Attorney Profiles


    Christian A. Pickney - Of Counsel



    Christian Aaron Pickney, Esq., is a respected trial attorney who is Of Counsel to Kern Augustine, P.C.

    Mr. Pickney represents the clients of our White Collar Defense Practice Group and serves as lead counsel in all New York State and federal Criminal prosecutions. He also represents physicians, lawyers, executives and high net worth individuals in complex matrimonial actions in New York State.

    Since 1996 Mr. Pickney has represented businesses, executives, professionals and high net worth individuals in state and federal criminal prosecutions and complex matrimonial actions.

    He represents physicians and medical practice groups in the defense of prosecutions for Healthcare Fraud, including Medicaid and Medicare Fraud; Insurance Fraud, including No-Fault and Workers Compensation Fraud; charges related to the False Claims Act; ROCI violations, record keeping, conspiracy and controlled substance distribution violations among many others.

    Mr. Pickney is an experienced, aggressive and dedicated trial attorney who tirelessly devotes himself to protecting his clients. His extensive knowledge of healthcare law and the business of medicine makes him unusually qualified to advise and represent physicians and medical practices facing serious criminal prosecutions.

    Mr. Pickney has litigated complex matrimonial actions and state and federal civil and criminal cases in the courts of the State of New York, the United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts. He has argued appeals before the New York State Appellate Divisions, First and Second Department, and the Federal Court of Appeals, Second Circuit. His cases have been reported in the New York Law Journal, the Wall street Journal, and the state and federal case reporters. Mr. Pickney serves as an Arbitrator for the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Nassau County, Fee Dispute Panel and was selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of New York Super Lawyers.

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