Sullivan & Brill's Client who was Charged with Federal Drug Conspiracy in the SDNY was Recently Sentenced to a Term Below the Sentencing Guideline Level
Steven Brill's client, the Upper East SIde Dog Walker convicted of stealing from his clients, was sentenced to the minimum sentence
Federal Criminal Attorney, Steven Brill, Successfully Argued To Federal District Judge of the Eastern DIstrict of New York for Time Served for Client Indicted for Conspriracy to Possess and Distribute Heroin
Client was U.S. Citizen from Nigeria who was arrested by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) for Conspiracy to Import and Distribute approximately 500 grams of Heroin. The DEA conducted surveillance and wiretaps in order make the arrest. Federal Criminal Attorney, Steven Brill, from Sullivan & Brill, argued to the Justice from Federal District Court of the Eastern District of New York, that given client’s lack of criminal history and other familial mitigation factors, a sentence of time-served was warranted. The Judge agreed and the client was released on the same day he was sentenced.
Client, who was represented by Steven Brill, as stand-by counsel, was recently sentenced to 70 months - below the 121 months he was exposed to - after a conviction for Securities Fraud, Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud in the Southern District of New York.
On April 13, 2012, a pro se client, represented by Steven Brill as stand by counsel, was sentenced to 70 months in prison for his conviction of Securities Fraud, Wire Fraud and Mail Fraud. The client was exposed to a guideline sentence of 121-151 months. This sentence was based, in large part, by the government’s argument that the client caused an intended loss between 7 and 10 million dollars. The client, however, successfully argued that the Court should use a loss amount of approximately 1.5 million – far less than the government requested.
In addition, the client argued that he was entitled to a departure from a guideline sentence due to his documented diagnosis of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) The U.S. District Judge agreed and reduced his sentence 2 guideline offense levels.
Iraqi Vet Suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Represented by Sullivan & Brill, is Sentenced to Time Served and Probation Following Conviction for Manslaughter in the Second Degree and Vehicular Manslaughter
New York DWI Attorneys, Sullivan & Bril,l Negotiated a Non-Criminal Plea Bargain for a Young Client Arrested for Driving While Impaired On Drugs
Client was a young, construction worker who was stopped by Port Authority Police as he was pulling into the toll plaza at the Queens Midtown Tunnel. When the police saw ketamine bottles inside our client’s car, our client was arrested and charged with driving while impaired on drugs – an A misdemeanor. After several months of plea negotiations with the Queens District Attorney’s Office, a plea agreement was negotiated where the client would plead to a lesser charge Driving while Impaired (by alcohol) – a traffic infraction, not a crime. The client was sentenced to short-term license suspension (90 days) and a small fine. Most importantly, the client will have no criminal record
Reckless Endangerment/Gun Possession - Kings County
Rape - Bronx County
Kidnapping - Queens County
In this highly publicized and tragic case, the Client adopted a baby boy in 1980 when the baby was three days old. Several months later, the boy's biological father sought custody of the child claiming that he never consented to the adoption. When the child was 15 months old, the client, along with her husband, maintained custody of the baby, against a court order, and traveled to New Mexico where they lived and raised the baby until he was 22 years old. Facing indictment in New York for taking the baby and exposed to 25 years in prison, Sullivan & Brill represented the adoptive mother and negotiated a plea bargain where the she was sentenced to six months prison and five years probation. With a credit for good time and her eligibility for early release, the client was released in 45 days. Please read the following links highlighting the media coverage of this case.
- International Khat Importation and Distribution Conspiracy - Southern District Court of New York
- International Drug Conspiracy - Federal District Court/District of Columbia
- Federal Robbery (Hobbs Act)/Federal Gun Possession - Southern District of New York
- Endangering the Welfare of Children - New York County
- Drug Conspiracy/Money Laundering - Southern District of New York
- Drug Conspiracy/Abuse of Trust
- Drinking and Driving (DWI) - Suffolk County (Riverhead)
- Domestic Violence - Queens County
- Criminal Usury/Loan sharking - Richmond County
- Child Manslaughter - Staten Island
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- Sullivan & Brill's Client who was Charged with Federal Drug Conspiracy in the SDNY was Recently Sentenced to a Term Below the Sentencing Guideline Level