BRADY TOENSING, Partner
Brady Toensing obtained his undergraduate
and law degrees from Georgetown University. He is admitted to practice law in Maryland, Vermont, and
Before joining diGenova & Toensing, Mr.
Toensing worked for United States Senator Warren B. Rudman. As a Special and Legislative
Assistant to Senator Rudman, he was responsible for ERISA, Medicare,
Agriculture, Campaign Finance and Labor issues. He also assisted in international trade
As an attorney he has
represented companies, individuals and other entities in a wide range of
complex civil and criminal matters, including administrative, judicial, and
federal agency proceedings.
His practice, with some samples, is summarized below.
Government Clients. Mr. Toensing represented the government of the
District of Columbia and the Director of its prison system in Section 1983
cases in Superior and Federal Courts involving the deaths of two prisoners
sent to a private prison. He devised the argument that allowed the Firm’s
client to be dismissed from the federal case based on qualified immunity
and won a stay of proceedings in Superior Court based on this argument.
(The case settled prior to the appellate hearing).
Mr. Toensing represented
an FBI Hostage Rescue Team member during all manner of inquiries concerning
Ruby Ridge and Waco. These included a federal grand jury investigation,
state criminal proceedings, and Congressional investigations. He also
represented a federal government employee in a whistleblowing case against
the U.S. Department of State during the Clinton Administration.
Mr. Toensing has
represented CIA and FBI employees in internal hearings and investigations,
and represented a Member of Congress during the Campaign Finance Task Force
Congress. Mr. Toensing has represented clients in a number
of Congressional investigations, including Clinton White House Pardon
issues, Ruby Ridge, Waco, and during the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on
Investigations inquiry into tax shelters. He also helped to develop and
implement a successful Legislative and Executive Branch strategy regarding
healthcare issues for a major trade organization.
International. Mr. Toensing has represented clients in MLAT
inquiries and for extraditions. He has also handled Customs and Immigration
cases. For the past nine years, he has represented the former President of
the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) through liquidation
and multiple lawsuits involving allegations of international money
laundering and bank fraud.
Investigations. Mr. Toensing has
represented clients in grand jury investigations into numerous allegations,
including those involving money-laundering, government procurement, labor,
healthcare, witness tampering, campaign finance, false statements, wire and
mail fraud, and obstruction of justice.
Discrimination Cases. Mr. Toensing has represented both plaintiffs and
defendants in gender discrimination cases. As a plaintiff's counsel, he
drafted the complaint and devised a successful strategy against a major
United States company that was systematically discriminating against its
Compliance Programs. Mr.
Toensing has conducted internal investigations and prepared reports and
compliance programs for national and international corporations, and labor
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