In the past four years, David Vaughn has achieved the following successful results for clients:

  • Represented businesses, employees, former employees and witnesses in FBI, SEC, IRS, Department of Defense, Department of Justice and NCAA interviews, investigations and testimony, including responding to grand jury subpoenas and search warrants. 

  • SEC Insider Trading. Result: Dismissal.

  • Federal Insider Trading. Result: No Criminal Charges.

  • Chemical spill by business. Result: Dismissal.

  • 17 Counts for repeated chemical spills by business. Result: Misdemeanor.

  • Illegal Campaign Contributions by several people. Result: In every case, no charges filed.

  • 31 Counts of Felony Failure to Pay Prevailing Wages. Result: Dismissal of all wage offenses. One misdemeanor record-keeping violation with $100 fine and no jail time.

  • Internet crimes. Result: Investigation closed. No charges filed against student. 

  • Federal Supervised Release Violation. Result: Judge dismissed case against former student-athlete.

  • Assault. Result: Diversion and removal of arrest from record of student-athlete.


  • Aggravated Assault. Result: No jail time offer for former student-athlete.

  • Assault. Result: Allegations untrue. No charges filed against student-athlete.

  • Robbery. Result: Allegations untrue. No charges filed against college student.

  • Felony DUI by college student under 21 years old, injuring himself and 3 passengers in other vehicle, and totaling his vehicle and the other vehicle. Maximum possible sentence was 31 years in prison. Result: Probation with no jail time.

  • Criminal Threats. Result: Dismissed By Judge.

  • Felony Assault with a Deadly Weapon: Charges dismissed.

  • Assault. Result: Allegations untrue. No charges filed.

  • Assault. Result: Judge found my client "factually innocent" and ordered the arrest be removed from her record.​

  • Assault. Result: Allegations untrue. No charges filed.

  • Vehicular Manslaughter. Driver struck and killed a motorcyclist. Result: No jail time (misdemeanor probation).

  • Expungement: Businessperson left USA without completing the terms of probation. Result: Warrant recalled and case expunged.


Every case is different. The results in the cases on this website were dependent on their facts and legal issues. Different facts or legal issues will lead to different results. Past results do not indicate future success. You should not rely on past results as an indication of the results that might be achieved in your case.


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