Mark E. Cedrone has dedicated his 35-year career to representing clients under investigation by or in disputes with various governmental units and administrative agencies. Mark has represented and counseled individuals and businesses in a wide range of sophisticated criminal and quasi-criminal matters, ranging from complex tax and fraud matters to computer crimes to narcotics and firearm offenses.
Mark represents clients in all stages of the government dispute/litigation process, including investigations, plea negotiations, trials, post-trial proceedings, and appeals. He has the unique ability to adapt his approach to the specific needs of every client. He has successfully represented attorneys, pharmacists, realtors, and insurance brokers accused of wrongdoing by various licensing boards and administrative agencies. His clients have also included high-ranking public officials, multinational corporations, and small and large business owners.
As a former law clerk and attorney adviser for the United States Tax Court, Mark is uniquely qualified to represent clients in audits and investigations conducted by the Internal Revenue Service and other taxing authorities. He has extensive experience in sensitive civil tax audits, criminal tax investigations, trials in criminal and civil tax matters, sentencing proceedings, and tax appeals. He has also represented clients in connection with the IRS’s Voluntary Disclosure Programs, Form 8300 and money laundering investigations, and various collection and innocent spouse proceedings.
Mark opened his own law practice in 1992 after working at Duane, Morris & Heckscher (now Duane Morris LLP) in its Special Litigation Group. While at Duane Morris, his practice focused almost exclusively on complex criminal and civil tax disputes.