Ronald Safer manages complex, high-stakes cases with a focus in white collar crime and civil litigation. He has successfully represented companies and individuals in matters such as accounting fraud, tax fraud, anti-kickback violations, FCPA, environmental violations and securities fraud. He represents clients before the U.S. Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Trade Commission and numerous state agencies
Ron’s track record demonstrates his ability to command a courtroom while maintaining an unflinching commitment to his clients. His vast federal and state trial experience, paired with his unwavering work ethic and approachable demeanor, allows him to bring extraordinary value to his clients.
In 1989, Ron joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Chicago and rose to Chief of the Criminal Division, successfully prosecuting more than one hundred defendants during his tenure. He prosecuted cases ranging from complex financial frauds and public corruption to sophisticated continuing criminal enterprises. He conducted dozens of jury trials and argued many significant cases to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ron’s civil litigation experience involves representing corporations and individuals before numerous state and federal courts and agencies. As an accomplished criminal defense lawyer, he helps corporations and individuals fight the odds against them in criminal prosecutions. Ron’s experience as a federal prosecutor position him as a skilled and effective leader of internal investigations for his clients.