Karl is Co-Chair of the Firm’s White Collar Crime and Internal Investigations Practice Group. He has over 39 Years of trial experience in Federal and State Courts involving high profile and highly public cases, including public corruption, death penalty, and a wide array of business fraud cases.
What does Karl do for Clients?
Karl represents individuals and businesses in criminal fraud investigations that range from public corruption, health care fraud, tax fraud, bank fraud, securities fraud, and insurance fraud. He also continues to serve as special prosecutor, when asked by conflicted Prosecuting Attorneys.
How does Karl spend his free time?
Karl enjoys spending time with family, traveling, golf, and daily visits to the gym.
Represented individual in 51 count indictment involving insurance and bank fraud, resulting in complete dismissal of prosecution
Represented individual in 12 count corrupt activity State Court trial involving title insurance defalcation
Represented former public official in bribery investigation and ensuing proceedings involving insurance company and lobbyist
Represented former public official in Federal bribery investigation and ensuing proceedings involving securities broker
Represented member of State Legislature in State bribery proceedings
Represented corporate officer in parallel civil and criminal securities fraud investigation
Represented lawyer in State RICO and theft trial
Represented capitally indicted defendant in State death penalty trial, resulting in jury acquittal
Represented individual in Federal criminal tax fraud and evasion trial proceedings in Philadelphia’s Federal District Court
Represented company in bribery and corruption investigation with regard to public retirement systems
Represented company-indemnified former employee in Department of Justice anti-trust investigation
Represented insurance company-indemnified former employee in Ohio Department of Insurance investigation
Represented private industry trade association in Federal Trade Commission investigation
Represented corporate officer in Federal criminal investigation involving chemicals and goods imports
Represented Commander, State Highway Patrol in Internal Affairs investigation
Represented Deputy Chief of Police in Internal Affairs investigation
Represented State agency board chair in Ethics Commission investigation
Represented elected county official in Ethics Committee investigation
Served as Special Prosecutor in prosecution of lawyer charged with obstruction and tampering counts
Represented appraiser in State-initiated first-degree felony prosecution, resulting in misdemeanor disposition
Represented State of Ohio as special prosecutor on the appeal taken by a convicted state court judge, resulting in affirmed conviction
Represented attorney in a State Court legal malpractice trial, resulting in a no liability verdict
Columbus Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
Federal Bar Association
Sixth Circuit Federal Conference – Life Member
Columbus Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee
Franklin County Republican Executive Committee – Member
Columbus Bar Association Professional Ethics and Grievance Committee
American Bar Association, White Collar Crime Institute
Ohio Supreme Court
United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States Supreme Court
United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan