Law Ofc of Carl M Bornstein
CARL M. BORNSTEIN
Carl Bornstein is a lawyer in private practice in New York City.
has been engaged in complex civil and criminal litigation and investigations throughout his
career in both the private sector and in government service.
He has taught trial advocacy at NITA for 30 years.
As an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, he teaches investigative techniques for the Masters in Public Administration-Inspection & Oversight (IG) program.
has represented clients in criminal tax, securities and insurance fraud cases, against copyright violations, and in professional disciplinary proceedings, among others.
He also has been a member of several monitoring teams including those concerning: a major bank's compliance with the Global Research Settlement Agreement; the assessment and evaluation of the MTA's integrity and procurement controls; and the investigative practices and procedures of Hewlett Packard.
In July 2007, Mr. Bornstein became a founder, the Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Executive Director of the Fortress Monitoring Group ("FMG"), a joint venture.
Since then, he
has directed the activity of FMG
as the Integrity Monitor for the $3 billion construction of 1World Trade Center reporting to the Inspector
General of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
actively monitors and investigates in order to prevent fraud or corruption and coordinates effective actions with the Inspector General's
Office if such conduct is detected.
is a former (1999-2002) Inspector
General of the New York City School Construction Authority (SCA-IG) where he
managed a $4.5 million budget and a staff of 47, including investigators, auditors, lawyers and analysts.
As the SCA-IG he reported directly to its Chairman of the Board and President about integrity matters, major on-site accidents, and construction deficiencies.
was accountable for the pre-qualification integrity screening of contractors and supervised the SCA-IG's participation in joint investigations with both United States Attorneys' Offices in New York City, the Manhattan District Attorney's Office, and the New York State Organized Crime Task Force
earlier public service included 12 years trying major organized crime and public corruption cases as both a Special Attorney in the United States Attorney's Offices in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and as a state prosecutor.
He served as a Bronx County Assistant District Attorney (Chief of the Rackets Bureau) and subsequently became the Queens County Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney.
Thereafter, he was appointed as the Executive Special Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the N.Y.S. Special Prosecutor Investigating Corruption in the New York City Criminal Justice System.
He is a member of the New York City Bar Association, where he has been active in the judicial selection process as a member of both its Judiciary and Criminal Courts Committees; the New York State Bar Association where he was active on its Federal Constitution and Legislative Committee; the American Bar Association; and the International Association of Independent Private Sector Inspectors General.
Mr. Bornstein is a graduate of New York University and the Brooklyn Law School where he served as an editor of the Law Review.
was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army Reserve, Military Police Corps