Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason & Anello P.C.

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When Is An Internal Investigation Not Privileged?

Compliance programs have grown in importance along with the demands of new laws and regulations. These programs are increasingly seen as vital to preventing corporate misconduct or, at least, mitigating sanctions if misconduct…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Punishment Without Cause: Disgorgement And Forfeiture Of Salary And Pensions

It has become popular among prosecutors and regulators in recent years to claim that officials who engaged in wrongdoing on the job should be forced to surrender every dollar earned on that job…more
| Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Contorting The Law Of Disgorgement In Contorinis: Disgorging Ill-Gotten Gains That Were Never Gotten

For all the complexities inherent to securities enforcement litigation, the law of available remedies has been comparatively simple. There are monetary penalties, there are officer-and-director (or other) bars, and there is…more
| Civil Remedies, Business Torts, Securities Law

Destitute Before Proven Guilty: Supreme Court OKs Asset Seizure In White-Collar Cases That Bars Defendants' Ability to Retain Counsel

The Supreme Court’s February 25 decision in Kaley v. United States creates a significant hurdle for white-collar defendants seeking to retain qualified counsel to defend against the government’s allegations. Ruling that…more
| Constitutional Law, Criminal Law

Medical Research Fraud And HHS's Office Of Research Integrity: Watching The Watchdog

Even for those who carefully follow legal developments in the health care fraud arena, the Department of Health and Human Service’s Office of Research Integrity (“ORI”) is an agency that rarely appears on the radar. According to…more
| Criminal Law, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology, Government Contracting

Representing Clients In The Age Of Social Media Is Not As Easy As You Think

The proliferation of social media over the past decade has drastically changed how people communicate. Without much thought, people publicly post detailed personal information and photographs documenting their whereabouts and…more
| Communications & Media Law, Criminal Law

Health Care Self-Disclosure Protocols – Is It Worth It To Self-Report?

In recent years the federal government has aggressively investigated and prosecuted pharmaceutical companies and health care providers for possible violations of anti-fraud, anti-kickback and other laws. These efforts have…more
| Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Extradition Italian Style: Knock, Knock, Knocking On Amanda Knox's Door

The ins-and-outs of extradition law increasingly are relevant as global commerce and international travel emerge as the norm, exposing citizens of one nation to the laws of other nations…more
| Criminal Law, International Law & Trade

Out-Of-Balance: Basic Flaws In The Brady System

In recent years, the repeated, notable failures of the Brady disclosure regime by which prosecutors are required to produce evidence favorable to the accused in criminal cases have led to a cascade of criticism and growing calls…more
| Criminal Law

Stephen Cutler Has A Point About The Increasing Size Of Settlements

In late November, J.P. Morgan, the Justice Department and other agencies reached a $13 billion settlement over practices involving mortgage securities. Three days later, J.P. Morgan’s General Counsel, Stephen Cutler,…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, Business Torts, Securities Law

Insider Trading And Conscious Avoidance: Handling The Government's Most Powerful Prosecutorial Tool

The recent conviction of Michael Steinberg, a former senior trader at SAC, highlights the power of the government to obtain a conviction when armed with the ability to have a jury charged on a conscious avoidance theory of…more
| Criminal Law, Finance & Banking, Business Torts, Securities Law

Selective Waiver in the Second Circuit -- Is it Dead, or Just Dying?

When the government launches an investigation of a company, senior management typically calls for an internal investigation of the facts and tries to cooperate by sharing with the government the information that is gathered. At…more
| Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Should College Athletics Go Corporate?

Millions of Americans spent much of their holiday weekend watching college football. While fans around the country enjoyed watching Auburn’s thrilling win in the Iron Bowl or seeing Ohio State hold on against its arch-rival…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Commercial Law & Contracts

The SEC's 2013 Whistleblower Report: Things Left Unsaid

Released late last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s 2013 Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program (the “Report”) revealed that the program has continued to grow in popularity. The Report, however, also…more
| Securities Law

The Anti-Kickback Statute And The Affordable Care Act: A Law Enforcement Tool Suddenly Goes Missing

With the aggressive pursuit of cases against the pharmaceutical and device industries (including the recent $2.2 billion settlement with Johnson & Johnson), the implementation of Medicare Fraud Strike Forces in major cities…more
| Criminal Law, Health, Insurance, Science, Computers, & Technology
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Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Class Action
  • Criminal Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
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Other U.S. Locations
  • D.C.
  • New York
Number of Attorneys

50-100 Attorneys

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