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This content is provided by Marcus Neiman Rashbaum & Pineiro LLP.

Partners: Jeffrey Marcus, Jeffrey Neiman, Daniel Rashbaum and Michael Piñeiro
Number of partners: 4
Number of lawyers: 9
Languages: English, Spanish

Overview: 

Marcus Neiman Rashbaum & Pineiro LLP is a white collar trial boutique, with offices in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. Founded by three highly-regarded former federal prosecutors who collectively have tried more than 75 cases to verdict, winning significant courtroom victories both as defense lawyers and prosecutors, the firm is comprised exclusively of trial lawyers. MNR represents individuals and businesses of all sizes, from Fortune 100 to family-owned companies, and is known for aggressively working to resolve its clients’ problems quickly and quietly. The bulk of its practice focuses on high stakes cases, both in South Florida and around the United States.

Main Areas of Practice:
Trial work
Healthcare
Criminal Tax
Securities
FCPA
Antitrust
Government Enforcement Actions & Investigations
Whistleblowing Cases

Financial Fraud:
■ Representation of Jeri Shapiro, the wife of Woodbridge Financial Group’s principal and CEO, Robert Shapiro, who was accused of running a $1.3 billion dollar investor Ponzi scheme. MNR secured a binding non-prosecution agreement for Ms. Shapiro.
■ Representation of David Correia in the “Giuliani Associates” case brought in the Southern District of New York. Correia pled guilty and received a significant sentencing reduction without cooperating with the government. He was sentenced to one year in prison.
■ Representation of Carl Ruderman, the former CEO of 1 Global Financial, a large merchant case advance business, in related SEC and DOJ proceedings. Mr. Ruderman has been accused of running a large investment fraud and misappropriating investor monies.
■ Representation of Juan Ribas, the former head of Ecuador’s state-operated insurance program, charged by the FCPA Unit of DOJ with a multimillion dollar kickback scheme. Ribas received a sentence below the advisory guideline range.
■ Representation of one of the nation’s largest affordable housing developers related to an alleged tax credit fraud scheme concerning the inflation of construction costs.
■ Representation of New York Congressman Michael Grimm, then a sitting member of the United States House of Representatives, in a tax and campaign finance case brought by the Eastern District of New York.
■ Representation of an executive of a private bank accused of assisting Americans with avoiding U.S. tax obligations via foreign offshore bank accounts. MNR obtained anon-prosecution agreement for our client.
■ Representation of Deutsche Bank executive, Fredric Haller, in a bank fraud conspiracy involving the now-defunct Hamilton Bank. MNR achieved a dismissal of all charges.

Government Investigation & Enforcement Actions:
■ Representation of the former CEO of SeaWorld in an SEC/DOJ investigation regarding alleged misstatements in corporate filings related to the movie “Blackfish.” MNR successfully convinced the government to not bring either criminal or civil charges against its client.
■ Representation of several military contractors in FCPA investigations related to conduct in active war theaters. MNR successfully convinced the government not to file any charges.
■ An internal investigation on behalf of a professional sports franchise regarding compliance with pharmaceutical and medical regulations.
■ An internal investigation on behalf of a global media corporation regarding the acquisition of FIFA soccer rights through the alleged payment of improper kickbacks.
■ An internal investigation for a national health insurance company into allegations of an employee/vendor kickback fraud scheme.

Tax:
■ Representation of John Shafer, the screening manager of the exempt Organizations Division of the IRS in Cincinnati, Ohio, in connection with allegations that the IRS treated certain organizations associated with the Tea Party unfairly when they applied for tax exempt status with the IRS.
■ Representation of dozens of American citizens, living domestically and abroad, with various issues involving undeclared foreign assets, including the handling of Criminal Investigations, Offshore Voluntary Disclosures, Streamline Filing Compliance Procedures, Delinquent FBAR Submission Procedures, Opting Out, and FBAR Penalty Mitigation Litigation.
■ Representation of an individual in the Southern District of Florida in one of the largest payroll tax fraud cases every brought by the IRS/DOJ.
■ Internal investigations of various Swiss banks’ purported conduct in assisting US citizens in the concealment of assets.
■ Successful representation of a taxpayer accused of filing fraudulent tax returns. After trial, the Tax Court found that the IRS did not prove the taxpayer intended to evade tax and the IRS was banned from assessing $2 million in tax and penalties.
■ An internal investigation on behalf of a sports franchise regarding tax issues.

Healthcare & Qui Tam:
■ Representation of one of the nation’s leading ocular oncologists and retinal surgeons in connection with allegations of unnecessary surgical procedures. MNR’s client was not charged with any wrongdoing.
■ Representation of several senior executives of a national hospital corporation in connection with a federal probe into kickback allegations.
■ Representation of CEO of medical device manufacturer in an FDA misbranding investigation.
■ Representation of CEO of large clinical care corporation related to alleged AKA/Stark violations.
■ Representation of various executives of specialty pharmacies charged with the payment and receipt of kickbacks.
■ Representation of various whistleblowers in qui tam litigation and related proceedings.
■ Representation of physician/medical practice owner in HHS-OIG investigation concerning alleged HIPAA violations. MNR’s client was cleared of all charges.

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One Biscayne Tower

2 South Biscayne Boulevard

Suite 2530

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