Mr. Trusty regularly speaks at conferences on topics related to complex litigation and criminal law. He has coached several Mock Trial teams at American University Washington College of Law, and he also teaches criminal justice courses at the University of Maryland. Over the course of his career, Mr. Trusty has been awarded numerous honors including the Attorney General’s Distinguished Service Award and Federal Prosecutor of the Year. He received his JD from Emory University School of Law and his BA in Economics cum laude from Wake Forest University.
“As the government expands the scope of statutes like RICO, The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and The Money Laundering Control Act in its investigations and prosecutions, white collar defendants are increasingly subject to higher monetary penalties and added jail time,” said Jeff Ifrah, founder of Ifrah Law. “With his senior DOJ perspective on how federal cases are built, investigations pursued and settlements negotiated, Jim brings an additional valued dimension to our strong litigation team.”
Mr. Trusty’s practice will focus on the litigation and resolution of disputes for clients across a broad array of industries on issues ranging from cybersecurity and computer fraud to money laundering and asset forfeiture. Mr. Trusty’s wide-ranging government and trial experience adds further depth and strength to Ifrah Law, a premier white collar criminal defense and litigation boutique law firm.
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Cohen received her B.A. from Brandeis University and her J.D. from Emory University School of Law, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Emory Law Journal and the Fyr Scholar. She works with various pro bono programs, is a Special Olympics volunteer, active in alumni networks, and is a member of the Women’s Bar Association of D.C. She is also a former Board member for the Law Firms Division of the United Way of the National Capitol Area and Women in Cable Telecommunications.
Serving as Chair of Ifrah Law’s E-Commerce Group, Michelle Cohen focuses on privacy, consumer protection, e-commerce, communications and media-related issues, notes Jeff Ifrah. Additionally, she advises clients on data privacy, security, direct marketing, online sweepstakes and promotions and emerging technologies. She has nearly 25 years of experience representing both traditional and online brands before the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, state attorneys general and additional federal and state agencies.
“It’s a privilege to serve on the Board and now, the Executive Committee of the National Woman’s Party,” said Michelle Cohen. “I’m proud to associate myself with an organization with such history and whose founders literally went to jail to secure my right to vote and that of all American women. The issues of women’s advancement, pay equity, and representation on boards and across industries are causes for which I have advocated for years. I look forward to helping the NWP continue its mission in empowering all women through voting rights.”
Jeff Ifran notes that Michelle Cohen, Chair of the E-Commerce Group for Ifrah Law PLCC, was elected to the Executive Committee of the National Woman’s Party (NWP). The announcement happened at the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument in Washington, D.C., and Ms. Cohen’s new title will be Vice President, Legal. She originally joined the NWP Board of Directors in 2015.
Mr. Ifrah will be joined at this webinar by Bryce Blum, the founding partner of IME Law and counsel to Unikrn Gaming, a worldwide leader in eSports betting. Sponsored by the ABA’s Center for Professional Development and the Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, the webinar is scheduled for September 13, 2016 at 12:00 PM (EDT, and attendees are eligible for 1.50 General Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit hours. List price for tickets is $195, but ABA members may purchase tickets for $150, and sponsor members for $95.
Jeff Ifrah will be joined by attorney Bryce Blum, and will discuss legal issues regarding esports, such as finance, immigration, gaming, gambling and betting, cyber security, business law, marketing, and underage play. Jeff will also provide a general overview of today’s eSports market, cover recent government and class action challenges, and share his thoughts on the future of the industry.