About Us

Founded in 2018 by nationally respected criminal defense attorney, Mark H. Allenbaugh, forensics big data developer Resolution Data and Software-as-a-Service pioneer Darren Kramer, SentencingStats.com is the first and only site to provide attorneys an easy way to access and analyze Federal Sentencing Statistics. Drawn from the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s own databases, we provide quick and effective analyses of the 10,000+ variables covering over 80,000 offenders annually.
Our data goes back to 1992 and consists of over several billion data points. Within that rich data attorneys may derive statistics and trends from the national to the district level across every thousands of scenarios. For the first time, Attorneys have the ability to match up their own cases to determine where a particular client’s likely sentence may fall, and more importantly, the compliance and variance rates of particular sentencing guidelines.

The Science of Sentencing

SentencingStats.com has performed significant data analyses, field tested various models, and over 3 years of R&D to clean up the raw U.S. Sentencing Commission datafiles and provide an incredibly easy to use web interface that allows attorneys to create complex, yet easy to understand case reports, filtered by a number of key variables. The reports include numerous charts that compare sentencing averages and medians along with in-depth trend analysis.

Our sentencing reports can be exported directly to Word and PDF in a single click, giving attorneys an unparalleled ability to integrate sentencing statistics directly into their briefs. The company also offers a one-of-a-kind “done for you” service, providing professional research, custom briefs and expert witness services to Federal attorneys and public defenders coast-to-coast.

The system is so easy to use, a non-technical user can pull stats in a courtroom in real time on a mobile device. SentencingStats.com: Bringing the Science of Sentencing to Your Fingertips

Meet Our Team

Robert W. Crandall

Chief Data Officer

With over 15 years in Economic and litigation analysis, Mr. Crandall brings considerable expertise in statistical analysis related to legal and economic matters. As Partner at Resolution Economics, he has performed numerous big data statistical analysis of liability related to class action, multi-plaintiff, and single plaintiff claims of employment discrimination. Mr. Crandall and his team bring world class data management and analysis to SentencingStats and its clientele.

Mark Allenbaugh

Chief Research Officer

Nationally respected attorney and entrepreneur with a 14 year track record in criminal and civil law. Served as CEO and General Counsel of a leading innovator of consumer roducts. Considered a national expert on federal sentencing law, policy and practice. Quoted frequently in the national press and cable news outlets.

Darren Kramer


Respected as a pioneer at the forefront of nearly every wave of social technology. Over 15 years delivered over 100 social marketing platforms & networks, apps and digital solutions to business ranging from SMBs to the Fortune 100. Deep operating, marketing and tactical knowledge and experience.