University of Baltimore
1984 - 1987
Dennis is an accomplished white collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation attorney who practices throughout the United States and internationally. He has been the recipient of many awards, including a American Bar Association award for Professional Merit. He has an AV--Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbel and has selected as a Superlawyer by Thompson Reuters on multiple occasions. He is certified as a criminal trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland, the District of Columbia and Alaska as well as numerous federal courts. He is also admitted to practice before the International Criminal Court in the Hague, Netherlands.
Dennis has tried over 200 criminal jury trials in federal courts throughout the U.S. including cases involving allegations of Securities Fraud, Banking Fraud, Money Laundering, Tax Fraud and Evasion, Health Care Fraud, Medicare Fraud, Wire Fraud and Mail Fraud. He lectures frequently at national and international venues on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Bank Secrecy Act, International Emergency Economic Powers Act (Sanctions) and Anti-Money Laundering.
In addition to his extensive white collar criminal law experience, Dennis has also litigated multiple complex civil matters both in courts and before arbitration panels. He has a particular interest in the arbitration of securities fraud and securities misconduct cases before FINRA arbitration panels and in representing whistleblowers. He has won a number of landmark cases in the areas of commercial litigation, civil procedure, constitutional law and professional negligence.