NEW YORK – Sept. 28, 2021 –David I. Miller, a White Collar Defense & Special Investigations shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s New York office, will serve as an associate supreme court justice at the Office of the Appellate Defender’s (OAD) 28th Annual First Monday in October Gala and Mock Supreme Court Argument taking place Oct. 4. at Tribeca Rooftop. Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick, of counsel and co-chair of the firm’s National Appeals & Legal Issues Group is a member of the OAD’s board of directors.
OAD’s mission is to ensure that underserved individuals convicted of felonies receive equal access to justice by providing exceptional representation, improving the quality of defense through education training, and advocating for systemic reform of New York City’s criminal justice system. “The OAD First Monday in October Court will hear argument in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Inc. V. Bruen” and will present the question: “Did the State’s denial of petitioners’ application for concealed-carry licenses for self-defense violate the Second Amendment?” according to the event’s website.
An experienced trial lawyer, former federal prosecutor, and Chambers USA-ranked white collar litigator, Miller focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense, government and internal investigations, securities and commodities enforcement, related complex civil litigation, cryptocurrency, cybersecurity, anti-money laundering, and national security matters. Previously, he served for five years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York (S.D.N.Y.), over half that time as a member of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force. Miller also served as a terrorism prosecutor with the Department of Justice in Washington, as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, as an assistant general counsel for the Central Intelligence Agency, and as a white collar, securities, and commercial litigation attorney in private practice. Before joining Greenberg Traurig, David was a partner at another global law firm.
Ciparick advises clients on appellate matters and litigation strategy and mentors the firm's junior lawyers. She is active in the New York Courts Historical Society and the New York State Indigent Legal Services Board. Ciparick was appointed by the chief judge to co-chair the New York Justice Task Force that examines the causes of wrongful convictions. She was also appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio to serve as chair of the Mayor's Advisory Committee on the Judiciary. Ciparick now serves as Chair of the New York State Board of Law Examiners.
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