DEG’s clients secure acquittal and new trial for former Platinum executive and co-founder
DEG is proud to have supported the trial teams of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC and Ford O’Brien in their defense of Mark Nordlicht and David Levy accused of defrauding bondholders of an oil exploration company. In July, following a nine-week trial both were convicted. but sought acquittal or a new trial on the grounds that there was insufficient evidence of criminal intent. U.S. District Court Judge Brian Coogan granted Levy’s motion for acquittal, and Nordlicht was granted a new trial. The case is U.S. v. Nordlicht et al., case number 1:16-cr-00640, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.