Markus/Moss PLLC
  • Wickedly smart and a terrific trial lawyer....Clients say that Markus is ‘thrilling’ to watch in court and that ‘his passion, appreciation, and enjoyment for his work are contagious.’

  • One of the 16 “most influential lawyers in Miami.”


Markus/Moss is a nationally-recognized trial and appellate boutique law firm known for taking on and winning difficult criminal defense cases. The Firm’s lawyers are tenacious courtroom advocates who accept only a small number of high-stakes cases at any given time so that they can dedicate their full attention to every client. The Firm’s founder, David Oscar Markus, is a Harvard-educated lawyer who has been described as “wickedly smart and a terrific trial lawyer.” His clients say that he is “the whole package” and “a creative, courageous and tenacious courtroom advocate.”

The Firm (formerly known as Markus & Markus) handles a wide variety of criminal defense matters, with an emphasis in representing businessmen and professionals in federal white-collar prosecutions and appeals including criminal antitrust, tax fraud, mortgage fraud, Medicare fraud, securities fraud, OFAC violations, and RICO cases. Markus/Moss also has been widely recognized for its successful and creative work in state and federal courts on drug and other non-white collar cases. To learn more, please click here.


Recent News
  • It was a summer of victories.  A trial not guilty, an appellate win, and a huge sentencing reduction.  Read more here.
  • David Markus argued before the en banc 11th Circuit (listen here) regarding cell phone privacy.  The Supreme Court litigation was covered by Forbes.
  • The 2015 Super Lawyers again named David Markus as one of best 100 lawyers in all of Florida.
  • Margot Moss was elected as an officer of Legal Services of Greater Miami.
Highlights of the Firm’s Founder

Here are some of the many accolades received by the Firm and its founder, David Oscar Markus:

  • Magna cum laude from Harvard Law School
  • Top 40 litigator under 40 years old (National Law Journal)
  • Top Lawyer, White Collar Criminal Defense and non-White Collar Criminal Defense, Best Lawyers in America by U.S. News (2007-present)

Learn more about David Oscar Markus.


David Oscar Markus hosts the popular Southern District of Florida blog, which provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida.


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