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Prominent criminal defense attorney David B. Irwin joins Kramon & Graham
Kramon & Graham is pleased to announce that prominent Maryland defense attorney David B. Irwin has joined the firm as Of Counsel.
Known for his work in high-profile criminal and civil cases, David is a veteran attorney with more than four decades of experience. David has handled cases of national and international interest, including the representation of a former currency trader for Allied Irish Banks (Allfirst Bank), and a former U.S. civil servant who played a pivotal role in the Clinton–Lewinsky scandal. David also represents corporations, public officials, doctors, lawyers, members of the judiciary, and other professionals in both civil and criminal liability matters.
David regularly testifies as an expert witness on civil and criminal matters. Most recently, he was engaged as an expert in the post-conviction defense of the main subject of the podcast "Serial."
"David is a skilled litigator with an outstanding and well-earned reputation from many years of successfully handling high-profile matters," commented Kramon & Graham managing principal Dave Shuster. "He is a gifted lawyer and makes an excellent addition to our team."
"Kramon & Graham attorneys have the experience and resources to handle even the most complex of cases," said David Irwin. "The firm has an enviable record of courtroom success and a long-standing reputation for providing quality representation. I am thrilled to join such a distinguished team."
David began his legal career in 1973 as an assistant state's attorney, first in Baltimore City and then Baltimore County, where he ultimately served as Chief of the Felony Trial Division. In 1980, as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland, he was appointed by the Attorney General of the United States as the Chief of Narcotics Cases. In 1983, he was assigned to the United States Department of Justice as a U.S. Attorney Coordinator for the President's Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force. Mr. Irwin joined Venable in 1985 before founding his own firm in 1988.
David received his law degree in 1973 from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and his undergraduate degree in 1970 from Cornell University.