Best Lawyers for Criminal Defense: White-Collar in Florida, United States

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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar Qui Tam Law Litigation - Health Care
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  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
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    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Corporate Governance Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
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    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
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    Litigation - Securities Litigation - Intellectual Property Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
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    Appellate Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Sarasota, Florida
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    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida Orlando, Florida
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    Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice Family Law
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Joseph A. DeMaria

Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar Litigation - Construction Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Tallahassee, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Tallahassee, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Administrative / Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Orlando, Florida Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice
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  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Health Care Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar Bet-the-Company Litigation
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  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate Compliance Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar Litigation - Securities
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Coral Gables, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Bet-the-Company Litigation Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Coral Gables, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Commercial Litigation Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Corporate Compliance Law Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    West Palm Beach, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Litigation - Banking and Finance
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  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Civil Rights Law Employment Law - Individuals Appellate Practice Criminal Defense: General Practice First Amendment Law
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Bet-the-Company Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: General Practice
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Appellate Practice Criminal Defense: General Practice
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  • Location:
    Pensacola, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice
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  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: General Practice Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Commercial Litigation Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice
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  • Location:
    Coral Gables, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Tampa, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Environmental Law Criminal Defense: White-Collar Commercial Litigation Litigation - Environmental
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  • Location:
    Miami, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar
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  • Location:
    Jacksonville, Florida
  • Practice Areas:
    Criminal Defense: White-Collar Criminal Defense: General Practice Appellate Practice

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Practice Area Definition

Criminal Defense: White-Collar Definition

Once a niche practice developed by only some law firms, white-collar defense has become a core practice with national and international scope at most large American law firms. Over the last 15 years, white-collar defense has grown to respond to the globalization of both American and foreign corporations, the expansion of government oversight of businesses in the U.S. and abroad, and the numerous financial scandals that have erupted over the same period.

“White-collar defense” captures a broad set of substantive areas of the law, all of them arising from the myriad ways that local, state, federal, and foreign governments regulate businesses and entrepreneurs — what they say to investors and the general public about their own successes and failures (securities law); how they compete with one another (antitrust law); how they win business, deliver services, and seek payment when governments are themselves the customers (False Claims Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act); how businesses treat the environment; and whether they comply with general laws against theft, fraud, bribery, tax evasion and corruption. Public officials must navigate similar rules and thus present similar types of issues included under the broad category of white-collar defense.

The practice demands particularly versatile lawyers who deliver a range of services. White-collar lawyers try cases in court. They also specialize in risk management and compliance, training businesses and their individual employees about ways to minimize potential criminal and civil liability. Corporations engage white-collar lawyers to conduct internal investigations of their own business practices to assess and prepare for the risk of criminal and civil liability. Individuals and corporations demand white-collar representation as much when they are merely witnesses to alleged wrongdoing as when they are accused of it. White-collar litigation also involves assessing victims’ damages and their potential remedies as well as representing those accused of wrongdoing in administrative and court proceedings.

White-collar practices also must anticipate and prepare for the potential trajectory of a white-collar case. For example, an internal investigation identifying potential criminal or civil issues can lead to government enforcement actions and follow-up civil claims by alleged victims or competitors — all arising from the same conduct. The risk of criminal punishment and civil fines and liability potentially running into the billions of dollars, increase the complexity of white-collar matters and the demand for sophisticated counsel.
Once a niche practice developed by only some law firms, white-collar defense has become a core practice with national and international scope at most large American law firms. Over the last 15 years, white-collar defense has grown to respond to the globalization of both American and foreign corporations, the expansion of government oversight of businesses in the U.S. and abroad, and the numerous financial scandals that have erupted over the same period.

“White-collar defense” captures a broad set of substantive areas of the law, all of them arising from the myriad ways that local, state, federal, and foreign governments regulate businesses and entrepreneurs — what they say to investors and the general public about their own successes and failures (securities law); how they compete with one another (antitrust law); how they win business, deliver services, and seek payment when governments are themselves the customers (False Claims Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act); how businesses treat the environment; and whether they comply with general laws against theft, fraud, bribery, tax evasion and corruption. Public officials must navigate similar rules and thus present similar types of issues included under the broad category of white-collar defense.

The practice demands particularly versatile lawyers who deliver a range of services. White-collar lawyers try cases in court. They also specialize in risk management and compliance, training businesses and their individual employees about ways to minimize potential criminal and civil liability. Corporations engage white-collar lawyers to conduct internal investigations of their own business practices to assess and prepare for the risk of criminal and civil liability. Individuals and corporations demand white-collar representation as much when they are merely witnesses to alleged wrongdoing as when they are accused of it. White-collar litigation also involves assessing victims’ damages and their potential remedies as well as representing those accused of wrongdoing in administrative and court proceedings.

White-collar practices also must anticipate and prepare for the potential trajectory of a white-collar case. For example, an internal investigation identifying potential criminal or civil issues can lead to government enforcement actions and follow-up civil claims by alleged victims or competitors — all arising from the same conduct. The risk of criminal punishment and civil fines and liability potentially running into the billions of dollars, increase the complexity of white-collar matters and the demand for sophisticated counsel.