Richard A. Serafini Attorney Profile

Richard-Serafini-Page-ProfileRichard A. Serafini, Esq., the principal of Serafini Law Office, LLC, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida is distinguished by a number of factors. Mr. Serafini is a former federal prosecutor. He spent 10 years as a senior prosecutor at the United States Department of Justice. He was a fraud and organized crime prosecutor, serving in both the Fraud Section and as a Strike Force attorney in the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section of Main Justice in Washington, DC. In these positions, Mr. Serafini represented the United States in the largest and most complex cases in federal courts throughout the country.

Before joining the Justice Department Mr. Serafini served as a supervisor in the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In this position he supervised six enforcement attorneys. His portfolio of enforcement cases involved fraud, such as insider trading, market manipulation, accounting cases, and books and records cases.

At the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission Mr. Serafini received numerous awards and commendations for outstanding achievements.

Since leaving government service Mr. Serafini has been in the private practice of law. Initially, he worked at large law firms including one of the largest in the country before opening a solo practice. He has 13 years experience representing clients in the private sector. Mr. Serafini brings his wealth of experience to the aid of his clients. He distinguishes himself by engaging government attorneys early in the investigative process in an attempt to prevent the bringing of charges against his clients. Experience has taught him that a government charge itself may have devastating consequences for individuals and businesses. If unable to prevent the filing of an action, Mr. Serafini is exceptionally experienced at handling the matter through every stage of the process to help his clients achieve the best possible results.

Mr. Serafini is very experienced in practice before the federal courts of the United States. He has handled federal court cases in Florida, New York, the District of Columbia, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Nevada, and California. He is thoroughly accomplished in all aspects of federal practice and trial work. Additionally,  Mr. Serafini handles a select number of complex state cases.

Because Mr. Serafini is a sole practitioner, he handles a limited number of cases at any given time so that he may provide the personal service to which all clients are entitled.

Mr. Serafini has the top Martindale Hubble peer review rating of “AV.” Additionally, AVVO legal ratings judges him to be “excellent.”