A. John Pappalardo focuses his international practice on federal white collar criminal defense, representing individuals and corporations in federal and state investigations. John has conducted many significant representations, including the landmark case in which he represented former YUKOS Oil Company CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was on trial for fraud and tax evasion. Additionally, John's clients include numerous businesses and corporations, medical doctors, attorneys, a U.S. Congressman and a federal judge.
Prior to joining the firm, John was a U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts and a Commissioner of the Massachusetts State Ethics Commission.