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Prominent criminal defense attorney David B. Irwin joins Kramon & Graham

January 15, 2020

Baltimore, Maryland

Kramon & Graham, a leading law firm providing litigation, real estate, and transactional services, is pleased to announce that prominent Maryland defense attorney David B. Irwin has joined the firm as Of Counsel.

Known for his work in high-profile criminal and civil cases, Mr. Irwin is a veteran attorney with more than four decades of experience. Mr. Irwin has handled cases of national and international interest, including the representation of a former currency trader for Allied Irish Banks (Allfirst Bank), and a former U.S. civil servant who played a pivotal role in the Clinton–Lewinsky scandal. David also represents corporations, public officials, doctors, lawyers, members of the judiciary, and other professionals in both civil and criminal liability matters.

David regularly testifies as an expert witness on civil and criminal matters. Most recently, he was engaged as an expert in the post-conviction defense of the main subject of the podcast "Serial."

"David is a skilled litigator with an outstanding and well-earned reputation from many years of successfully handling high-profile matters," commented Kramon & Graham managing principal Dave Shuster. "He is a gifted lawyer and makes an excellent addition to our team." 

"Kramon & Graham attorneys have the experience and resources to handle even the most complex of cases," said Mr. Irwin. "The firm has an enviable record of courtroom success and a long-standing reputation for providing quality representation. I am thrilled to join such a distinguished team."

Mr. Irwin began his legal career in 1973 as an assistant state's attorney, first in Baltimore City and then Baltimore County, where he ultimately served as Chief of the Felony Trial Division. In 1980, as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Maryland, he was appointed by the Attorney General of the United States as the Chief of Narcotics Cases. In 1983, he was assigned to the United States Department of Justice as a U.S. Attorney Coordinator for the President's Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force. Mr. Irwin joined Venable in 1985 before founding his own firm in 1988.

Mr. Irwin received his law degree in 1973 from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and his undergraduate degree in 1970 from Cornell University.


About Kramon & Graham

Consistently recognized as one of Maryland's leading law firms, Kramon & Graham has more than thirty-five attorneys providing litigation, real estate, and transactional services to clients across the country. The firm's practices include commercial litigation, white-collar and criminal defense, class actions, government contracts, professional liability defense, personal injury and wrongful death claims, state and federal appeals, asset recovery, real estate, transactions, and insurance coverage. For more information about Kramon & Graham, visit www.kramonandgraham.com.

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