Edward B. MacMahon, Jr.

Edward B. MacMahon, Jr.

Attorney at Law

Focus

A nationally recognized attorney with more than 30 years of first chair trial practice experience in numerous state, federal, and international courts. His focus is on white collar criminal defense, national security cases, public corruption, as well as a wide range of civil cases, including wrongful death and personal injury claims. He also represents individuals before grand jury investigations as well as officers and directors involved in SEC investigations and internal corporate investigations.

Recognized

    MacMahon is widely known to his peers as an attorney who excels as a counselor and advocate in and out of the Courtroom. His legal career started as a law clerk in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and has spanned representation of individuals charged with major crimes from the time of the Iran Contra Scandal, the September 11 attacks, and in numerous public corruption investigations.
    MacMahon is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been recognized in numerous publications over the years as among the preeminent lawyers in his field.
Community Recognition

Accolades

Macmahon Law
Macmahon Law
1985-1986

Professional Experience

The Honorable Claude M. Hilton
Chief Judge, United States District Court
For The Eastern District of Virginia
Law Clerk

Connections and Support

Professional Orginizations

Admitted to practice in state and federal courts:
Commonwealth of Virginia
District of Columbia

Member of Bar
State of New York
U.S. Supreme Court
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

World Community

International Professional Organizations

Admitted to Bar of the International Criminal Court.
Admitted toDefense Bar for Special Tribunal for Lebanon at The Hague.
Member of the International Criminal Bar

Path to Esquire

Education

Tulane University School of Law, J.D.
University of Virginia, B.A.

Trust and Reliance

Clearance

Top Secret-SCI (Granted 2002/Renewed 2019)

Work and Achievement

REPRESENTATIVE CASES

News
November 6, 2019

United States v. Jerry Chun Shing Lee

In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Representation of former CIA agent charged with conspiracy to commit espionage with agents of the Peoples Republic of…
News
November 6, 2019

The Estate of Hazel Mumpower v. Pinnacle Trucking

In the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia. Wrongful Death action filed for the decedent’s estate arising from tractor trailer crash with single motor vehicle in…
Macmahon LawNews
November 6, 2019

Bryanston Group v. Empire Resorts

In the Supreme Court for the County of New York; lead counsel for foreign national in civil case seeking the redemption of $30 million in preferred shares in a casino…
Macmahon LawNews
November 6, 2019

United States v. Lee Calhoun

In the United States District Court for the District of Columbia; representation of client charged with federal campaign finance violations surrounding corruption investigation of the Mayor of the District of…
Macmahon LawNews
November 6, 2019

United States v. April Spittle

In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; campaign finance prosecution surrounding donations to Clinton Campaign.
Macmahon LawNews
November 6, 2019

United States v. Mark Zachares

In the United States District Court for the District of Columbia; representation of former Counsel to House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in matter related to the prosecution of Jack Abramoff…
Macmahon LawNews
November 6, 2019

Tamam v. Fransbank

In the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York; representation of Lebanese Bank in civil case alleging violations of Alien Tort Claims Act. Case dismissed with…
Macmahon LawNews
November 6, 2019

United States v. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, et. al.

In the Military Commissions Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; representation of co-defendant Walid Bin Attash who was facing the death penalty in relation to the attacks of September 11, 2001; representation in…
Macmahon LawNews
November 6, 2019

United States v. Ali Al-Timimi

In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Criminal action involving allegations of Solicitation of Conspiracy to Wage War and other Firearms Charges. Case currently on…
Macmahon LawNews
November 6, 2019

John W. Kluge Trust v. Trump Virginia

In the Circuit Court of Albemarle County, Virginia; representation of Kluge Trust in dispute over sale of real estate to Trump Interests. Case settled. Suit alleging fraud in the inducement…
Macmahon LawNews
November 6, 2019

Carpathia v. CCCI

In the Circuit Court of Loudoun County, Virginia; case involved defense of claims for violation of confidentiality agreements and trade secrets; case tried to jury over two weeks with verdict…
Macmahon LawNews
November 6, 2019

IPOC v. Diligence and Barbour, Griffith & Rogers

In the United States District Court for the District of Columbia; successful representation of Washington, DC lobbying firm in case involving cellular assets in Russia; case dismissed with prejudice. Case…
Macmahon LawNews
October 3, 2019

Bryanston Group v. Empire Resorts

Bryanston Group v. Empire Resorts In the Supreme Court for the County of New York; lead counsel for foreign national in civil case seeking the redemption of $30 million in…
Macmahon LawNews
October 3, 2019

Dan Rather v. CBS, Inc

Dan Rather v. CBS, Inc In the Supreme Court for the County of New York; representation of principal investigative witness and former FBI agent Erik Rigler who conducted initial investigation…
Macmahon LawNews
October 3, 2019

United States v. Zacarias Moussaoui

United States v. Zacarias Moussaoui In the United District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; Lead appointed trial counsel in criminal action alleging conspiracy to participate in terrorist acts…
Macmahon LawNews
October 3, 2019

United States v. Jeffrey A. Sterling

United States v. Jeffrey A. Sterling In the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia; Lead counsel in trial alleging violations of Espionage Act arising from alleged…