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305.373.9400
305.373.9443
jsale@broadandcassel.com

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Practice Areas:

White Collar Defense and Compliance

Bar Membership:

District of Columbia,
Florida,
New York,

Courts:

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court for the Southern and Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

U.S. District Court, District of Columbia

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and Second Circuit

Education:

New York University Law School
New York, New York,
J.D., Juris Doctor

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,
B.A., Honors

Affiliations:

American Bar Association White Collar Crime Committee
Member
New York State Bar Association
Member
Florida Bar Criminal Law Section
Member & Past Chair

Jon A. Sale 

Of Counsel
Miami   

Jon A. Sale is Of Counsel in the Miami office of Broad and Cassel. He is Co-chair of the Firm’s White Collar Defense and Compliance department.

  • Mr. Sale is a leading white collar criminal defense attorney experienced in representing corporations and individuals in grand jury investigations and in diverse and complex criminal litigation.
  • He has extensive experience with internal investigations and Department of Justice policies and procedures. He has represented clients in almost every substantive area of concentration, including health care fraud, securities fraud, financial institution fraud, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations, money laundering, criminal anti-trust violations, tax fraud, mortgage fraud and various fraudulent investment schemes.
  • Mr. Sale is member of the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission for the Southern District of Florida.
  • He was a member of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's Transition Team.
  • After graduating from New York University Law School, he served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Morris E. Lasker, District Judge, Southern District of New York.
  • He served as First Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of Florida and as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York and the District of Connecticut. He was also an Assistant Special Prosecutor for the Watergate Special Prosecution Force for the U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Mr. Sale has served on numerous court committees in the Southern District of Florida, including the U.S. Magistrate Merit Selection Panel, the Trial Experience Committee of the Attorney Admissions Program and the Advisory Committee on Rules & Procedures for the U.S. District Court.
  • He has been recognized among the “Florida Super Lawyers” by Super Lawyers magazine, Chambers USA: Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers, “The Best Lawyers in America®," published by Woodward and White, "Florida Legal Elite" by Florida Trend magazine and South Florida Legal Guide as one of Florida's top lawyers. He was included in the 2013 "Who's Who Legal" list for Business Crime Defense, published by Law Business Research Limited, a strategic business partner of the American Bar Association's section of International Law.
  • Mr. Sale is an AV Preeminent® rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell, achieving the rating agency’s highest marks for both competency and ethics.
  • Mr. Sale has lectured at various Florida Bar seminars and has been an instructor at the Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute, US Department of Justice. He has been a lecturer at the Florida Circuit Judges Conference, the Judicial Conference of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, at various Universities and the Cato Institute. In 2010, he was a lecturer at the Director’s Roundtable discussing “2010 Regulatory and Compliance Outlook for the Healthcare Industry”.
  • He is a former Adjunct Law Professor at St. Thomas University Law School and former Associate Professor of Law at the Nova Southeastern Shepard Broad Law Center.
  • In 2014, he was a lecturer at the South Atlantic Regional Conference of the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics presenting an update of FCPA prosecutions.
Mr. Sale is involved in various community and professional organizations.

Honors and Awards

  • Designated as a "Top Lawyer" by South Florida Legal Guide 
  • Achieved AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating with Martindale-Hubbell  
  • Chambers USA: Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers 
  • Recognized in "The Best Lawyers in America®", 2015-2017 
  • Honored as a "Legal Elite" by Florida Trend magazine, 2004, 2006-2008, 2010-2017 
  • "Florida Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine, 2006 – 2017 

Speaking Engagements

  • Mr. Sale has lectured at various Florida Bar seminars and has been an instructor at the Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute, US Department of Justice. He has been a lecturer at the Florida Circuit Judges Conference, the Judicial Conference of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, at various Universities and the Cato Institute. In 2010, he was a lecturer at the Director’s Roundtable discussing “2010 Regulatory and Compliance Outlook for the Healthcare Industry”.

Publications

  • "Companies Should Investigate at First Sign of Foreign Bribe"
    Daily Business Review's Special Report on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
    March, 2012
  • "The Law of Entrapment & Governmental Overreaching"
    White Collar Crime, edited by Otto G. Obermaier and Robert G. Morvillo
    1995, updated 2011
  • "Emerging Trends in Criminal Healthcare Law Enforcement"
    ABA Health Law Section in "The Health Lawyer" discussing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
    2010
  • "Criminal Procedure: Survey of Florida Law"
    22 Nova L. Rev. 94
    1997
  • "Corporate Sentencing for Corporate Counsel"
    The Criminalization of Civil Law Claims, ALI-ABA
    1991

Press Releases

Date

Press Release

7/22/2017

Two Broad and Cassel Attorneys Appointed to Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission

6/24/2017

Nine Broad and Cassel Attorneys Honored as Florida Legal Elite 2017

6/20/2017

38 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named Florida Super Lawyers, Nine Honored as Rising Stars

5/27/2017

24 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named to Chambers USA 2017

12/16/2016

Broad and Cassel Honored as a 2017 Top Law Firm: Guide honors 18 firm attorneys

8/16/2016

45 Broad and Cassel Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers® in America, Four Selected as Lawyers of the Year