AREA OF PRACTICE
Justin Weddle is a skilled trial lawyer, litigation strategist, counselor, and appellate advocate. His experience as a former federal prosecutor and diplomat equips him to provide top-level, sensitive client service both domestically and in cross-border matters. Justin assists clients facing complex fraud-related criminal, civil, or regulatory scrutiny.
Justin prosecuted white collar crime for more than 12 years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, building and trying sophisticated and complex fraud cases and serving in the Computer, Hacking, and Intellectual Property section, the Major Crimes Unit, the Complex Frauds Unit, and the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force. Justin also served for three years as Deputy Chief Appellate Attorney, supervising briefing and arguments in the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He has personally conducted twelve arguments before the Second Circuit.
From 2008 to 2010, Justin served as the US Department of Justice’s Resident Legal Advisor in Bucharest, Romania, focusing on cross-border law enforcement cooperation and information sharing in Southeast Europe. He was the lead US representative at multilateral treaty negotiations to create the Southeast European Law Enforcement Center, an international police and customs cooperation center, and worked closely with EU representatives and European prosecutors.
Prior to government service, Justin practiced at Debevoise & Plimpton in the litigation department with a focus on class actions.
FCPA, Bribery and Corruption-Related Allegations
Securities and Financial Fraud-Related Allegations
Economic Espionage Act and Criminal Copyright
Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions
As a prosecutor
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