The Firm has been actively involved in every aspect of Criminal Law, state and federal, from investigations to trial to appeals. Many of the cases involve parallel civil and regulatory proceedings, and the Firm responds to those as well.
Mr. Berger is a former Assistant District Attorney for New York County, serving under Frank Hogan and Robert Morgenthau, and has served as counsel to indigent defendants under the Federal Criminal Justice Act. Mr. Berger has tried numerous criminal cases to jury verdict, and argued numerous criminal appeals.
In addition to trying the first civil RICO jury trial ever tried in the New York State Courts, Mr. Berger has been involved as counsel in several of the largest financial fraud litigations in the United States. The Firm routinely conducts Internal Investigations on behalf of commercial and non-profit entities that have concerns about compliance and possible staff misconduct.
The Firm utilizes forensic accountants, private investigators, and other professionals to conduct investigations of alleged wrongdoing. The Firm welcomes confidential inquiries from the Bar and potential clients.