'We believe the charges are completely unfounded,'' said Marty Steinberg, a Miami lawyer who represents Zachariah. ``He has an unblemished record for ethics in both his professional and personal life.''That's big Marty going to bat for GOP bigwig, IVAX director, and prominent Broward doctor Zachariah Zachariah. And even though he doesn't represent the good doc, SFL fave Mike Tein agrees:
Darn, that Tein is good -- he is even effective at defending clients he does not (presently) represent.
Federal prosecutors would have a difficult time winning a criminal securities-fraud case against Zachariah, said Michael Tein, a Miami securities and white-collar defense lawyer not involved in the case.
''Dr. Zachariah is one of the most respected physicians and philanthropists in our community, and he has absolutely no criminal history,'' Tein said.
And now we dance:
He was the first punk ever to set foot on this earth.Sorry, I had an 80s' moment there. I feel better now.
He was a genius from the day of his birth.
He could perform cardiology like a ring and a bell
And ev'rybody screamed:
Come on, rock me Zachariah.