Skilled Defense in the Most Serious Drug Crime Cases

If you have been charged or implicated in a felony drug offense under Ohio or federal law, contact the Cleveland law firm of Synenberg, Coletta & Moran, LLC to discuss your options with an experienced defense attorney. Roger Synenberg is an AV-rated* lawyer who began his career in the U.S. Attorney’s Office and has focused on federal criminal defense ever since.

As well as representing federal defendants charged with conspiracy and distribution offenses involving drugs like cocaine and heroin, we also handle cases involving prescription drug fraud or abuse, money laundering, tax fraud related to drug offenses, civil forfeiture and other charges.

With a carefully limited caseload, our defense team can commit the time necessary to make a comprehensive review of the case against you, whether it involves a drug trafficking conspiracy, prescription drug abuse by a physician or other professional, or an international drug importation scheme.

We Deliver Results:

  • Suppression of 170 pounds of cocaine as evidence when we successfully argued that the search and seizure was illegal.
  • Our client was charged in a multi-defendant drug conspiracy. At trial, each of the five co-defendants testified for the government. Our client was acquitted of all charges.
  • When the jury could not decide our client’s guilt after convicting four codefendants of federal marijuana conspiracy charges involving tons of marijuana, our client plead to a misdemeanor possession charge.
  • Our client, who was charged in a federal cocaine conspiracy and faced a 20-year mandatory minimum, was acquitted at trial.
  • Our client was the executive director of a nursing home and pled guilty to taking a resident’s pain medication. Despite a statutory presumption of prison, we successfully argued for a sentence of probation.
  • We successfully appealed a guilty verdict and 27-year sentence after our client was convicted of cocaine conspiracy charges. Our client was found not guilty at the second trial.
  • As well as representing federal defendants charged with conspiracy and distribution offenses involving drugs like cocaine and heroin, we also handle cases involving prescription drug fraud or abuse, money laundering, tax fraud related to drug offenses, civil forfeiture and other charges.


    If you are facing a serious drug crime charges please call us. We offer free initial consultations. We are also available for evening and weekend appointments and are conveniently located near the Federal, Cuyahoga County and Cleveland municipal buildings in downtown Cleveland. Contact us at 216-622-2727.For a free consultation about our ability to protect your interests on serious drug crime charges, contact Synenberg, Coletta & Moran, LLC in Cleveland.

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