Anthony Chiasson Statement Regarding Second Circuit Rejection of Government’s Petition for Review

NEW YORK--()--Gregory Morvillo, attorney for Anthony Chiasson and Partner at Morvillo LLP, today issued the following statement regarding the decision by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals rejecting the government’s petition for review in U.S. v. Anthony Chiasson:

“Today’s decision by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals rejecting the government’s petition for both a panel rehearing and en banc review powerfully reaffirms Mr. Chiasson's innocence. This victory is proof that the justice system worked how it is supposed to, with thoughtful judicial oversight when there are glaring errors at the trial court level. As Mr. Chiasson begins to look upon his career with fresh eyes, he sincerely hopes that his experience will become a cautionary story about the consequences of prosecution based on what the Second Circuit has characterized as doctrinal novelty. In the future, it is his hope that others will not be subjected to the entirely avoidable ordeal that his family and highly ethical former colleagues of his firm have endured for over four years. Mr. Chiasson thanks his appellate attorneys, Mark Pomerantz and Alexandra Shapiro, without whom this victory would not have been possible.”

Contacts

Sard Verbinnen & Co.
Anna Cordasco/Matt Benson, 212-687-8080