United State v. Bernard Madoff


Mr. Casale was approved by the United States District Court, Southern District of New York, to be Bernard Madoff's Bail Monitor.​Mr. Madoff was released to Casale Associates' under the terms and conditions of the bail modification agreement security plan written by Mr. Casale.

California v. Phil Spector


Legendary defense attorney Bruce Cutler brought Mr. Casale in during the first murder trial of Rock-N-Roll super-producer Phil Spector saying, “Nick is a first class former first grade detective.” 


Estate of Huguette Clark


Attorneys for Farrell Fritz brought in Mr. Casale to conduct interviews regarding the $800 million Estate of Huguette Clark, a recluse heiress who died at Beth Israel Medical Center two weeks short of her 105th birthday.  In 2013, Ms. Clark's estate was finally settled with the sale of her numerous homes and priceless art collection.​

D'Amato v. D'Amato


The attorney for estranged wife of ex-Sen. Alfonse D'Amato retained Casale Associates as an expert in police procedure after removing Ms. D'Amato from the couple's former home claiming she was a substantial risk to harm others.  Mr. Casale wrote, home video showed "police officers were not fearful or concerned about their safety" and consulted the former-Senator before taking action. 

Mugrab v. Mugrabi


Lawyers representing the wife of art billionaire David Mugrabi brought in Casale Associates after accusing the collector of ‘charging’ his estranged spouse and knocking her to the floor over ownership of a $500,000 Keith Haring sculptor.


Orlan (Mireille Porte) v. Lady Gaga (Stefani Germanotta)​


Performance Artist ORLAN moved her French lawsuit against Lady Gaga to New York bringing in Nick Casale, a private investigator to find evidence according to an article in the New York Post. ORLAN sued Lady Gaga for plagiarism over her Born This Way video in Paris and is now looking to subpoena the creative team behind the famous video.


In re:  U.S. Court of Appeals Kevin Clash 


The U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a NY judge's ruling dismissing a case against Kevin Clash, for having sex with under-aged minors.  Casale Associates conduct the defense interviews.  The case were dismissed because the claim was made more than six years after the minor turned 21. 

New York v. Ballinger


President of Cornell’s Psi Upsilon fraternity was accused of locking a woman in his fraternity bedroom and forcing her to have sex. Defense lawyers retained Casale Associates to conduct the criminal defense investigation and consult on the Title IX hearing.


Soros v. Ferreyr


A judge tossed out former Brazilian soap opera star Adriana Ferreyr's  lawsuit against her ex, billionaire hedge fund lover George Soros, claiming that she was assaulted during a romantic reunion. Casale Associates conducted the interview of Ferreyr.

In re: School of Rock


Casale Associates investigated the grossly untrue statements made by a conspiracy theorist  and self-glorifying pretender who went by the moniker ‘Crisis Actor’ --- alleging the deceased children of the Sandy Hook massacre are alive and being held in captivity. at the School of Rock.

New York v. Niccolini


The fabled co-owner of he Four Seasons restaurant was charged with abusing a woman during a party at the celebrated Manhattan restaurant.  Attorneys brought in Casale Associates to interview the star-studded list of VIP guest attending the gala.


New Jersey v. Spyropoulos


Criminal defense attorney Anthony Pope brought Casale Associates into the Tick Tock Diner Murder Plot.

New York v. Gigi Jordan


Lawyers recommended Nick Casale to consult with millionaire heiress Gigi Jordan. Jordan was charged with poisoning her 8 year old son in a posh Manhattan hotel room fearing the boy would end up in the custody of his father, a man she believed had sadistically abused him.


New York v. Carlo Dellaverson


Attorneys representing the victim retained Casale Associates to gather the evidence against NBC producer Carlo Dellaverson, 31, who posted secret sex tapes of women on XTube, a Netherlands-based porn site that claims 9 million registered users.  Casale's investigation and presentation to police and prosecutors quickly lead to Dellaverson's arrest.  Dellaverson pled guilty to a felony charge of unlawful surveillance and ​sentenced to 500 hours of community service. If he complies with the conditions of the deal, he will be able to withdraw his pleas and plea​d​ guilty to misdemeanors, at which point he will be on probation for three years.  The lawyer representing the victim immediately filed a civil lawsuit against Dellaverson. Dellaverson’s father, Gary Dellaverson, is a former chief labor negotiator and chief financial officer for the MTA. He was formerly at Proskauer Rose LLP

United States v. Corey Davis


Defense lawyers representing Corey Davis charged with federal civil rights crimes for organizing and leading a sex-trafficking operation that exploited as many as 20 women, included minors brought in Nick Casale to do the investigation in NY, NJ and CT. Mr. Casale said, "The FBI must understand that an allegation and indictment isn't a conviction and defendants have rights; and the government doesn't own witnesses or can the government go about bullying people."

United States v. Genaro Bruno

Mr. Casale was retained by defense lawyers representing a Gambino mobster Gennaro "Jerry" Bruno, charged with racketeering and murder.  U. S. District Judge William F. Kuntz approved Mr. Casale’s credentials to review secret government documents in the case. 

Estate of of Tony Randall

Casale Associates was retained by lawyers representing the estate of the actor best known for his role as Felix Unger in a television series The Odd Couple. 


Maryland v. Walker


N.J. Detective Acquitted In Maryland Road Rage Fatal Shooting.  Casale Associates was consulted as a defense expert in police procedure.

In re: Estate of Rocky Aoki

Rocky Aoki, was a Japanese-born wrestler, powerboat racer and founder of Benihana restaurants.    Four of his seven children attempted to take control of the companies he founded, Casale Associates conducted a confidential investigation.

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