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- Clarence Darrow

"In all criminal prosecutions the accused shall enjoy the right to have the assistance of counsel for his defense."

- Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution

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- Louis Nizer

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Top Rated Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys.

Federal and White Collar Criminal Defense Attorneys in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

Founded by partners Charles Burnham and Eugene Gorokhov, we are a criminal defense law firm serving Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Our attorneys specialize in defending white collar crimes, and have successfully represented numerous clients facing federal criminal charges such as: bribery, fraud, foreign corruption, espionage, controlled substance act violations, and more. We pride ourselves on hard work, dedication to our clients, and a record of successful results.

Dedicated to Federal Criminal Defense of White Collar Crimes and Fraud

We focus exclusively on defending individuals accused of federal, white collar, and fraud crimes. Our attorneys are admitted to practice in Washington, D.C., and Virginia, and regularly handle cases in federal court in Virginia, D.C., and Maryland. We accept federal criminal cases from all over the country, and also accept criminal cases in the local courts of Washington, D.C., and Virginia.

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Partners Charles Burnham and Eugene Gorokhov have been recognized as top rated Federal Criminal Defense lawyers in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia.

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International Money Laundering Charges: A Federal Criminal Defense Perspective

As federal criminal defense lawyers at Burnham & Gorokhov, we understand the complexities and severity of money laundering charges, especially those involving international transactions. In today’s globalized world economy, money management tactics can be misidentified as sophisticated money laundering methods designed to disguise the origins of funds. In this article, we aim to shed light on some of the prevalent tactics typically flagged as international money laundering schemes and provide insight into how individuals and

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Federal Investigations into PPP Fraud: What You Need to Know

As federal criminal defense attorneys at Burnham & Gorokhov, we understand the concerns and uncertainties individuals face when under investigation or charged with a federal crime of fraud, especially in cases involving programs like the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). We’ll review the intricacies of federal investigations into PPP fraud, offering essential information and insights for those who may be under investigation or facing indictment for PPP fraud. Understanding the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) The Paycheck

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What Is White Collar Crime?

In recent years, white collar crime has gained increased attention in both legal circles and the public sphere. Often associated with individuals in positions of trust and authority, white collar crime encompasses a wide range of non-violent offenses committed for financial gain. In this article, we’ll explore white collar crime, shedding light on its definition, common types, and legal implications. Defining White Collar Crime White collar crime refers to non-violent offenses typically committed by individuals

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What Are The Most Common Federal Fraud Crimes in The United States?

Facing federal fraud charges can be daunting and overwhelming. At Burnham & Gorokhov, we specialize in defending individuals under investigation or charged with federal fraud crimes. Here, we review the most common types of federal fraud crimes, offering a brief summary for those who may be under investigation or have been indicted for fraud by the federal government. Securities Fraud Securities fraud involves deceptive practices in the stock market or other financial securities markets. This

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We view our clients as our best resource and a critical part of our team. Understanding our clients, including the facts of their case, personal background and circumstances, and goals, is an essential part of our strategy for achieving the most successful outcome. For this reason, getting to know and working closely with our clients is a priority in each and every case. By avoiding unnecessary and costly operating expenses, we are able to provide our clients with top-notch defense at rates significantly lower than those of larger law firms.

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