I am Dedicated to Helping Clients who Find Themselves Confronted by any Level of Government.
Richard Serafini has an extensive background in representing persons and businesses in white collar, enforcement, and complex civil cases. Mr. Serafini is particularly experienced in jury trials having tried complex cases throughout the United States.
The industries in which Mr. Serafini has represented clients include securities, health care, banking, education, and energy. He is also very experienced in civil RICO, asset forfeiture, money laundering, accounting issues, internal investigations, and corporate compliance issues.
While at the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Serafini received numerous awards for service and acheivement including a Special Commendation Award from the Criminal Division of DOJ.
Mr. Serafini has served as an expert commentator for a number of news outlets. He has been interviewed about white collar crime and securities enforcement by the following news services: The New York Times, The Miami Herald, The Wall Street Journal, The Sun-Sentinel, CNN, CNBC, USA Today Radio, CBS News Radio, news radio stations in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Miami.
Retainer (always), Free consultation (60 minutes)
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1993||01/30/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||2014|
|Special Commendation Award||U.S. Department of Justice||2000|
|Commendation||U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of California||2000|
|Letter of Commendation||Criminal Division, Department of Justice||1995|
|Letter of Commendation||U.S. Attorney for the Easter District of Virginia||1995|
|Letter of Commendation||Attorney General of the United States||1994|
|Letter of Commendation||Mayor of the City of New York||1981|
|Attorney||Serafini Law Office, LLC||2011 - Present|
|Of Counsel||Ruden McClosky||2010 - Present|
|N/A||Adams, Cassidy & Phillippi||2009 - 2010|
|N/A||Greenberg Traurig||2003 - 2008|
|N/A||Broad & Cassel||2001 - 2003|
|Trial Attorney||U. S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division||1990 - 2000|
|Branch Chief||U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission||1986 - 1989|
|Assistant Attorney General||New York State Attorney General's Office||1983 - 1986|
|Examining Attorney||New York City Department of Investigation||1979 - 1983|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||N/A||N/A|
|Miami-Dade County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Broward County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Federal Bar Association, Federal Litigation Section||N/A||N/A|
|United States v. Patrick Campbell||Client acquitted of all charges|
|United States v. John That Luong, et al.||Conviction after trial|
|United States v. Psychiatric Institutes of America||Guilty plea|
|See all legal cases|
|White Collar, Securites, and Health Care||SAC Capital Advisors Likely to Be Indicted||2013|
|Daily Business Review||Expect More Policing of Offshore Tax Havens in Wake of Settlement||2011|
|Temple University - James E. Beasley School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1979|
|University of Pennsylvania||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1976|
|From the Boardroom to the Courtroom||Criminalization of Corporate Conduct||2011|
|Audio Educator Series||Responding to Government Investigations||2010|
|13th Annual Kentucky Sleep Medicine Conference||Fraud and abuse, Stark regulations, legal developments||2009|