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Marty Tankleff's swearing in on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Courtesy photo Marty Tankleff’s swearing in. (Courtesy photo)

A New York attorney who was wrongfully convicted in 1990 of murdering his parents and who was admitted to practice last year is representing three men who face charges that they played roles in the Jan. 6 siege on the U.S. Capitol.   

Martin Tankleff of the Manhattan-based Metcalf & Metcalf filed a notice of appearance Tuesday in District of Columbia federal court stating that he represents Dominic Pezzola, a Rochester man and member of the far-right Proud Boys who is accused of using a stolen police riot shield to smash a window at the Capitol.

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Andrew Denney

Andrew Denney is a New York-based reporter covering litigation and other news from the federal and state courts. He can be reached at [email protected] Twitter: @messagetime

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