CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Criminal cases, both federal and state, continue to become more complex and the punishments more draconian, as Congress, the California Legislator and the courts each year expand the reach of the criminal law and broaden the authority of prosecutors.

That is why now, more than ever, skilled, experienced, creative and vigorous representation is essential in responding to criminal investigations and defending against criminal charges and related actions, such as civil and criminal forfeiture proceedings. This is precisely the representation Isaacs Friedberg provides.

The Firm excels at all aspects of criminal defense, including:

  • Internal investigations
  • Voluntary reporting
  • Pre-charging presentations and negotiations 
  • Federal and state grand jury practice 
  • Bail setting and pretrial detention proceedings
  • Post-charging presentations and plea negotiations 
  • Motion practice and evidentiary hearings
  • Trial
  • Sentencing
  • Criminal, civil and administrative forfeiture proceedings
  • Appeals, Writs and Habeas Petitions
  • Parallel civil, regulatory and administrative proceedings 
  • Securing insurance coverage and employer indemnification
  • Crisis management

The Firm has broad experience in the criminal arena defending individuals, businesses and other organizations.

It has defended federal and state investigations and cases involving a broad array of criminal allegations and charges including:

  • Healthcare Fraud
  • Federal Anti-kickback Statute and Stark Act Violations
  • California Illegal Patient and Client Referral Laws
  • Worker’s Compensation Fraud
  • Wage Theft
  • Public Corruption, Commercial Bribery and Deprivation of Honest Services
  • Export Control Law Violations
  • Criminal Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
  • Mail, Wire, Bank and Securities Fraud
  • False Statements, Perjury and Obstruction of Justice
  • Environmental Crimes
  • State and Local Health and Safety, Building, Fire and Other Code Violations
  • DUI and Other Vehicle Code Violations
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