John Marston is an investigations and trial attorney in Foley Hoag's Litigation Department. He has led numerous investigation matters and tried more than 50 civil and criminal cases to verdict. Clients rely on John for fully understanding their issues, internalizing them, and tirelessly pursuing favorable outcomes. Clients also appreciate John’s high-level experience that is uniquely complemented by his superior problem-solving skill-set and dedication.
John has defended clients against government agencies using his experience across several subject matters, which includes tax, bankruptcy, securities laws, antitrust, and federal and local criminal law and procedure. His experience also extends across industries, having achieved results for individuals and companies in the fields of life sciences, technology, finance, energy, shipping, professional services, and non-profits. John has particularly deep experience in tax investigations and litigation involving the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Justice. He is well known for defending individuals and companies in criminal matters in federal and local courts, where he is relentless in pursuing justice for clients, including going to trial when necessary.
John is also a nationally-recognized legal commentator. He has appeared on CNN; has been quoted by The Associated Press, The New York Times, USA Today, Vanity Fair, and CNBC; and has written articles published by USA Today and The Hill.More »