White Collar Defense


White Collar crimes are investigated and prosecuted by special investigators and prosecutors with training and skills particularly suited to the task at hand.

I know that, because I used to be one of those prosecutors.

As an Assistant District Attorney in Erie County, I worked with nearly every law enforcement agency responsible for investigating allegations that are generally considered “white collar crime”. Including:

  • United States Secret Service
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Internal Revenue Service
  • New York State Taxation and Finance
  • Department of Labor
  • The State Insurance Fund

I served on the Suspicious Activity Report Task Force for the Western District of New York, and was named the chief of Erie County’s Crimes Against Revenue Program, where I prosecuted businesses and business owners for sales and income tax evasion.  Later I was assigned by the District Attorney to investigate public corruption and computer crimes.

Since entering private practice, I’ve used my training and experience to defend people accused of:

  • Mail fraud
  • Wire fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Mortgage fraud
  • Unemployment fraud
  • Workers Compensation fraud
  • Labor Law Fraud
  • Tax Evasion
  • Tax Audits
  • Embezzlement
  • Grand Larceny

Please contact me if you are concerned that you have become the target of an investigation involving “white collar” offenses.  It’s particularly important in these cases to bring a knowledgeable and experienced attorney into the fold as early as possible.

Please call (716)941-4336 if you wish to discuss your concerns.