Mr. Roadman’s practice focuses on the representation of individuals and entities in federal criminal investigations and prosecutions involving the FBI, Postal Inspection Service, SEC, HHS, USDA, FDA and the IRS among other agencies. Mr. Roadman also has extensive experience in representing individuals and entitles in related civil administrative and enforcement proceedings and commercial litigation.
Notable Cases and Results
United States v. Smith (represented sales executive of pharmaceutical company charged with violating the Medicare Anti-Kickback laws).
United States v. Herring (represented sales executive of pharmaceutical company charged with violating the Medicare Anti-Kickback laws).
United States v. Polin (represented physician charged with violating the Medicare Anti- Kickback laws).
Cerniglia v. United States (represented corporate officer alleged to be personally liable for non-payment of corporation’s employment taxes).
United States v. Schneider (represented commodity trader charged with violations of the Mail and Wire Fraud statutes and Commodity Exchange Act).
United States v. Scheck (represented commodity trader charged with violations of the Mail and Wire Fraud statutes and Commodity Exchange Act).
General Bar and Trial Bar of the Northern District of Illinois
United States Tax Court
United States Court of Federal Claims
United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh and Eleventh Circuits
Year of Birth
DePaul University College of Law, with honors
DePaul University Award in Federal Income Taxation and American
Jurisprudence Awards in Civil Procedure and Constitutional Process
Author: “RICO Forfeiture: Can the Adversary Be Removed from the Adversary Process?”, DePaul University Law Review, 1986
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Price Waterhouse (1981-1983)
Silets and Martin, Ltd. (1986-1992)
Martin, Brown & Sullivan, Ltd. (1992-present)
Bar/Professional Association Involvement
Federal Bar Association
Illinois CPA Society
Adjunct Professor, Tax Crimes and Penalties,
.... Chicago Kent College of Law (2009-present)
Adjunct Professor, Federal Civil Tax Procedure, LL.M. Program in Tax Law,
.... The John Marshall Law School (1991-2000)
Member, Federal Defender Panel for the U.S. District Court for the
Northern District of Illinois (1991-Present)
Certified Public Accountant (1981)