On February 13, 2017, Creizman LLC partners Eric Creizman and Melissa Madrigal started a criminal fraud and bribery trial relating to a purportedly illegal bitcoin exchange. Creizman LLC represents Yuri Lebedev, an IT developer and architect. Opening statements were delivered on February 15.
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Creizman LLC Featured in Media for Representations in Back-to-Back High-Profile White Collar Criminal Trials
Creizman LLC started right out the gate in 2017 with two back-to-back high profile white collar criminal trials. In January, Creizman LLC represented a former hedge fund portfolio manager in a federal criminal prosecution for conspiracy to mismark the prices of securities. Press accounts of Creizman LLC attorneys’ cross-examinations and closing arguments can be found [..]
NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Creizman LLC is pleased to announce that the firm has promoted Melissa Madrigal to the position of Partner of the firm. Ms. Madrigal has practiced at Creizman LLC for three years and has taken a leading role in some of the firm’s most high-profile white collar representations including: the [..]
Accomplished Federal Trial Lawyer Amanda Shoffel Joins New York Boutique Litigation Firm Creizman LLC
Amanda Shoffel has left her position as Senior Counsel in the Special Federal Litigation Division of the New York Office of Corporation Counsel to join Creizman LLC, a New York City-based litigation firm that specializes in white-collar criminal defense and complex commercial litigation. The firm’s recent representative matters include high-profile representations in federal criminal securities [..]
Creizman LLC Attorneys Interviewed on CNBC’s American Greed about Acquittal of Client in 2013 Federal Health Care Fraud Trial
Creizman LLC attorneys Eric Creizman and Caroline Polisi appeared on the latest episode of CNBC’s American Greed, “Sick Profits,” recounting the Bay Medical health care fraud scheme in which a series of medical clinics fraudulently billed Medicare of over $71 million. Although most of the defendants pled guilty, Creizman LLC’s client went to trial, and [..]
We are proud to announce that for the fifth straight year, Creizman LLC attorneys have been recognized as “Super Lawyers” in the field of White Collar Criminal Defense in New York State. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in a state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super [..]
Eric Creizman quoted in Cape Town, South Africa Times in connection with federal criminal restitution matter.
Eric Creizman was quoted in the South African newspaper, the Cape Town Times, in connection with the settlement of a $22.5 million criminal restitution case against Creizman LLC client David Bengis for $1.25 million. The restitution proceedings arise from a criminal prosecution commenced in 2003 under the federal Lacey Act in the United States District [..]
Creizman LLC has added Columbia Law School Student Kathryn Meares to its formidable legal team. Ms. Meares is expected to graduate from Columbia Law School in May 2016. She earned her Bachelors of Arts in Classics and Philosophy from University of Chicago in 2013. Ms. Meares has experience working as a law clerk for the [..]
Eric Creizman joined the prestigious members of the Advisory Board of World Patent Marketing, an innovative, vertically integrated manufacturer and distributor of patented products.
A Creizman LLC half-page advertisement appears prominently in this Sunday’s New York Times Magazine celebrating the nomination of Creizman LLC attorneys Eric Creizman and Caroline Polisi to Super Lawyers in the area of White Collar Criminal Defense.