-incarceration sentence primarily because of his extraordinary history of public service.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • CFO Of Health Company Granted Immunity And Avoids State And Federal Charges

    Health Care Fraud

    CFO of health care company granted immunity by the Maryland State Prosecutor in bribery investigation. As a result, Baltimore Federal prosecutors were precluded from charging client.

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  • Physician Escaped Indictment In False Claims Act investigation

    Health Care Fraud

    Physician escaped indictment in False Claims Act investigation and civil settlement reached where multiple possible explanations for overbilling involving other persons were presented to prosecutors.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Federal Prosecutors Agree To Not Indict Client

    Mortgage Fraud

    Federal prosecutors agreed not to indict our client who was investigated for fraud related to the sale of over 20 Baltimore City properties.

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  • House Flipping Clients Not Charged

    Mortgage Fraud

    Decision by Baltimore United States Attorney's Office not to charge our attorney clients in two separate investigations concerning their alleged role in the illegal "flipping" of houses.

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  • Favorable Sentence in Fraudulent Deed Scheme

    Mortgage Fraud

    Baltimore City fraudulent deed scheme ended with indicted settlement agent receiving a sentence of unsupervised probation.

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  • Appraiser Receives Reduced Sentence for Falsifying Photographs

    Mortgage Fraud

    Below Federal Sentencing Guidelines sentence for appraiser of multiple Baltimore City properties convicted of falsifying photographs of properties and using fake comparable listings.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • No Charges Filed Against Lawyer

    Mortgage Fraud

    Decision by Baltimore U.S. Attorney's Office to decline to charge lawyer client in mortgage fraud investigation based on lack of significant loss and mistake rather than purposefully misleading in home loan application.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • No Criminal Charges Filed In Flipping Case

    Mortgage Fraud

    Decision by Maryland federal authorities to not bring criminal charges against our client who was investigated for alleged criminal conduct regarding his role in the illegal "flipping" of investment properties and helping to secure fraudulent loans.

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  • Attorney Receives Probation Sentence

    Mortgage Fraud

    Large family circumstance Federal Sentencing Guidelines departure for attorney in a Baltimore Maryland federal criminal mortgage fraud flipping case that resulted in a sentence of home detention. Cooperating witnesses against client received sentences ranging from 17-36 months in prison.

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    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Death Sentence Vacated On Appeal

    Post-Conviction Proceedings

    Vacating Jody Miles death sentence in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals after persuading the Attorney General to request that action.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Multi-Law Firm Effort Successful in Reducing Sentence Of Judge's Relative

    Post-Conviction Proceedings

    Nathans & Biddle, LLP chosen to coordinate multi-law firm effort to reduce sentence of Judge’s relative after client’s trial, appeal and petition for certiorari had been unsuccessful. Federal habeas corpus petition subsequently granted based on combination of age and health concerns.

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  • Federal Habeas Corpus Petition Granted Based On Defense Lawyer Error

    Post-Conviction Proceedings

    United States District Court Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. Granted an 18 U.S.C. § 2255 federal habeas corpus petition finding that the trial lawyer provided ineffective assistance of counsel at sentencing. Client's original sentence was subsequently reduced.

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    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Actual Innocence Petition Granted And Client Freed After Lengthy Prison Term

    Post-Conviction Proceedings

    Nathans & Biddle, LLP won an actual innocence petition and a new trial for George Seward in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County. Investigation decades after Mr. Seward's trial uncovered employment records showing he was actually at work when the crime occurred. The State appealed and won in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. The Maryland Court of Appeals subsequently granted Mr. Seward's petition for a writ of certiorari and ruled unanimously that the State did not have the right to appeal the Baltimore County Circuit Court's finding of actual innocence. Client freed from lengthy prison term within days of the Court of Appeals ruling.

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  • Multiple Death Sentence Overturned And Client Freed

    Post-Conviction Proceedings

    Client's five Prince George's County death sentences overturned and counsel subsequently secured plea, prior to retrial, to one count of second degree murder and a sentence of time served.

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  • 1st Degree Murder Charge Reversed On Appeal

    Post-Conviction Proceedings

    A Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge reversed Moussa Sissoko's first degree murder conviction finding that Mr. Sissoko's counsel was ineffective. At the hearing, Nathans & Biddle, LLP presented testimony from two of the State's original expert witnesses changing their positions regarding their Shaken Baby Syndrome testimony.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Life Sentence Reduced To Time Served

    Post-Conviction Proceedings

    A Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge reduced our Client's life sentence to time served ending his 39 year incarceration for a murder that he did not commit. Nathans & Biddle, LLP partnered with New Jersey based Centurion Ministries in this case.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Firm's Prosecutorial Misconduct Victory Held Up On Appeal

    Post-Conviction Proceedings

    The Maryland Court of Appeals issued a decision affirming the firm's prior victory in the Court of Special Appeals in which our office proved a claim of prosecutorial misconduct by the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office.

    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Motion to Reopen Granted

    Post-Conviction Proceedings

    Granting a Motion to Reopen and granting a new trial after 23 years by the Howard County Circuit Court in a first degree murder case.

    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Petition for Writ of Certiorari Granted In Innocence Case

    Post-Conviction Proceedings

    Granting a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the Maryland Court of Appeals on an actual innocence case.

    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Client Serving Life Sentence has Sentence Reduced and is Freed

    Post-Conviction Victory

    A Kent County Circuit Court Judge reduced our Client's life sentence for murder to 40 years. Client was released later in the week based upon his accumulated time served.

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  • Dismissal of Hobbs Act Federal Criminal Indictment

    Public Corruption

    Nathans & Biddle, LLP negotiated the dismissal of our client's Hobbs Act federal criminal indictment and successfully helped her avoid bribery and other potential charges related to the Greenbelt investigation of former Prince George's County Executive, Jack Johnson. Client eventually entered a guilty plea to a one count criminal information charging her with having wrongfully requested a police officer to run an improper Motor Vehicle Administration check. Client received a sentence of probation.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
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  • Chief Of Staff Avoids Criminal Charges In Corruption Case

    Public Corruption

    Nathans & Biddle, LLP helped our Chief of Staff client avoid criminal charges in a Maryland political corruption investigation.

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  • Attorney General Declines Bribery Prosecutions

    Public Corruption

    The Maryland Attorney General's Office declined to prosecute two of our clients, in separate investigations, for their alleged participation in soliciting bribes and bribery of a public official.

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  • Two Counts Of Attempted Felony Extortion Reduced to Misdemeanor

    Public Corruption

    Washington County prosecutors held a press conference after indicting an individual with two counts of attempted felony extortion. Thereafter, in January, 2008, after Larry Nathans had been hired and completed a thorough defense investigation of the charges, the Washington County State's Attorney's Office dismissed the felony extortion charges. The client entered a no contest plea (not an admission of guilt) to a misdemeanor and was sentenced to Probation Before Judgment (not a conviction) with unsupervised probation and a $250 fine.

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  • School Bribery Case Dismissed

    Public Corruption

    The Office of the State Prosecutor dismissed Larry Nathans' client's Baltimore City Circuit Court felony bribery and theft charges. The case involved the alleged bribery of a Baltimore City School official.

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  • No Charges Filed For Government Agency Boss

    Public Corruption

    Larry Nathans persuaded prosecutorial authorities to forego criminal charges against his client the head of a municipal government agency. The client had been investigated for her alleged role in accepting a bribe.

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  • Attorney Client Not Indicted Regarding State Contract Fraud

    Public Corruption

    In a case being investigated outside of the mid-Atlantic region, Larry Nathans and Robert Biddle learned that their prominent attorney client would not be indicted for his alleged role in the improper awarding of state contracts.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Client Sentenced To Home Detention In Lieu Of Imprisonment

    Public Corruption

    A Washington, D.C., United States District Court granted a defense downward departure from the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and sentenced Larry Nathans client to home detention in lieu of imprisonment. The client accepted a bribe in return for approving the awarding of a Department of Education contract.

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  • Baltimore City Council Federal Corruption Investigation Ends With No Charges

    Public Corruption

    The Maryland United State's Attorney publicly announced an end to his office's 1 1/2 year public corruption investigation of the Baltimore City Council. Larry Nathans was the lead criminal defense attorney in this matter.

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  • Prosecution Of CFO Declined

    Public Corruption

    Larry Nathans persuaded the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office to decline prosecution of an investment firm CFO in a Baltimore federal criminal political corruption and securities prosecution (where CEO not represented by our firm was convicted).

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  • Election Law Charges Dismissed And Dismissal Upheld on Appeal Based On First Amendment Defense

    Public Corruption

    Larry Nathans and Booth Ripke represented an individual associated with the Governor's election committee. Mr. Nathans and Mr. Ripke succeeded in having all charges dismissed in the Prince George's County Circuit Court and the ruling upheld by the Maryland Court of Appeals, by developing a novel argument that demonstrated the law unconstitutionally violated the First Amendment.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Prosecution Declined For Senior Baltimore City Official

    Public Corruption

    Larry Nathans and Robert Biddle persuaded the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office to decline to prosecute a senior level Baltimore City executive for political corruption and tax violations.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • No Prosecution In Bribery Case Against CFO

    Public Corruption

    Larry Nathans persuaded the Maryland State Prosecutor's office to decline to prosecute the CFO of a suburban District of Columbia based company alleged to have bribed a Maryland state senator.

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  • Furniture Owner Not Charged

    Public Corruption

    Larry Nathans and Robert Biddle persuaded the District of Columbia United States Attorney's Office to decline to prosecute an owner of a furniture company under investigation for bribing government contract officials.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Conviction Overturned In Bribery Case Based On Actual Innocence

    Public Corruption

    Larry Nathans persuaded a Baltimore, Maryland Federal Judge to overturn the conviction of a senior level pharmaceutical executive in a FDA bribery case.

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  • No Prosecution For Senior Level Military Contractor

    Public Corruption

    Larry Nathans persuaded the Greenbelt U.S. Attorney's Office to decline to prosecute a senior level military contractor alleged to have bribed military procurement officials.

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  • Client Not Indicted In High Profile DC Bribery Case

    Public Corruption

    D.C. and Greenbelt Assistant United States Attorneys declined to indict our client for her alleged involvement in accepting substantial gifts from former D.C. Treasury employee Harriette Walters.

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  • Successfully Navigated Our Broker Client Through SEC And Insider Trading Investigation

    Securities Fraud

    Successfully navigated our investment advisor client through an SEC and criminal insider trading investigation.

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  • No Prosecution or SEC Sanctions For Senior Institutional Investment Manager

    Securities Fraud

    United States Attorney’s Office in Cleveland’s decision not to prosecute Director of Institutional Sales at brokerage firm regarding his and his customer’s alleged role regarding precarious trading in penny stocks. Client also avoided SEC sanctions.

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  • Huge Sentence Reduction In Securities Fraud Case

    Securities Fraud

    Significant downward departure regarding over representation of loss amount to a sentence of probation in Akron, Ohio federal securities fraud prosecution.

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  • No Criminal Charges Filed In Algorithmic Theft Investigation

    Securities Fraud

    Baltimore United States Attorney's Office declined to bring criminal charges against individual alleged to have stolen algorithmic trading code from former employer.

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  • Political Corruption And Tax Investigation Dropped

    Tax and Accounting Fraud

    Four-year political corruption and tax investigation of Baltimore City senior level public official ended after Nathans & Biddle, LLP's presentation with forensic accountant at the Baltimore United States Attorney's Office.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Criminal Structuring Charges Dropped

    Tax and Accounting Fraud

    Decision by Baltimore United States Attorney’s Office to forego structuring charges against former IRS agent and prosecute only on tax charges resulting in far reduced sentence.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
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  • IRS 4 Year Off-Shore Tax Investigation Ended With Favorable Result

    Tax and Accounting Fraud

    The IRS's four year tax investigation ended with client entering a guilty plea and receiving a sentence below the recommended Federal sentencing guidelines.

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  • Criminal Structuring Charges Dismissed

    Tax and Accounting Fraud

    Baltimore Federal criminal structuring charges dismissed and federal tax loss lowered resulting in significantly reduced sentence for former owner of adult entertainment and vending machine businesses.

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  • Criminal Lacey Act Charges Not Filed

    White Collar Crimes

    After our client refused to plead guilty to Federal criminal Lacey Act charges in Puerto Rico, the Department of Justice's Environmental Section declined to bring charges and the statute of limitations expired.

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  • Baltimore Federal Fraud Loss Reduced From $1.5 Million To $180,000

    White Collar Crimes

    Canadian client's Baltimore Federal fraud loss reduced from close to $1.5 million to under $180,000. Client received vastly reduced sentence and prison transfer to Canada.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
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  • Alien Harboring Indictment Dismissed

    White Collar Crimes

    Client's Baltimore Federal felony alien harboring indictment was dismissed and client entered a guilty plea to a misdemeanor charge and was sentenced to six months probation.

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  • No Prosecution for Client In Asbestos Removal Case

    White Collar Crimes

    The Department of Justice's Environmental Section and the Maryland United States Attorney's Office in Greenbelt declined to prosecute our client regarding his alleged role in improper asbestos removal and his alleged false statements made to law enforcement and prosecutors prior to our firm's involvement in the case.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
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  • No Criminal Charges Filed In Environmental False Statement Case

    White Collar Crimes

    Department of Justice (DOJ) Environmental Prosecutors agreed not to bring criminal charges against our District of Columbia client regarding alleged false statements.

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  • Former CFO Not Prosecuted

    White Collar Crimes

    A Baltimore, Maryland Assistant United States Attorney agreed not to prosecute our former CFO client for his alleged role in a bank fraud investigation.

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  • Institutional Manager Avoids Being Criminally Charged

    White Collar Crimes

    Nathans & Biddle, LLP's aggressive representation, in a case prosecuted in Federal court in Cleveland, led to our institutional investor manager not being criminally charged by the Department of Justice or sanctioned by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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  • Election Law Charges Dismissed

    White Collar Crimes

    Succeeded in having all criminal charges brought by the Maryland State Prosecutor dismissed and vindicated client's First Amendment rights in Prince George's County election law case involving campaign finance practices in the Republican Maryland gubernatorial campaign.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Booth M. Ripke
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  • Client Avoids Prosecution After Five-Year DOJ Environmental Investigation

    White Collar Crimes

    Decision not to prosecute by Deputy Attorney General following a five-year Federal Puerto Rico investigation of a senior executive of a Fortune 100 oil company regarding environmental pollution and alleged false statements.

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  • Prosecution Declined in LA Off-Shore IRS Tax Investigation

    White Collar Crimes

    Declination by Federal prosecutors and Department of Justice attorneys in federal Los Angeles off-shore IRS tax investigation.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
    • Robert W. Biddle
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  • Sentence Reduced In Attorney Misappropriation Case

    White Collar Crimes

    Sentence of probation for attorney in Howard County $550,000 misappropriation case. Sentence was later modified to probation before judgment.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
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  • No Charges In Administrator Sick Leave Fraud Case

    White Collar Crimes

    Maryland Attorney General's Office agreed not to bring charges against former high level Maryland University administrator based on alleged sick leave fraud.

    • Larry Allen Nathans
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