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Michael C. Quinn - Partner

 

Law House:
1000 Frederiksberg Gade
St. Thomas, VI 00802-6736

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 756
St. Thomas, VI 00802-0756

340-774-4422
mquinn@dtflaw.com

CONCENTRATION:

Criminal Litigation


 
Mr. Quinn is a partner at Dudley, Topper and Feuerzeig, LLP and works in the litigation department, specializing in white collar crime and complex litigation. With more than twenty years of experience, he ably represents a wide variety of clients through complex civil matters before Territorial and federal courts. In addition, Mr. Quinn has handled numerous criminal cases.

Since joining the firm, Mr. Quinn’s representative cases include:
  • Grand Union v. Lockhart Realty, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 17048 (3d Cir. Aug. 14, 2012)
  • Maynard v. Gov’t of the V.I., 392 Fed. Appx. 105 (2010)
  • Oran v. Fair Wind Sailing, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110350 (D.V.I. Nov. 23, 2009)
  • People v. Ward, 55 V.I. 829 (Supr. Ct. 2011)
  • In re People, 55 V.I. 851 (Supr. Ct. 2011)
  • Chinnery v. People, 55 V.I. 508 (Supr. Ct. 2011)
  • People v. Ward, 53 V.I. 344 (Super. Ct. 2011)
Mr. Quinn’s legal career began with Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, LLP in New York City where he was a litigation associate.  Highlights of his career there include:

  • Represented former Big Six accounting firm in defense of class-action securities fraud litigation instituted by shareholders of pipeline distributor of natural gas, which filed for Chapter 11 protection.
  • Represented venture capital partnership in defense of several litigations involving claims of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, defamation and tortious interference with contract, including a four-week trial (second chair) resulting in defense verdict, as well as assisting in successful defense of appeals in New York’s intermediate and highest courts.
  • Represented local construction union in defense of federal action for injunction by district Trustee for forced merger of several locals.
  • Co-represented boxing promoter Don King throughout all phases of prosecution on federal wire-fraud charges. Represented King and his company Don King Productions, Inc. in a variety of complex civil matters, including:
    • Prosecution and defense of fraud, breach of contract, tortious interference and federal RICO actions involving, among others, boxers Lennox Lewis, Mike Tyson, Terry Norris, Julio Cesar Chaves, Francois Botha and Felix Trinidad.
    • Defense of federal RICO and insurance fraud action brought by Lloyd’s of London
    • Defense of federal RICO action brought by rival boxing promoter in the Northern  District of Illinois
  • Represented high-ranking Drexel Burnham Lambert executive in bar action before the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Assisted Office of Special Counsel to the United States Senate in connection with investigation of leak of confidential information concerning Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas’ nomination to the United States Supreme Court.
Mr. Quinn is admitted to practice in the U.S. Virgin Islands, New York, the United States District Court for the District of the Virgin Islands, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

Education:
St. John’s University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1991
    Executive Publications Editor, St. John’s Law Review and The Catholic
    Lawyer (1990-1991)
State University of New York College at Purchase, Bachelor of Arts, 1987

Publications:
Note, International Decisions:  Fortino v Quasar Co., 86 Am. J. Int’l L. 363 (April 1992)

Comment, Predatory Pricing Strategies:  The Relevance of Intent Under Antitrust, Unfair Competition, and Tort Law, 64 St. John’s L. Rev. 607 (Spring/Summer 1990)


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