• Massachusetts
  • New York
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Juliane Balliro

T: 617.217.4713
F: 617.217.4749
One Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109

Juliane Balliro is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough's Boston office who tries cases in the areas of white-collar criminal defense, business, and employment law. Ms. Balliro represents companies, executives, and individuals in complex business, employment, and criminal cases. Ms. Balliro has tried in excess of 100 cases in various state and federal courts and has authored and argued dozens of appeals.


  • Represents criminal defendants charged with white-collar crimes such as bank fraud, wire fraud, tax evasion, Medicare and Medicaid fraud, false claims, securities fraud, Internet pharmacy violations, and bid rigging
  • Represented individuals and companies from the banking, health care, business, public, and private sectors
  • Experience litigating labor and employment matters involving claims of discrimination, civil rights abuses, wage and hour violations, infringement of trade secrets, and disputes surrounding non-competes
  • Lecturer on labor and employment, criminal defense, and civil rights topics
  • Contributing author to legal publications, including The Massachusetts Superior Court Criminal Practice Manual, The Massachusetts Employment Law Manual, Trying Drug Cases in Massachusetts, and Pre-Trial Motions in Criminal Cases

Representative Cases

The following is a selected sampling of recent cases and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future litigation matter:

  • Working with a team of lawyers, recently obtained a $102 million verdict against the federal government in a claim of malicious prosecution arising under the Federal Tort Claims Act
  • White Collar Litigation
    • Recently obtained dismissal for client accused of credit card fraud
    • Representation of a business owner in a matter involving a claim of more than $400,000 in Medicare fraud
    • Recently obtaining a not-guilty verdict in federal district court for an attorney accused of wire fraud and income tax evasion
    • Negotiated a civil settlement in an asbestos case involving claims of improper removal and disposal
  • Employment Litigation
    • Recently negotiated settlement in corporate valuation case for minority shareholder at more than 500% over the value of the shares
    • A post-judgment settlement exceeding $1.6 million in a whistleblower and Title VII action
    • A judgment exceeding $1 million in a claim for retaliation based upon pregnancy discrimination
    • Appeal on behalf of a Massachusetts employer in a case of first impression under the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA), a case that substantially narrowed employer exposure to gender-based equal wage claims