Senior of Counsel, Senior Federal Trial Counsel

Brian Newman

Brian A. Newman brings over 30 years of experience to the aggressive defense of every case. Mr. Newman graduated law school in 1978. Mr. Newman was admitted to the bar in 1979 after which he obtained a position with the Law Offices of Tarlow & Tarlow. During his tenure at Tarlow & Tarlow, Mr. Newman practiced a wide variety of civil law including: criminal law, personal injury law, family law, disability law, and business law. These experiences have aided Mr. Newman in understanding the complexities of White Collar allegations as well as the relationships of people with each other and with law enforcement. This has given Mr. Newman insights that greatly benefit his clients. After two and one-half years with Mr. Tarlow & Tarlow, Mr. Newman began exclusive practice in Federal Criminal Defense. Okabe & Haushalter is proud to have Brian A. Newman as Senior of Counsel and Senior Federal Trial Counsel. Mr. Newman has successfully tried hundreds of Federal Criminal Cases in multiple districts throughout the United States. He is a welcome addition to our team of highly accomplished attorneys, proving once again that when trial experience counts, Okabe & Haushalter delivers.

During his career, Mr. Newman has developed expert skills as a trial lawyer while specializing in all aspects of criminal law. He has defended thousands of clients. Their cases have included hundreds of Federal cases, child pornography, multi-kilo drug seizures, wiretaps, search warrants, white collar crime, money laundering crimes and appeals before the Court of Appeals for the State of California, California Supreme Court, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Newman is a member of the State Bar of California, United States District Court for the Central District of California, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, United States Tax Court, United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, United States Supreme Court Bar and Culver Marina Bar. He is also affiliated with the Culver City Chamber of Commerce, Jewish American Chamber of Commerce, Legal Advisory Committee of the Los Angeles Anti Defamation League and the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity of The University of Southern California.