Federal Criminal Defense
Louis Lang has over 20 years of experience defending individuals charged with federal crimes, both at the district court trial level and on appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Louis began his criminal defense practice while on active duty as a Judge Advocate in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps, United States Navy. There he gained valuable experience trying criminal cases before special and general courts-martial and representing sailors and officers in various types of administrative disciplinary proceedings.
Since 1994, after entering private practice, Louis has undertaken the representation of numerous defendants in federal court charged with crimes ranging from drug and gun offenses to sophisticated mail fraud, RICO and fictitious securities charges.
With his extensive experience in civil matters involving business, mortgage and real property disputes, Louis brings a unique perspective to defending federal white collar crimes. Louis recently completed a two week trial involving charges of mail fraud and the possession, sale, etc., of fictitious securities.
Louis is thoroughly familiar with the advisory sentencing guidelines, their impact on federal sentences and the plea bargaining process in federal court. He has litigated numerous contested sentencing issues, both at the trial level and on appeal.