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Morvillo Abramowitz Partners Robert J. Anello and Brian A. Jacobs and Associate Devin M. Cain Successfully Represent Foreign National in DOJ Indictment

07.14.16

NEW YORK, July 14, 2016 – Partners Robert J. Anello and Brian A. Jacobs, and associate Devin M. Cain represented Su Bin, a foreign national, in connection with his indictment by the DOJ relating to allegations of theft of military contractor trade secrets. As a result of the firm’s representation, the team was able to broker a plea deal while the client was being held in Canada awaiting extradition. The client, who was indicted on six counts where one of the substantive charges carried a 20-year maximum and another carried a 10-year maximum, pleaded guilty only to a one-count conspiracy information which capped the prison exposure at five years. The client was sentenced to a term about 20% less than what the government asked for and probation had recommended, after the court agreed to a variance based on arguments concerning the client’s extraordinary acceptance of responsibility and generosity throughout his life.