Deutsch Williams Concludes Largest Wrongful Imprisonment Case with Client Recovery of $30 Million

Following many years of litigation, a lengthy 2007 trial, and appeals by the federal government, Deutsch Williams this year prevailed in the malicious prosecution case of Limone et al. v. United States. We have collected for our client more than $30 million, or the full amount of her share of the $101 million judgment, which is the largest such award in United States history. The case arose from the FBI’s subornation of perjury by a mob informant, resulting in the murder convictions and incarceration of four men for several decades. The 2009 opinion of the First Circuit Court of Appeals (579 F.3d 79) may be found at