Peter J. Tomao
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Criminal Litigation; Civil Litigation; White Collar Crime; Criminal Appeals, Tax Investigations and Defense; Federal and State Regulatory Matters
1977, New York; 1979, District of Columbia; 1980, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; 1983, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and U.S. Tax Court
Columbia University, J.D., 1976, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Antitrust Teaching Fellow.
St. John’s University, Independent Studies Program, B.A. 1973 Summa Cum Laude
Nassau County (Director, 2002-2005; Chair, Federal Courts Committee, 1995-1997, 1999-2001; Member, Criminal Law and Procedure Committee; Speakers Bureau) and New York State Bar Associations; Theodore Roosevelt American Inn of Court (President, 1996-1997).
Private Practice since 1997; Previous Experience: Trial Attorney, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1976-1982. Assistant U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of New York, Senior Investigations Counsel, 1982-1997. Lecturer, Nassau Academy of Law, 1990—. Federal Bar Council, 1990—.
United States v. Mejia, 545 F.3d 179 (2d Cir. 2008), U.S. vs. Velazquez, 246 F3rd 204; Bedford Affiliates vs. Sills 156 F3rd 416.