Appellate Law and White Collar Case Examples †
- Represented an electrical contractor that completed work on public street intersections, but did not receive payment for its work. The client's claim in district court against the general contractor and a municipality for failure to ensure payment to the client was initially dismissed on technical grounds. The Minnesota Court of Appeals reversed the trial court and allowed the client to pursue its claims. Collins Electrical Systems, Inc. v. Redflex Traffic Systems, Inc., No. A07-675 (Minn. App. 2008)
Represented a real estate developer who was convicted of a criminal violation of the Minnesota Building Code. This case centered on the responsible corporate officer doctrine, a sophisticated legal issue involving individual criminal liability of corporate officers. The Minnesota Supreme Court reversed the conviction. State of Minnesota v. Arkell, No. C1-02-856 (Minn. 2003)
Jon M. Hopeman
Appointed by Governor Tim Pawlenty to serve on the Board of Judicial Standards for a four-year term that expires on January 3, 2011.
Minnesota Super Lawyer, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Appellate, General Litigation, 2003 - 2011
Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, an organization composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States and Canada, widely considered to be the premier professional trial organization in America
- Marnie E. Fearon
Minnesota Rising Star, Construction Litigation, General Litigation, 2005 – 2009.
- Felhaber, et. al. Seminar on Fraud Detection Presentation – Responding to Fraud
- † Cases and descriptions are intended solely to illustrate the attorney's professional experience, not to suggest that a particular result will be achieved in similar cases. The results of any particular case are governed by the specific facts and legal circumstances of that case.
Appellate Law and White Collar Defense
Appellate law and white collar defense and compliance are rapidly growing areas of our litigation department. This practice is led by Jon Hopeman, a former Assistant United States Attorney with many years of experience in the criminal justice arena.
The Felhaber white collar defense team has represented both businesses and individuals in administrative and criminal investigations and prosecutions. We also handle related civil matters and qui tam litigation. We advocate for our clients from the moment they become aware of an investigation until the matter is resolved. When appropriate, we draw on the expertise of seasoned attorneys from other practice areas in our firm to provide the best defense possible.
Our White Collar Defense and Compliance litigators offer their expertise in many areas including:
- Health Care Fraud/Medicare Billing/Upcoding
- Mortgage Fraud
- Bank Fraud
- Money Laundering
- Equity Stripping
- Tax Evasion/Fraud
- Licensure Issues
- Medicare/Medicaid Fraud
- Securities Fraud
- Wire Fraud
- Mail Fraud
Our appellate lawyers have extensive experience prosecuting and defending appeals at the state and federal levels. We have several attorneys that have worked at the Minnesota Court of Appeals. In addition, our firm has handled literally hundreds of appeals.
Meet Felhaber's Appellate Law and White Collar Defense Litigators:
Jon M. Hopeman, Appellate Law and White Collar Defense Section Chair
Marnie E. Fearon
Learn more about how Felhaber's Appellate and White Collar Defense and Compliance experts can help you.
Please contact us for an assessment of your situation in our Minneapolis office at 612.339.6321 or our St. Paul office at 651.222.6321.