Case No. 1:21-cr-00491.

639 F.Supp.3d 773 (2022)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff, v. Paul SPIVAK, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, N.D. Ohio, Eastern Division.

Signed November 3, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John R. Mitchell , Taft Stettinius & Hollister, Ste. 3500, 200 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44114, Kevin M. Spellacy , Law Office of Kevin Spellacy, Ste. 200, 323 West Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113, for Defendant Olga Smirnova.

William R. Martin, Sr. , Adeyemi O. Adenrele , Erin C. Steele , Barnes & Thornburg — Washington, Ste. 500, 1717 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20006, David M. DeVillers , Barnes & Thornburg, Ste. 3300, 41 South High Street, Columbus, OH 43215, for Defendant Charles Scott.

Cohn J. Callahan , Flannery Georgalis, Ste. 2750, 707 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, Elizabeth F. Greene , Flannery Georgalis — Charlotte, Ste. 950, Carillon Tower, 227 West Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, Mira Aftim, Robert J. Porter , Flannery Georgalis, 30th Floor, 1375 East Ninth Street, Cleveland, OH 44114, for Defendant Forrest Church.

Ralph E. Cascarilla , Walter & Haverfield, 3500 Tower at Erieview, 1301 East Ninth Street, Cleveland, OH 44114, Zachary C. Maciaszek , Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, Ste. 530, 1111 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114, for Defendant Richard Mallion.

Edward M. Robinson , Law Office of Edward M. Robinson, Ste. 730, 21515 Hawthorne Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503-6509, for Defendant Jason Arthur.

Jeffrey P. Hastings , P. O. Box 33863, Cleveland, OH 44133-3863, for Defendant Larry Matyas.

Craig T. Weintraub , Ste. 1600, 55 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113, for Defendant Donald Howard.

Alejandro A. Abreu , Brad J. Beeson , Office of the U.S. Attorney — Cleveland, Northern District of Ohio, Ste. 400, 801 Superior Avenue, W, Cleveland, OH 44113, for Plaintiff.


This white-collar criminal case involves voluminous discovery of electronically stored information more characteristic of complex civil litigation than a typical federal prosecution. As often happens...

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