Assistant United States Attorney, 12/2008 to Current U.S. Attorneys Office, Western District of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee
Managed a high-volume caseload in the most trial entensive and demanding district in the 6th Circuit, including in excess of one hundred indictments and fifty sentencing hearings.
Successfully argued cases before the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals; Researched and filed 15 appellate briefs, all of which resulted in affirmed sentences, including United States v. Mark Brown, United States v. Edward Fouse, and United States v. Pamela Dean.
Responsible for the managing of a myrid of investigations, including; Tarnished Badge Public Corruption Taskforce headed by the FBI, embezzlement, bank fraud, insurance fraud, tax evasion, interstate theft, international smuggling operations and civil rights violations.
Prosecuted a $250,000,000 international smuggling operation; the highest International Customs Enforcement copyright violation case in the United States to date. United States v. Goodfellow.
Prosecuted a multi-million dollar national insurance fraud embezzlement scheme. United States v. Robert Rainey, et al.
Maintains strong professional relationships with federal, regional, and local law enforcement agencies including the FBI, Secret Service, ICE, DEA, HUD/OIG, TBI, United States Marshalls, Memphis Police Department, and Shelby County Sherriff's Office.
Guest speaker to state law enforcement on civil rights and law enforcement corruption.
Associate, 07/2006 to 11/2008 Koehler and Issacs – New York, NY Practiced union side labor law, employment, and criminal defense. Represented locals with membership including the New York Corrections Officers (COBA), New York State Corrections, New York Taxicab Drivers (NYTWA), and Structual Bridge Painters (local 806).
Litigated civil trials regarding employment and labor issues before the NYC Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings concerning propsed discipline, workers compensation, unemployment claims and termination.
Litigated criminal trials from jury selection to versict before the New York State Supreme Court in all state criminal matters induding insurance fraud, welfare fraud, and felony assault.
Argued appeals of administrative decisions before the New York Civil Service Commission.
Assistant District Attorney- Senior Trial Attorney, 09/2001 to 07/2006 Kings County District Attorney's Office – Brooklyn, NY
Managed all aspects of felony criminal prosecution. Successfully prosecuted over 15 jury trials before the state Supreme and Criminal courts of New York.
Presented and secured indictments in over one hundred cases before the grand jury; handled cases from indictment to trial.
Utilized case and time management skills to sucessfully prosecute a caseload in excess of one hundred and fifty pending cases.
J.D.: Law, 2000 Loyola University Chicago School of Law - Chicago, Il
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science and English, 1995 Howard University - Washington, DC