Shkreli Trial Was No 'Slam Dunk' for Prosecutors, Brafman Says

, New York Law Journal


On Friday, former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli, who faced eight counts in a securities fraud trial that lasted more than a month, was found guilty of three felony counts. But Benjamin Brafman, Shkreli's lead counsel and an attorney known for taking on famous—and, at times, infamous—clients like mob boss Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano, Sean Combs and Dominique Strauss-Kahn, says he's as proud of the outcome of the Shkreli case as he would be in a case in which his client won total acquittal.

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