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February 2021

Sam Braverman to teach an Ethics CLE course in April - Open to all attorneys

On April 8, 2021 Sam Braverman and Marvin Raskin are teaching a civil lunch-time CLE program titled "Ethical Implications of Prosecutorial Misconduct". This online webinar course is presented by The Bronx County Bar Association and is open to all and appropriate for both experienced and newly admitted attorneys. Details are as follows -

            Date:          April 8, 2021

            Time:          1:00pm – 2:00pm

            Check In:    12:50pm

            Cost:           FREE to Bronx County Bar members

                                    $10 for non-members

            Credits:       One Credit in Ethics

            Register Online at

January 2021

Sam Braverman teaches a course on Forensic Evidence in the Courtroom

Sam created and taught a class about the use of forensic evidence in criminal cases for the Elizabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University during the January 2021 intersession. Drawing on his courtroom experience over the last three decades and using the 2012 National Academies of Science review and critique of forensic expert testimony as a jumping off point, the class focused on the successes and failures of forensics over the last 30 years. Using current examples of forensics from today's headlines, the students learned to develop a critical eye and ear for logical fallacies and cognitive biases in testimony.

December 2020

FB&D launches fundraising campaign to help feed our NYC neighbors in need

In this season of giving, we invite you to join our team in donating to the Food Bank for New York City. Our goal is to raise funds to provide 25,000 meals. In addition to our gift, Fasulo Braverman & Di Maggio will match the first $1500 in donations. We hope you will help us provide holiday meals to New Yorkers in need during these extremely challenging, unprecedented times!

Please donate today by clicking on the link below. It's fast, easy, and secure. There's even a way to rally your network and/or colleagues behind the cause by creating your own fundraiser under our team.

Donate here:

We wish you and your family a healthy and happy holiday!

Sam Braverman is elected to the Board of Directors of the New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

As of January 2021, Sam will be serving on the Board of Directors of the NYACDL and has been appointed as a member of their Continuing Legal Education Committee. The NYACDL is dedicated to protecting the rights of criminal defendants through a strong, unified, and well-trained criminal defense bar. Sam brings his keen legal mind and passion for justice to this important role.

November 2020

Westchester DA-Elect Mimi Rocah taps Louis Fasulo for her transition team

Mimi Rocah, the Westchester County District Attorney-Elect has assembled her transition team as she prepares to assume office on January 1, 2021. She is committed to modernizing the DA's office, finding innovative approaches to public safety, and increasing transparency and community involvement. DA-Elect Rocah has tapped Fasulo Braverman & Di Maggio's Louis Fasulo for her Office Training and Ethics committee. He is among an esteemed group of experts in criminal justice policy, seasoned leaders in law enforcement and victim advocacy, and partners from community organizations and services selected for the transition team, co-chaired by Zachary Carter and Leroy Frazer. Louis brings to the team his vast experience as a leader in both the practice of law and legal education. This is yet another recognition of FB&D's reputation for excellence, integrity, and innovation in their work. Louis is excited to be a part of the Rocah transition team as she creates a progressive DA's office for the future.

Louis Fasulo and Sam Braverman are recognized as 2020 Super Lawyers

Fasulo Braverman & Di Maggio is proud to announce that, once again, partners Louis Fasulo and Sam Braverman were both named as 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers in White Collar Criminal Defense. 

An annual recognition, Super Lawyers identifies leading professionals who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and excellence in their practice areas. Recipients of the New York Metro Super Lawyers recognition represent the top 5% of lawyers in the metropolitan area.

October 2020

Sam Braverman is scheduled to lecture on Ethics Panel

Sam has been selected to present an ethics CLE entitled “Government, Privacy, and Ethics in the Digital Age” at Pace University's Elisabeth Haub School of Law on October 23, 2020.

Careers in Criminal Defense Panel Discussion

On October 14, 2020 Sam Braverman will be participating in a panel discussion on “Careers in Criminal Defense” at Pace University's Elisabeth Haub School of Law.

September 2020

Louis Fasulo has been appointed Vice President for Alternative Dispute Resolutions of the National Association of Legal Advocacy Educators Board of Directors

He will be serving on the Executive Board of this ambitious national organization. In this position he will coordinate and oversee the substantive aspects of the association's ADR meetings, programs, and conferences. Louis brings his experience as a litigator, educator, and lawyer who participates in mediation and arbitrations in his current practice to ensure equitable results for his clients. He will be serving with educators and practitioners whose goal is to provide resources, programs, and to be a think tank for the emerging field of dispute resolution. This is an exciting opportunity to work to further the reputation and professionalism of the legal community.

Louis Fasulo is named a faculty member of the Steven Epstein DWI Defense Institute

Louis brings his legal and teaching skills to the DWI Defense Institute, an educational program designed to teach lawyers how to defend DWI cases. Courses cover the fundamentals to the fine arts required to navigate the pathway of a DWI case from arrest through trial.

August 2020

Fasulo Braverman & Di Maggio, LLP opens a new office in Teaneck, New Jersey

June 2020

Sam Braverman is appointed as the Co-Chairman of the Federal Practice and White Collar Crime Committees of the New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Sam will now share his legal expertise and creative vision as the co-chair of these two important committees of the NYACDL, which promotes excellence in criminal defense. In support of the NYACDL's mission of achieving “a strong, unified, and well-trained criminal defense bar”, Sam teaches and leads a panel discussion, “Federal Practice for the State Practitioner”.

Louis Fasulo has been elected Chairman of Board for the New York County Defenders Association

He will lead the board in its oversight of this not-for-profit indigent defender organization. He and the board steer/advance the organization's charge of providing excellent representation to defendants charged with crimes in New York City. An active board member for years, Louis is honored to now assume leadership for this premier group of defenders.

March 2020

Louis Fasulo was honored at the 25th Annual Leadership Awards Dinner held by the Pace University Elisabeth Haub School of Law on March 5, 2020

Louis was presented with this year's Distinguished Service Award. The award honors individuals and/or organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the legal community. Louis was honored alongside the Hon. Terry Jane Ruderman, Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, and Jerold Ruderman, Senior Counsel at Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker.


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