Overview

Anthony Capozzolo is a veteran investigator and trial lawyer with a combined twenty years of experience as a federal prosecutor and an assistant district attorney.  Mr. Capozzolo’s practice will focus on representing individuals and corporations in complex white-collar matters including criminal, regulatory and internal investigations.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Capozzolo worked for six years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, primarily assigned to the Public Integrity Section.  In that capacity, Mr. Capozzolo conducted several high profile investigations and prosecuted matters involving federal, state and local public officials suspected of a variety of criminal misconduct including bribery, RICO, tax, mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering.  Mr. Capozzolo led the investigation and prosecution resulting in the conviction of a sitting United States congressman, the first in New York State in over twenty years.  He was also a member of the prosecution team that convicted an assistant commissioner in the New York City’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development of racketeering, in part, for having accepted over $1.5 million in bribes.  Moreover, Mr. Capozzolo was a member of the team that convicted a former New York City police detective after trial of conspiracy to distribute narcotics, bank fraud and obstruction of justice.  In addition, Mr. Capozzolo has investigated and prosecuted cases involving the misappropriation of public contract funds, corruption of union officials and embezzlement of union benefit funds.  Beyond his litigation experiences, Mr. Capozzolo was also appointed a CHIP coordinator (Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Section), in which he was called upon to provide legal guidance on issues involving government electronic surveillance techniques and the use of eavesdropping and computer search warrants.

Before working for the federal government, Mr. Capozzolo served fourteen years as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney’s Office where he was appointed Deputy Unit Chief of the Firearms Trafficking Unit.  During his tenure, Mr. Capozzolo tried dozens of felony cases to verdict for crimes including conspiracy, murder, assault, robbery, narcotics distribution, embezzlement, and grand larceny.

Experience

  • Assistant United States Attorney, Eastern District of New York
  • Assistant District Attorney, Deputy Unit Chief, New York County District Attorney’s Office
  • Law Clerk to Judge Vincent E. Hull, Jr., Superior Court of New Jersey, Criminal Term

In the News

Education

  • George Washington University Law School (J.D. 1994), Vice-President of Intrascholastic Competition, Moot Court Board
  • Marist College (B.S. Magna Cum Laude 1991)

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York and the District of New Jersey