Richard F. Albert Named a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
March 8, 2023
Morvillo Abramowitz is proud to announce that Richard F. Albert has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. Founded in 1950, the College is composed of the best of the trial bar from the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Fellowship in the College is extended by invitation, and only after careful investigation, to those experienced trial lawyers of diverse backgrounds who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.
Renowned for his tenacious advocacy on behalf of his clients, Richard provides representation in white collar criminal and regulatory matters, and in civil litigation. His cases have included a wide range of allegations of securities fraud, including claims of market manipulation, insider trading, and accounting violations, as well as alleged Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, healthcare fraud, money laundering, antitrust violations, tax fraud, and obstruction of justice. He also has conducted internal investigations and represented public companies, banks, brokerage firms, hedge funds, and their officers and employees in complex civil litigation and arbitration.
Rich serves on the Board of Directors of the Legal Aid Society, and on the Board of the Federal Bar Foundation of the Federal Bar Council. He is also a former board member of the New York Council of Defense Lawyers.
For years, Rich represented indigent defendants as a member of the federal Criminal Justice Act Panel. Earlier in his career, he served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where he conducted a broad range of criminal investigations and trials.