Posts Tagged ‘Michael Tein’

Charges Dropped Against Saints Linebacker

Posted on: February 25th, 2009 by lewistein No Comments

Miami-Dade prosecutors dropped all charges against New Orleans Saints defensive linebacker and Lewis Tein client Jonathan Vilma. Vilma was charged with felony resisting arrest with violence, and misdemeanor reckless driving and obstruction of justice in January.


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Lewis Tein continues to score victories in OFAC matters

Posted on: September 10th, 2008 by lewistein No Comments

Lewis Tein is one of a small number of firms with substantial experience and expertise in providing comprehensive counseling and litigation services to individuals and entities seeking to expeditiously resolve any issues in connection with the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”). Our team has the combined skills, knowledge and legal acumen to provide sophisticated assistance to clients whose assets have been frozen by OFAC, who have been erroneously designated as Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers (“SDNTs”), or who otherwise have been listed on OFAC’s Specially Designated Nationals (“SDNs”) list.


Lewis Tein’s vast experience with an array of OFAC matters has enabled it to achieve great successes. Among a few of our recent accomplishments are:


• obtaining the release of funds from several OFAC blocked accounts,


• acquiring OFAC licenses to allow entities listed on the SDN list to continue to operate freely,


• securing authorization from OFAC to permit innocent entities to terminate the interests of SDNTs.

Court Says Republic Should Be Deleted From Grand Jury Report

Posted on: January 15th, 2008 by lewistein No Comments

The Fourth District Court of Appeal has ordered that all references to Republic Properties Corp. be deleted from a 2007 grand jury report regarding an investigation of allegedly corrupt city practices. The appellate court found that Republic was not a target of the investigation and was never provided with an opportunity to challange unfavorable mentions in the report prior to it being made public. Michael Tein commented that this ruling is significant because it ensures protection from potential abuse of the grand jury process.


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Ex-MCSi Boss Puts Trial Cost at $4 Million

Posted on: October 20th, 2007 by lewistein No Comments

Michael Tein appeared in an Ohio federal court on behalf of client Michael Peppel requesting that Mr. Peppel’s assests be released so that he may be afforded the opportunity to adequately defend himself. Mr. Tein introduced an expert in the defense of securities matters who stated that Mr. Peppel’s trial could last up to 3 months and his legal costs could cost as much as $4 million. The request is pending review by U.S. District Judge Walter H. Rice.

Police: Audiotape Justifies Arrest of TV Reporter

Posted on: February 16th, 2007 by lewistein No Comments

Michael Tein comments on the arrest of client Michael Kirsch, a CBS4 news reporter, during a traffic stop.

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‘Perfect Deal’ to Nightmare

Posted on: March 8th, 2006 by lewistein No Comments

Judge Barry Garber reverses his previous ruling on the extradition of client Shlomo Ben-Tov (also known as Sam Goodson) based upon the demonstration that the Dominican government’s documents were fraudulent.

Read this summary in the Southern District of Florida Blog (SDFLA)