James Felman

James Felman

James E. Felman has concentrated his practice of law in the defense of complex criminal matters and related civil litigation for over 25 years. Mr. Felman represents clients in federal and state matters in every phase of the criminal process — investigation, trial, sentencing, appeal, and post-conviction proceedings. He has represented clients in a wide range of matters, including allegations of bank fraud, health care fraud, mail and wire fraud, securities fraud, public corruption, environmental crimes, antitrust violations, synthetic/illegal drugs, illegal gambling, child abuse/ pornography, and murder.

Mr. Felman has also devoted a significant portion of his professional efforts to legal reform and policy work. He has testified on an array of topics before the United States Senate, House of Representatives, and Sentencing Commission, and frequently writes and speaks on criminal justice policy issues. He currently serves as Chair of the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association and is the ABA’s Liaison to the United States Sentencing Commission.

Follow & Connect
Guest Appearances
October 8, 2015
Which ABA Sections, Divisions, and Forums Should You Join?

The American Bar Association Law Student Division is free, and its members have the opportunity to join five additional ABA sections, divisions, or forums. But with 64 to choose from, which is the best entity for each law student’s career path? In this episode of The Law Student Podcast, Fabiani Duarte and Madison Burke interview...

February 13, 2015
ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: The Criminal Justice Section with James Felman

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews the ABA Criminal Justice Section Chair James Felman at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Felman discusses the sections three projects: the Clemency Project 2014, the Federal Economic Crimes Task Force, and the Collateral Consequences Project. He encourages any lawyers who are interested to become involved and volunteer pro...


Subscribe to our newsletter and never miss another episode.

  Newsletter Signup
Download Mobile App

Listen to Legal Talk Network anywhere, anytime.

  iPhone   Android