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In 2023, Mr. McCool obtained a full acquittal for a former 21st Century Fox senior executive charged in the FIFA bribery case, following an eight-week jury trial in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He has secured victories in a number of other high-profile trials, including the "Shot Show" Foreign Corrupt Practices Act case, the Trump Inauguration protesters case, and for a former AECOM executive charged with honest services fraud.


Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, 1990-1998

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Mr. McCool is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an invitation-only organization that represents 1% of trial lawyers in the United States.


Mr. McCool has served as lead counsel in more than 75 criminal and civil jury and bench trials. He is consistently identified as one of the Best Lawyers in America® (Tier 1 – Criminal Defense: White-Collar Litigation). He is also recognized, year after year, as one of “Washington’s Top 100 Lawyers” by Washingtonian Magazine, and as one of the “Top 100 Lawyers in Washington, DC” by Super Lawyers®. Business Today recently recognized Mr. McCool as one of the “Top 10 Trial Lawyers Influencing U.S. Litigation Landscape in 2023.”

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