Marc Fernich

Marc Fernich: Attorney with Law Office of Marc Fernich
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Recipient, Criminal Lawyer of the Year, Institute of Jewish Humanities, 2014; New York-Metro Super Lawyer, 2009-2016. Author: "'Blakely v. Washington': A Selective User's Guide," The Mouthpiece, September 2004; "United States v. Booker: Miracle or Mirage?," The Mouthpiece, March 2005; "Federal Rules of Evidence 608(b): A Modest Amendment Proposal," New York Law Journal, March 21, 2006; "Minding the Personal Knowledge Gap: Expert and Lay Opinion under Federal Rules of Evidence," New York Law Journal, May 29, 2007; "Money Laundering After 'Santos': A Supreme Mess," New York Law Journal, Oct. 17, 2008; "Skirting the 'Stone' Bar: Hybrid Fourth and Sixth Amendment Claims in Federal Habeas Practice," New York Law Journal, July 9, 2010; "Fed. R. Evid. 404(b) in the Second Circuit: An Inclusionary Approach under Fire," New York Law Journal, Feb. 17, 2011; "'U.S. v. Burden': An Errant Exercise in Evidence Law," New York Law Journal, April 11, 2011. Legal Analyst, Richard French Live (Regional Network News/Verizon FiOS1), 2012-. Adjunct Professor of Law, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University, 2016-. Adjunct Associate Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School, 2008-.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Criminal
  • Civil Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(212) 446-2346  Phone
(917) 653-8226  Cell Phone
(212) 459-2299  Fax
University Attended:
University of Pennsylvania, B.A., cum laude, 1988
Law School Attended:
Northwestern University, J.D., 1991
Year of First Admission:
1992, Massachusetts, New York and U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 2016, U.S. District Court, Vermont; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Third and Eleventh Circuits; U.S. Supreme Court
New York State and American Bar Associations; Association of the Bar of the City of New York; New York County Lawyers' Association; New York Council of Defense Lawyers; National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Executive Board Member; Amicus Curiae Committee and Strike Force Co-Chair, 2012-); Federalist Society; Second Amendment Foundation; National Rifle Association.
Spanish and Hebrew
Reported Cases:
(representative): United States v. Huggins, 15-1676-cr, __ F.3d __, 2016 WL 7336583 (2d Cir. Dec. 19, 2016); United States v. DiMattina, 571 F. App'x 50 (2d Cir. 2014); People v. Golb, 23 N.Y.3d 455 (2014); People v. Cortez, 22 N.Y.3d 1061 (2014); United States v. Haynes, 729 F.3d 178 (2d Cir. 2013); United States v. Gupta, 699 F.3d 682 (2d Cir. 2012); United States v. Mahaffy, 693 F.3d 113 (2d Cir. 2012); United States v. Cain, 671 F.3d 271 (2d Cir. 2012); People v. Colon, 13 N.Y.3d 343 (2009); Boyle v. United States, 129 S. Ct. 2237 (2009); United States v. Gotti, 413 F. Supp. 2d 287 (S.D.N.Y. 2005); United States v. Lore, 430 F.3d 190 (3d Cir. 2005); United States v. Savarese, 404 F.3d 651 (2d Cir. 2005); People v. Silverberg, 771 N.Y.S.2d 274 (1st Dept. 2003) (App. Term); United States v. Perrotta, 313 F.3d 33 (2d Cir. 2002); United States v. Bradbury, 189 F.3d 200 (2d Cir 1999); United States v. Allen, 155 F.3d 35 (2d Cir. 1998); United States v. Zagari, 111 F.3d 307 (2d Cir. 1997); United States v. Gigante, 94 F.3d 53 (2d Cir. 1996); United States v. Mittelstaedt, 31 F.3d 1208 (2d Cir. 1994); United States v. Ayala, 75 F. Supp. 2d 126 (S.D.N.Y. 1999).
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