Location

  • New York, NY
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Philadelphia, PA

Education

  • Pepperdine University School of Law (J.D., 1985)
  • Temple University (B.A. in Business Administration,magna cum laude, 1982)

Areas of Practice:

Admitted to Practice:

  • Texas
  • New York
  • Wyoming
  • Pennsylvania
  • District of Columbia

Biography

Mark Jay Krum has an international practice specializing in white collar criminal defense and complex commercial litigation and is a founding partner of Mark Jay Krum, Attorney-at-Law. A nationally recognized trial lawyer and litigator, he represents businesses, institutions and individuals facing investigation by federal and state law enforcement authorities and government regulatory agencies. Mark’s firm advises clients on compliance matters and internal investigations in addition to representing businesses and individuals who have been financial victims of crimes. Mark has extensive experience in the areas of health care fraud, corporate governance, professional liability, products liability, major tort, insurance coverage, bad faith, environmental, securities and class action litigation. Mark is a member of the New York, Texas, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and Wyoming Bars.

Prior to starting his firm Mark was the partner in charge of Diamond McCarthy LLP’s litigation practice in New York, the Chair of its national White Collar Defense, Government Investigations Practice and Securities Litigation Group, and was the Partner in charge of its in-house attorney training programs. Mark spent the 15 years prior to joining Diamond McCarthy in his own nationally acclaimed practice in which he has been regularly retained by some of the nation’s premier boutique law firms to act as the lead trial lawyer in high stakes criminal and civil cases. Industry has also recognized his unique talents from both sides of the table. Founders, officers and directors of corporations, including Fortune 500 Companies, routinely seek his counsel in critical litigation and compliance matters. As lead plaintiff’s counsel, Mark has a long history of taking on Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies in complex, multi-party, high-profile cases around the United States.

Mark was an Associate Independent Counsel with the Office of Independent Counsel – In re Secretary of Agriculture Espy. In that position Mark served as Senior Trial Counsel. Prior to receiving his appointment with the Office of Independent Counsel, Mark was Special Counsel to one of the largest law firms in the United States.

During Mark’s tenure as an Assistant United States Attorney with the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida, he devoted over half a decade to prosecuting white collar crime for the U.S. Department of Justice. As an Assistant United States Attorney, Mark specialized in major financial institution fraud, securities fraud, money laundering, and tax-related prosecutions, many of which have resulted in substantial recoveries on behalf of the U. S. Treasury and individual and corporate victims. Mark served as the lead trial attorney in some of the most celebrated fraud prosecutions for the U.S. Government, including the successful prosecution of one of the nation’s largest bank fraud, money laundering and securities fraud cases. Mark has tried numerous cases of national and international significance as a federal prosecutor, a criminal defense attorney, and a civil lawyer, and he is recognized as one of the preeminent criminal and civil trial lawyers in America. Mark’s experience includes criminal and civil matters involving asset seizure and forfeiture actions by the U.S. Department of Justice and federal and local agencies. Mark has assisted clients in obtaining the return of millions of dollars of cash, jewelry, automobiles, and luxury homes which had been seized by the United States Government. Mark has also assisted the United States Attorney’s Office, on behalf of his individual and corporate clients, in the recovery of such assets that were wrongfully taken or were the product of criminal conversion.

Over the course of his career, Mark has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for professional excellence. In 1991, he received the U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Superior Performance. As the 1994 recipient of the Federal Bar Association’s Younger Federal Lawyer Award, Mark was recognized as one of five leading government attorneys throughout the nation and overseas. In 1995, Mark also received the U.S. Department of Justice Special Act Award. Mark was one of the few federal prosecutors to whom Martindale-Hubbell awarded its highest accolade, the “AV” rating while he was still in the U.S. Government. In addition, for his work as a Federal Prosecutor, Mark received special government commendations from the U.S. Attorney General, Janet Reno, Directors Louis Freeh and William Sessions of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Inspector General John J. Adair of the Resolution Trust Corporation, Inspector General James A. Renick of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Director Eljay B. Bowron of the U.S. Secret Service and Commissioner George J. Weise of the U.S. Customs Service.

Mark was also the partner in charge of Diamond McCarthy’s in-house deposition and trial advocacy training programs. He has trained hundreds of trial lawyers throughout the United States and Internationally on the art of direct and cross examination and how to effectively communicate with a jury in order to obtain a favorable verdict. Mark has been an adjunct professor at Temple University School of Law where he taught “Advanced Trial Advocacy”. He was also an adjunct professor at Stetson University College of Law where he taught “Advanced Criminal Trial Advocacy”, a course which he created. He has lectured extensively throughout the United States and internationally on white collar crime and the federal criminal justice system. Mark has served as a regular faculty member, team leader and assistant team leader for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy National and Regional Trial Advocacy Programs, the Emory University School of Law Trial Techniques Program, and the University of Florida College of Law Statewide Prosecutor/Public Defender Trial Training Program.  Mark has also served for 15 years on the Criminal Justice Act Felony Panel for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • ABA Criminal Justice Section
  • American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA)

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division – Third Judicial Department
  • Supreme Court of the State of Texas
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Wyoming
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Columbia
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of International Trade
  • United States Claims Court
  • United States Tax Court

Professional Experience

  • 03/15 – Present Law Offices of Mark Jay Krum
    Manhattan, New York; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, D.C.

  • 06/13 – 02/15 Diamond McCarthy, LLP
    Partner New York Office, Head of Litigation

  • 03/97 – 05/13 Law Offices of Mark Jay Krum
    Philadelphia, PA and Manhattan, New York

  • 06/96 – 03/97 Associate Independent Counsel
    (Senior Trial Counsel)
    Office of Independent Counsel
    In re Secretary of Agriculture Espy
    Alexandria, Virginia
  • 03/96 – 06/96 Special Counsel
    Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 07/90 – 03/96 Assistant United States Attorney – Criminal Division
    United States Department of Justice
    United States Attorney’s Office
    Middle District of Florida
    Tampa, Florida
  • 01/88 – 07/90 Associate – Litigation Department
    Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 09/85 – 01/88 Associate – Litigation Department
    Pechner, Dorfman, Wolffe, Rounick & Cabot
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 05/84 – 08/84 Summer Associate
    Pechner, Dorfman, Wolffe, Rounick & Cabot
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Teaching Positions

08/99 – 12/00 Adjunct Professor Temple University School of Law
Course: Advanced Criminal Trial Advocacy (Three Credit Hours)

08/96 – 12/00 Adjunct Professor Temple University School of Law
Course: Advanced Trial Advocacy (Three Credit Hours)

08/92 – 05/96 Adjunct Professor Stetson University College of Law
Course: Advanced Criminal Trial Advocacy (Three Credit Hours)

07/22/98 – 07/31/98 Faculty Member Combating Economic Fraud and Counterfeiting Seminar
(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

11/17/97 – 11/21/97 Faculty Member International Financial Institution Fraud/White-Collar Crime Seminar (St. Petersburg, Russia)

03/10/97 – 03/14/97 Faculty Member International Financial Institution Fraud/White-Collar Crime Seminar (Nicosia, Cyprus)

10/09/95 – 10/20/95 Faculty Member International Organized/White-Collar Crime Seminar
(Ljubljana, Slovenija)

10/02/95 – 10/05/95 Faculty Member International Advanced White-Collar Crime Seminar
(International Law Enforcement Academy, Budapest, Hungary)

09/25/95 – 09/29/95 Faculty Member International Economic Fraud and Counterfeiting Seminar
(Prague, Czech Republic)

08/14/95 – 08/25/95 Faculty Member International Organized Crime/Financial Institution Fraud Seminar (Bucharest, Romania)

07/11/98 – 07/25/98 Faculty Member National Institute for Trial Advocacy National Session
07/10/99 – 07/24/99 (Boulder, Colorado)

07/23/95 – 08/02/95 Faculty Member National Institute for Trial Advocacy Pacific Regional
Trial Advocacy Program (San Diego, CA)

06/07/95 – 06/17/95 Faculty Member National Institute for Trial Advocacy
06/05/96 – 06/15/96 Southern Regional Trial Advocacy Program
06/14/97 – 06/21/97 (Dallas, Texas)

05/12/94 – 05/22/94 Faculty Member National Institute for Trial Advocacy
05/11/95 – 05/21/95 Southeast Regional Trial Advocacy Program
05/09/96 – 05/19/96 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

05/03/94 – 05/17/94 Faculty Member Emory University School of Law
05/02/95 – 05/16/95 Trial Techniques Program
05/07/96 – 05/21/96 (Atlanta, Georgia)
05/06/97 – 05/20/97

02/24/94 – 03/06/94 Faculty Member National Institute for Trial Advocacy
02/23/95 – 03/05/95 Florida Regional Trial Advocacy Program
02/22/96 – 03/03/96 (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)
02/27/98 – 03/08/98 (Assistant Team Leader 1995-1996, 1998-2000, & 2004 Programs)
02/26/99 – 03/07/99 (Team Leader 2007-2008 Programs)
02/25/00 – 03/05/00
02/28/04 – 03/06/04
02/24/07 – 03/03/07
02/23/08 – 03/01/08
03/03/12 – 03/10/12

07/30/93 – 08/06/93 Faculty Member University of Florida College of Law Statewide
07/15/94 – 07/22/94 Prosecutor/Public Defender Trial Training Program
07/18/97 – 07/25/97 (Gainesville, Florida)
07/30/99 – 08/06/99
07/21/00 – 07/28/00
07/20/01 – 07/27/01

08/08/16 – 08/13/16 Faculty Member National Institute for Trial Advocacy Northeast Regional Trial Advocacy Program (Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY)

Lectures

  • 06/25/97 Evidence, Forensic Experts and the U.S. Legal System
    Lecture to Law Enforcement Officials from Russia
    Host: United States Secret Service
    Saratov, Russia
  • 06/19/97 Evidence, Forensic Experts and the U.S. Legal System
    Lecture to Law Enforcement Officials from the Czech Republic
    Host: United States Secret Service
    Prague, Czech Republic
  • 12/08/95 International Money Laundering
    Lecture to Officials from the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs
    Host: United States Secret Service
    Washington, D.C.
  • 09/14/95 Defense Strategies in Government Undercover Cases
    & 01/30/97 Lecture to Special Agents United States Secret Service
    James J. Rowley Training Center
    Laurel, Maryland
  • 11/04/93 Pleas in Federal Criminal Cases
    Lecture to over 100 Legal Studies Students at the
    University of California, Berkeley
  • 11/04/93 The Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments and the
    Federal Criminal Process
    Lecture to over 100 Criminal Justice Students at
    San Francisco State University
  • 03/22/93 The Federal Criminal Process
    Lecture to Criminal Justice and Pre-law
    Students at the University of Tampa
  • 03/03/92 Anatomy of a Trial
    Lecture to 450 Criminal Justice Students at the
    University of South Florida
  • 04/03/89 Medical Malpractice – Pennsylvania Health Care Services
    & 04/02/90 Malpractice Act and Risk Management
    Lecture to 250 Medical Students at the
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 03/27/89 Medical Malpractice – The Cause of Action
    & 03/26/90 Lecture to 250 Medical Students at the
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Advocacy Courses / Certifications

  • June 1994 – Present
    AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • 1997 – 2013
    Criminal Justice Act Felony Panel, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • 11/04/93 – 11/07/93
    National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    Expanded Teacher Training Program
    University of California School of Law at Berkeley
  • March 1995
    Certified Instructor: Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission
  • 03/16/92 – 03/20/92
    Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute
    Course in Appellate Advocacy
  • 12/03/90 – 12/14/90
    Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute
    Course in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Awards / Honors

  • 1995 – United States Department of Justice Special Act Award
  • 1994 – Federal Bar Association’s Younger Federal Lawyer Award (One of Five
    Leading Government Attorneys Throughout the Nation and Overseas)
  • 1994 – United States Department of Justice Special Achievement Award for
    Outstanding Superior Performance

Special Government Commendations

  • February 1996 Director Eljay B. Bowron
    United States Secret Service
  • January 1996 Commissioner, George J. Weise
    United States Customs Service
  • July 1995 Inspector General James A. Renick
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • February 1995 Director Eljay B. Bowron
    United States Secret Service
  • July 1994 United States Attorney General Janet Reno
    United States Department of Justice
  • July 1994 Director Louis J. Freeh
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • March 1994 United States Attorney General Janet Reno
    United States Department of Justice
  • January 1994 Inspector General John J. Adair
    Resolution Trust Corporation
  • November 1993 Director Louis J. Freeh
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • September 1992 Director William S. Sessions
    Federal Bureau of Investigation

Mark Jay Krum

markjaykrum@aol.com
+1 212.371.2300

Biography

Mark Jay Krum has an international practice specializing in white collar criminal defense and complex commercial litigation and is a founding partner of Mark Jay Krum, Attorney-at-Law. A nationally recognized trial lawyer and litigator, he represents businesses, institutions and individuals facing investigation by federal and state law enforcement authorities and government regulatory agencies. Mark’s firm advises clients on compliance matters and internal investigations in addition to representing businesses and individuals who have been financial victims of crimes. Mark has extensive experience in the areas of health care fraud, corporate governance, professional liability, products liability, major tort, insurance coverage, bad faith, environmental, securities and class action litigation. Mark is a member of the New York, Texas, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and Wyoming Bars.

Prior to starting his firm Mark was the partner in charge of Diamond McCarthy LLP’s litigation practice in New York, the Chair of its national White Collar Defense, Government Investigations Practice and Securities Litigation Group, and was the Partner in charge of its in-house attorney training programs. Mark spent the 15 years prior to joining Diamond McCarthy in his own nationally acclaimed practice in which he has been regularly retained by some of the nation’s premier boutique law firms to act as the lead trial lawyer in high stakes criminal and civil cases. Industry has also recognized his unique talents from both sides of the table. Founders, officers and directors of corporations, including Fortune 500 Companies, routinely seek his counsel in critical litigation and compliance matters. As lead plaintiff’s counsel, Mark has a long history of taking on Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies in complex, multi-party, high-profile cases around the United States.

Mark was an Associate Independent Counsel with the Office of Independent Counsel – In re Secretary of Agriculture Espy. In that position Mark served as Senior Trial Counsel. Prior to receiving his appointment with the Office of Independent Counsel, Mark was Special Counsel to one of the largest law firms in the United States.

During Mark’s tenure as an Assistant United States Attorney with the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida, he devoted over half a decade to prosecuting white collar crime for the U.S. Department of Justice. As an Assistant United States Attorney, Mark specialized in major financial institution fraud, securities fraud, money laundering, and tax-related prosecutions, many of which have resulted in substantial recoveries on behalf of the U. S. Treasury and individual and corporate victims. Mark served as the lead trial attorney in some of the most celebrated fraud prosecutions for the U.S. Government, including the successful prosecution of one of the nation’s largest bank fraud, money laundering and securities fraud cases. Mark has tried numerous cases of national and international significance as a federal prosecutor, a criminal defense attorney, and a civil lawyer, and he is recognized as one of the preeminent criminal and civil trial lawyers in America. Mark’s experience includes criminal and civil matters involving asset seizure and forfeiture actions by the U.S. Department of Justice and federal and local agencies. Mark has assisted clients in obtaining the return of millions of dollars of cash, jewelry, automobiles, and luxury homes which had been seized by the United States Government. Mark has also assisted the United States Attorney’s Office, on behalf of his individual and corporate clients, in the recovery of such assets that were wrongfully taken or were the product of criminal conversion.

Over the course of his career, Mark has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards for professional excellence. In 1991, he received the U.S. Department of Justice Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Superior Performance. As the 1994 recipient of the Federal Bar Association’s Younger Federal Lawyer Award, Mark was recognized as one of five leading government attorneys throughout the nation and overseas. In 1995, Mark also received the U.S. Department of Justice Special Act Award. Mark was one of the few federal prosecutors to whom Martindale-Hubbell awarded its highest accolade, the “AV” rating while he was still in the U.S. Government. In addition, for his work as a Federal Prosecutor, Mark received special government commendations from the U.S. Attorney General, Janet Reno, Directors Louis Freeh and William Sessions of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Inspector General John J. Adair of the Resolution Trust Corporation, Inspector General James A. Renick of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Director Eljay B. Bowron of the U.S. Secret Service and Commissioner George J. Weise of the U.S. Customs Service.

Mark was also the partner in charge of Diamond McCarthy’s in-house deposition and trial advocacy training programs. He has trained hundreds of trial lawyers throughout the United States and Internationally on the art of direct and cross examination and how to effectively communicate with a jury in order to obtain a favorable verdict. Mark has been an adjunct professor at Temple University School of Law where he taught “Advanced Trial Advocacy”. He was also an adjunct professor at Stetson University College of Law where he taught “Advanced Criminal Trial Advocacy”, a course which he created. He has lectured extensively throughout the United States and internationally on white collar crime and the federal criminal justice system. Mark has served as a regular faculty member, team leader and assistant team leader for the National Institute of Trial Advocacy National and Regional Trial Advocacy Programs, the Emory University School of Law Trial Techniques Program, and the University of Florida College of Law Statewide Prosecutor/Public Defender Trial Training Program.  Mark has also served for 15 years on the Criminal Justice Act Felony Panel for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • ABA Criminal Justice Section
  • American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA)

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Supreme Court of the State of New York, Appellate Division – Third Judicial Department
  • Supreme Court of the State of Texas
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Wyoming
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • United States District Court, District of Columbia
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Mississippi
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court, Southern District of New York
  • United States Court of International Trade
  • United States Claims Court
  • United States Tax Court

Professional Experience

  • 03/15 – Present Law Offices of Mark Jay Krum
    Manhattan, New York; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, D.C.

  • 06/13 – 02/15 Diamond McCarthy, LLP
    Partner New York Office, Head of Litigation

  • 03/97 – 05/13 Law Offices of Mark Jay Krum
    Philadelphia, PA and Manhattan, New York

  • 06/96 – 03/97 Associate Independent Counsel
    (Senior Trial Counsel)
    Office of Independent Counsel
    In re Secretary of Agriculture Espy
    Alexandria, Virginia
  • 03/96 – 06/96 Special Counsel
    Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 07/90 – 03/96 Assistant United States Attorney – Criminal Division
    United States Department of Justice
    United States Attorney’s Office
    Middle District of Florida
    Tampa, Florida
  • 01/88 – 07/90 Associate – Litigation Department
    Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 09/85 – 01/88 Associate – Litigation Department
    Pechner, Dorfman, Wolffe, Rounick & Cabot
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • 05/84 – 08/84 Summer Associate
    Pechner, Dorfman, Wolffe, Rounick & Cabot
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Teaching Positions

08/99 – 12/00 Adjunct Professor Temple University School of Law
Course: Advanced Criminal Trial Advocacy (Three Credit Hours)

08/96 – 12/00 Adjunct Professor Temple University School of Law
Course: Advanced Trial Advocacy (Three Credit Hours)

08/92 – 05/96 Adjunct Professor Stetson University College of Law
Course: Advanced Criminal Trial Advocacy (Three Credit Hours)

07/22/98 – 07/31/98 Faculty Member Combating Economic Fraud and Counterfeiting Seminar
(Buenos Aires, Argentina)

11/17/97 – 11/21/97 Faculty Member International Financial Institution Fraud/White-Collar Crime Seminar (St. Petersburg, Russia)

03/10/97 – 03/14/97 Faculty Member International Financial Institution Fraud/White-Collar Crime Seminar (Nicosia, Cyprus)

10/09/95 – 10/20/95 Faculty Member International Organized/White-Collar Crime Seminar
(Ljubljana, Slovenija)

10/02/95 – 10/05/95 Faculty Member International Advanced White-Collar Crime Seminar
(International Law Enforcement Academy, Budapest, Hungary)

09/25/95 – 09/29/95 Faculty Member International Economic Fraud and Counterfeiting Seminar
(Prague, Czech Republic)

08/14/95 – 08/25/95 Faculty Member International Organized Crime/Financial Institution Fraud Seminar (Bucharest, Romania)

07/11/98 – 07/25/98 Faculty Member National Institute for Trial Advocacy National Session
07/10/99 – 07/24/99 (Boulder, Colorado)

07/23/95 – 08/02/95 Faculty Member National Institute for Trial Advocacy Pacific Regional
Trial Advocacy Program (San Diego, CA)

06/07/95 – 06/17/95 Faculty Member National Institute for Trial Advocacy
06/05/96 – 06/15/96 Southern Regional Trial Advocacy Program
06/14/97 – 06/21/97 (Dallas, Texas)

05/12/94 – 05/22/94 Faculty Member National Institute for Trial Advocacy
05/11/95 – 05/21/95 Southeast Regional Trial Advocacy Program
05/09/96 – 05/19/96 (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

05/03/94 – 05/17/94 Faculty Member Emory University School of Law
05/02/95 – 05/16/95 Trial Techniques Program
05/07/96 – 05/21/96 (Atlanta, Georgia)
05/06/97 – 05/20/97

02/24/94 – 03/06/94 Faculty Member National Institute for Trial Advocacy
02/23/95 – 03/05/95 Florida Regional Trial Advocacy Program
02/22/96 – 03/03/96 (Fort Lauderdale, Florida)
02/27/98 – 03/08/98 (Assistant Team Leader 1995-1996, 1998-2000, & 2004 Programs)
02/26/99 – 03/07/99 (Team Leader 2007-2008 Programs)
02/25/00 – 03/05/00
02/28/04 – 03/06/04
02/24/07 – 03/03/07
02/23/08 – 03/01/08
03/03/12 – 03/10/12

07/30/93 – 08/06/93 Faculty Member University of Florida College of Law Statewide
07/15/94 – 07/22/94 Prosecutor/Public Defender Trial Training Program
07/18/97 – 07/25/97 (Gainesville, Florida)
07/30/99 – 08/06/99
07/21/00 – 07/28/00
07/20/01 – 07/27/01

08/08/16 – 08/13/16 Faculty Member National Institute for Trial Advocacy Northeast Regional Trial Advocacy Program (Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY)

Lectures

  • 06/25/97 Evidence, Forensic Experts and the U.S. Legal System
    Lecture to Law Enforcement Officials from Russia
    Host: United States Secret Service
    Saratov, Russia
  • 06/19/97 Evidence, Forensic Experts and the U.S. Legal System
    Lecture to Law Enforcement Officials from the Czech Republic
    Host: United States Secret Service
    Prague, Czech Republic
  • 12/08/95 International Money Laundering
    Lecture to Officials from the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs
    Host: United States Secret Service
    Washington, D.C.
  • 09/14/95 Defense Strategies in Government Undercover Cases
    & 01/30/97 Lecture to Special Agents United States Secret Service
    James J. Rowley Training Center
    Laurel, Maryland
  • 11/04/93 Pleas in Federal Criminal Cases
    Lecture to over 100 Legal Studies Students at the
    University of California, Berkeley
  • 11/04/93 The Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments and the
    Federal Criminal Process
    Lecture to over 100 Criminal Justice Students at
    San Francisco State University
  • 03/22/93 The Federal Criminal Process
    Lecture to Criminal Justice and Pre-law
    Students at the University of Tampa
  • 03/03/92 Anatomy of a Trial
    Lecture to 450 Criminal Justice Students at the
    University of South Florida
  • 04/03/89 Medical Malpractice – Pennsylvania Health Care Services
    & 04/02/90 Malpractice Act and Risk Management
    Lecture to 250 Medical Students at the
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • 03/27/89 Medical Malpractice – The Cause of Action
    & 03/26/90 Lecture to 250 Medical Students at the
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Advocacy Courses / Certifications

  • June 1994 – Present
    AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • 1997 – 2013
    Criminal Justice Act Felony Panel, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • 11/04/93 – 11/07/93
    National Institute for Trial Advocacy
    Expanded Teacher Training Program
    University of California School of Law at Berkeley
  • March 1995
    Certified Instructor: Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission
  • 03/16/92 – 03/20/92
    Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute
    Course in Appellate Advocacy
  • 12/03/90 – 12/14/90
    Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute
    Course in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Awards / Honors

  • 1995 – United States Department of Justice Special Act Award
  • 1994 – Federal Bar Association’s Younger Federal Lawyer Award (One of Five
    Leading Government Attorneys Throughout the Nation and Overseas)
  • 1994 – United States Department of Justice Special Achievement Award for
    Outstanding Superior Performance

Special Government Commendations

  • February 1996 Director Eljay B. Bowron
    United States Secret Service
  • January 1996 Commissioner, George J. Weise
    United States Customs Service
  • July 1995 Inspector General James A. Renick
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • February 1995 Director Eljay B. Bowron
    United States Secret Service
  • July 1994 United States Attorney General Janet Reno
    United States Department of Justice
  • July 1994 Director Louis J. Freeh
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • March 1994 United States Attorney General Janet Reno
    United States Department of Justice
  • January 1994 Inspector General John J. Adair
    Resolution Trust Corporation
  • November 1993 Director Louis J. Freeh
    Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • September 1992 Director William S. Sessions
    Federal Bureau of Investigation