Genova Burns is proud to announce that Mario V. Mirabelli, Esq. will join the firm Of Counsel in its new Washington, D.C. office location at 1100 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Mr. Mirabelli will serve Of Counsel to the firm’s Business Law and Litigation Practice Groups.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Mirabelli spent more than thirty years working with AmLaw 100 law firms in the nation’s capital, where he represented domestic and international clients on federal securities law and corporate and transactional matters including privatization, corporate formation and mergers and acquisitions. He also played a major role in having federal legislation passed in 2008 which assisted him in obtaining a $172 million settlement from the Government of Libya on behalf of 56 U.S. servicemen who were victims of a terrorist bombing at the La Belle Discotheque in Berlin, Germany in 1986.
Before going into private practice, he served as a trial attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission in the Office of Administrative Proceedings and Investigations within the Division of Corporate Finance. Mr. Mirabelli was Chief Hearing Counsel of the SEC’s public investigations into the “Propriety of Estimates, Forecasts and Projections of Economic Performance” and the Chief Trial Counsel of the Commission’s public investigation of the “Hot Issues Securities Market.” He also worked with the Federal Trade Commission in the Bureau of Deceptive Practices.