Criminal Defense

“Noted for its deep experience in federal and state criminal investigations and trials. Frequently retained by clients such as financial institutions, government bodies and major law firms.” - 2019 CHAMBERS USA

Since its inception, Kramon & Graham's criminal defense lawyers have served as lead defense counsel in many of Maryland's most notable federal and state criminal investigations and trials. During the last 40 years, we have represented individuals, companies, and their principals accused of serious crimes. We have represented elected and appointed public officials accused of serious white-collar crimes. During the savings and loan crisis, the firm defended at trial several principals of various savings and loan institutions. We have represented physicians and other health care providers against health-insurance fraud allegations. We successfully obtained a Baltimore County jury's defense verdict for a police officer charged with crimes arising out of a death during the apprehension of a suspect. Our clients have included priests, law enforcement and military officials, politicians accused of bribery, and individuals accused of drug-related crimes. It is not unusual for federal judges to appoint us to represent individuals in serious federal criminal proceedings.

The members of the firm's criminal defense practice include former federal prosecutors and Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Our attorneys have been recognized as leaders in their field in white-collar criminal defense by Best Lawyers of America.

Representative Matters

Defense Verdict in Favor of Law Enforcement Officer
Ezra Gollogly and John Bourgeois represented a law enforcement officer charged with voluntary and involuntary manslaughter arising out of an altercation with a suspect. This high-profile case involved complex medical issues and allegations of excessive use of force. Throughout the trial, the case received extensive media attention. After deliberating for a few hours, the jury rendered a defense verdict on all counts.


Criminal Defense



Criminal Defense



Criminal Defense