Former DOJ Trial Attorney David J. Stander Provides Experienced Representation in Civil RICO Litigation
David J. Stander, Esq. is an Attorney who can assist in the representation of clients involved in civil RICO litigation. Please See Blog- Recent Developments in RICO Law and White-Collar Crime. Mr. Stander worked for twenty years as a Trial Attorney in the Organized Crime and Racketeering Section of the U.S. Department of Justice. Mr. Stander litigated a civil RICO class action case for a nationwide law firm, and provides consulting to experienced attorneys who may lack expertise in civil RICO law.
Litigating a civil RICO claim is a time intensive and complex legal endeavor. Effective and competent litigators may have a basic understanding of the RICO statute but it takes not only months, but many years, to even begin to master the intricacies of this complex federal statute.
Mr. Stander assists civil RICO plaintiffs in drafting Complaints, drafting Amended Complaints, drafting Responses in Opposition to Motions to Dismiss, and drafting appeals. Mr. Stander is a highly skilled writer and he publishes nationwide on civil RICO. Mr. Stander has been retained to be an expert witness in complex civil RICO litigation. Mr. Stander will be able to determine whether a client has a meritorious defense to a civil RICO claim, as well as determine whether the facts would support a civil RICO claim. A civil RICO claim could be of invaluable benefit to clients when one considers the possibility for treble damages and awards of attorney fees.
Mr. Stander also seeks to co-partner with superior law firms seeking to bring or defend a RICO claim but who may need specialized knowledge involving RICO litigation. Mr. Stander also provides consulting to experienced attorneys who may need specialized assistance in a complex civil RICO fraud case.
There are varied defenses a skilled RICO practitioner can utilize to defeat a RICO claim. For example, the RICO complaint may not be pleaded with sufficient particularity when mail or wire fraud allegations are alleged; the RICO “person,” particularly when a corporate defendant is alleged, may not be distinct from the enterprise; or the pattern of racketeering activity may not sufficiently be “continuous,” or related to the enterprise. There are other technical defenses to RICO claims -- such as the “single-episode rule,” and the Reves “operation and management” test -- which must be thoroughly understood in properly defending or bringing a RICO claim.
Mr. Stander provides services to (1) individual clients seeking assistance in bringing or defending a civil RICO claim; and (2) attorneys and law firms who may need specialized assistance or consulting when bringing or defending complex civil RICO claims.
Rates and References
Mr. Stander usually bills by the hour and his rates are reasonable. Mr. Stander has a long list of references, provided upon request, who strongly recommend retaining Mr. Stander when assistance is needed in a civil RICO claim.
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