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He has successfully tried numerous complex civil and criminal cases throughout the United States, and has briefed and argued dozens of appeals before federal and state appeals courts and before the United States Supreme Court. In addition to trying cases and arguing appeals, Abbe advises clients in their dealings with the U. Congress and its committees, other legislative bodies, and numerous federal and state regulatory agencies. He also works with clients on internal investigations, voluntary disclosure decisions, and developing compliance programs to prevent issues from arising with law enforcement agencies.
His matters and cases often require him to navigate all of these legal issues under the glare of media scrutiny. In criminal matters, Abbe has successfully avoided charges or defended clients against a wide array of charges, including conspiracy, election law violations, bank fraud, insurance fraud, bankruptcy fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act FCPA violations, mail and wire fraud, securities fraud, money laundering, public corruption, honest services fraud, False Claims Act, obstruction of justice and false information charges and violations of the Racketeer Influenced, and Corrupt Organizations Act RICO and the Espionage Act.
In civil cases, he has helped clients win in cases of breach of contract and fiduciary duty, FCPA violations, False Claims Act, civil rights violations, conspiracy, employment discrimination, negligence, RICO violations, securities fraud, tortious interference with business, breach of fiduciary, and unfair trade practices. He has conducted internal investigations responding to government, whistleblower, or other allegations of FCPA, money laundering, securities, and other law violations.
Abbe has been counsel to the U. House of Representatives twice, including when he was Chief Minority Counsel during impeachment proceedings against President Clinton and before that, as special ethics counsel to the House Committee of Standards of Official Conduct Ethics Committee. From to , he was appointed as Special Counselor to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in the investigation and prosecution of human rights violations, war crimes, and other human rights projects in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia.
Abbe has also served at the U. Abbe has been recognized by various publications ranging from The National Law Journal to Chambers USA as one of the most influential and most successful attorneys in the United States. He has written articles on legal issues and current political events that have been widely published. United States v.
Robert Menendez sitting U. Senator on corruption and false filing charges. Joseph Bruno former New York Senate leader charged with honest services violations. Paul Minor, et al. Henry Espy Mississippi public official indicted for election law and bank fraud. Thomas Gaubert real estate developer indicted for bank and other fraud. Erwin Friedman real estate developer indicted for bank and other fraud. Henry Cisneros and Sylvia Arce-Garcia public officials indicted for perjury and obstruction. Behzad Cohen chemical company indicted by California U. Attorney for violation of drug distribution laws.
Jack Abramoff D. Roya Rahmani political asylum grantee indicted by California U. Attorney for illegally providing aid to foreign groups—case later reinstated. Bailey, et al. George Pataki, et al. Gaubert v. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and U. Lawrence v. Abell Co. Maryland highest court case defending newspaper from invasion of privacy. SCAD v. City of Alexandria, VA v. Some of the experience represented here may have been handled at a firm. Abbe has received numerous accolades from his peers and prominent legal publications, and he is consistently ranked among top Washington, DC, and national lawyers.
Publications in which he has been recognized include:. adlowell winston. Add to Binder. He has tried civil and criminal cases before judges and juries in more than a dozen states, argued numerous appeals before courts that include the U. Supreme Court, led complex international investigations, and navigated clients through congressional and administrative proceedings, often under the glare of media scrutiny.
He also ly served as Special Assistant to the U. District of Columbia. Columbia University, JD, Experience Criminal Cases United States v. Senator on corruption and false filing charges United States v. John Edwards former presidential candidate on election law charges United States v. Henry Espy Mississippi public official indicted for election law and bank fraud United States v. Loren Mintz bank president indicted for bank fraud United States v.
Phil Palmer leading attorney indicted for bankruptcy fraud United States v. Thomas Gaubert real estate developer indicted for bank and other fraud United States v. Erwin Friedman real estate developer indicted for bank and other fraud United States v. Sam McKerall real estate developer indicted for bank and other fraud State of Maryland v.
Stephen Edwards year-old charged with murder United States v. Clarence Mitchell state official charged with bribery United States v. Attorney for violation of drug distribution laws United States v. Attorney for illegally providing aid to foreign groups—case later reinstated United States v. Toussie real estate developer indicted for tax violations Civil Cases Bailey, et al. UANI international shipping businessman defamation suit Gaubert v. Suffolk County federal civil rights claims Abramson v. JCC Maryland highest court case establishing charitable immunity Lawrence v. Maryland highest court case defending newspaper from invasion of privacy SCAD v.
City of Alexandria federal civil rights defense G-I Holdings v. Austin J. William H. Charles G. En Benc. Overview Credentials Experience Insights Full bio. Honors and Awards Top Trial Lawyers. Litigation Star. Best Lawyers. Education Columbia University. Columbia College.
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