Criminal Defense

We Win Tough Cases.

HDRB&B’s White-Collar Criminal Defense Department focuses on representing individuals and companies who are targets or subjects of federal criminal investigations and prosecutions. There are no stakes higher than an individual’s personal liberty. We understand the stress, anxiety, and challenges of confronting cases that are being prosecuted by the United States government. A successful federal criminal defense demands commitment to clients, creativity, and confidence. HDRB&B’s criminal defense attorneys are accomplished trial lawyers with years of experience in federal trial and appellate courts in New Jersey, New York, and around the country. This enables us to provide our clients with a broad range of options for responding to scrutiny by federal law enforcement authorities.


  • Federal Criminal Defense
  • Healthcare Fraud
  • Federal Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Medicare/Medicaid Fraud
  • Mail Fraud & Wire Fraud
  • Bank Fraud
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Securities Fraud
  • SEC & NASD Investigations
  • False Statements
  • Bribery
  • Official Misconduct
  • Honest Services Fraud
  • Money Laundering
  • Identity Theft
  • Kickbacks
  • Mortgage Fraud
  • Government Contractor Fraud
  • FAA Violations
  • Structuring
  • Tax Fraud
  • Tax Evasion
  • Foreign Bank Accounts
  • Appeals

Representative Matters

  • Represented jet engine parts broker charged in federal indictment with mail and wire fraud arising from alleged violations of FAA regulations, and filing of false tax returns.
  • Obtained full judgment of acquittal for the former Director of Maintenance of Platinum Jet Management, a Florida charter jet company, following a four-week trial in federal court, arising from the crash of a charter jet at Teterboro Airport; the remaining defendants were convicted of conspiracy to violate FAA regulations, false statements, and endangering an aircraft.
  • Obtained jury verdict acquitting former Vice President of Sales for Serono, Inc., a Massachusetts biotechnology company, following a three-week trial in federal court in Boston on an eight-count federal healthcare fraud indictment. Serono had previously settled similar charges with the government for over $700 million dollars.
  • Defended insurance executive in federal and state investigations of kickback scheme involving local boards of education healthcare insurance plans.
  • Defended multiple executives of Fortune 100 pharmaceutical company in connection with healthcare fraud investigations.
  • Defended Vice President of Indiana medical device manufacturer in federal criminal investigation of possible violations of the federal Anti-Kickback Statute.
  • Defended former Deputy Chief of the Philippines National Police who, together with a former aide to Vice Presidents Gore and Cheney, was charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office with spying in the U.S. on behalf of opposition politicians in the Philippines.

Criminal Defense Department