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Government Relations & Lobbying - $3,100,000

McIntyre v. United States, 447 F.Supp.2d 54 (D. Mass. 2006)

Obtained a judgment after a four-week trial proving the Federal Bureau of Investigation caused the murder of John McIntyre by leaking to longtime Boston area criminals and FBI informants, James "Whitey" Bulger and Stephen "the Rifleman" Flemmi, the fact that McIntyre was cooperating with the government against Bulger and Flemmi. Both the four-week trial and the judgment received extensive publicity in the local, national and international media. The First Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed this judgment on October 16, 2008.

Government Relations & Lobbying - $3,100,000

Sued the FBI for the Death of John McIntyre

Successfully sued the FBI for the death of John McIntyre. The suit brought under the Federal Torts Claim act claimed that former FBI Agent John Connolly leaked McIntyre's cooperation to gangster Whitey Bulger, resulting in McIntyre's execution. The federal district court for the District of Massachusetts awarded the McIntyre Estate $3.1 million which was affirmed on appeal by the First Circuit.

Government Relations & Lobbying - $925,000

McIntyre v. United States

In McIntyre v. United States, obtained an order requiring the United States to pay $925,000 in attorneys' fees by proving that government attorneys acted in bad faith by "lying" to the district court about the state of the evidence prior to trial.

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