White-Collar Criminal Defense and Investigations

Government investigations can be devastating to a business or individual. MARC attorneys have the experience, persistence and advanced litigation skills to provide a robust criminal defense. We handle all phases of federal and state matters in New Jersey, New York and other jurisdictions. We represent individuals and businesses, including Fortune 50 international corporations and smaller, privately owned companies. Several of our attorneys are former prosecutors.

Corporations or Individuals Facing Criminal Charges

For corporations or individuals charged with a crime by any state or federal law enforcement agency, our attorneys aggressively defend the charges with thorough and creative strategies, a detailed investigation, and, if need be, trial. We offer the expertise and experience necessary to develop an appropriate defense, and then work hand in hand with our clients to pursue the best possible resolution.

Corporations, Business Entities or Individuals Involved in Government Investigations

MARC represents corporations, business entities and individuals who need to respond to a subpoena, a request for information or other governmental inquiry.

Internal Corporate Investigations

We serve as outside investigators for business clients in all types of internal probes, including allegations of workplace fraud, theft or harassment; employee claims; and environmental complaints. We use our knowledge as former prosecutors to conduct thorough reviews that uncover all potential corporate risks. We also are experienced employment litigators and use that expertise to efficiently conduct investigations with discretion and minimal business disruption.

Our practice includes:

  • Corporate internal investigations
  • Employee fraud, theft, harassment and other allegations
  • Defense of charges involving crimes, violations and offenses
  • Response to grand jury and other state and federal subpoenas
  • Representation of individual employees in criminal investigations

Our practice includes:

  • Representing numerous Fortune 50 company employees in a federal criminal investigation of alleged environmental violations.
  • Assisting several national companies served with a federal subpoena seeking documents and information in an investigation into alleged wire and mail fraud in the secondary concert and sports-ticket market.
  • Representing a Fortune 50 company in a federal investigation into a petroleum storage facility explosion and representing employees subpoenaed for deposition in a related investigation.
  • Assisting a client under federal investigation avoid prosecution in an extensive matter alleging environmental crimes, worker-safety violations and obstruction of justice.

Please contact John B. McCusker or Bruce I. Goldstein for additional information.

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Partner and Co-Founder

John McCusker, a director and co-founder, represents corporate and individual clients, including Fortune 500 petroleum and pharmaceutical corporations, in employment discrimination, environmental/remediation and complex commercial litigation matters.

Partner and Co-Founder

Bruce Goldstein, a director and co-founder, leverages more than 25 years of expertise in civil litigation and criminal defense, coupled with a career as an award-winning newspaper reporter and editor, in bringing about the best result for his clients. He has long been associated with high-profile First Amendment litigations related to free speech, media law (such as defamation and open public records) and religious freedom.

Bruce Goldstein, a partner, is recognized by his peers as one of New Jersey’s preeminent trial lawyers. He is a sophisticated and dynamic litigator with expansive experience in complex business disputes. His cases include those involving fraud, shareholder disputes, employment, breach of contract, business torts, insurance, franchise disputes and professional malpractice.

Asaad Siddiqi, a partner, concentrates on commercial litigation, federal/state investigations and compliance, insurance/indemnification, white-collar criminal law, employment and labor, corporate/shareholder disputes, professional misconduct and attorney ethics. He appears in state and federal court and before arbitration panels in cases ranging from Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters to whistleblower litigation.

Of Counsel

Maura Sommer, of counsel, represents clients in all stages of complex environmental matters in federal and state court, as well as before state agencies. Additionally, Maura works with regulatory agencies, governmental bodies, developers and property owners throughout all stages of environmental investigations and remediation.

Associate

John, an associate, primarily concentrates on environmental, civil and commercial litigation, as well as criminal defense. In his environmental practice, he advises clients, including a global energy production company, on investigatory and remediation efforts in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts.

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