Practice Areas

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Business and Commercial Litigation

White Collar Crime

The defense of individuals charged with wire or mail fraud, embezzlement, and other white-collar or corporate criminal activity is handled with skill and sensitivity by RMKB attorneys.

We have represented a large number of public officials and law-enforcement officers accused of wrongdoing. Often these cases are a magnet for publicity and one of our functions is to contain the publicity and work with the prosecutors toward a speedy resolution. When possible, we seek to determine whether the criminal charges arose from a misunderstanding or misrepresentation; where financial dealings are involved, we facilitate a prompt restitution of funds so that financial benefit is not an issue.

Over the years, we have defended many police officers and police associations against charges of excessive force, misconduct, and wrongful death. We have also provided the successful defense in the case of a San Francisco police officer charged by the FBI with domestic espionage for the Anti-Defamation League An individual or corporation accused of a white collar crime needs legal counsel whose approach is not only geared to a successful defense, but is concerned with protecting public or industry image. At Ropers, Majeski, the white collar crime practice group is headed by and staffed with former prosecutors whose knowledge of criminal law in the business area is unsurpassed.

Our white collar representation includes the defense of a Fortune 500 company, health care corporations. serious senior management personnel, physicians, police officers and public officers. The cases include homicide charges, hazardous waste violations, professional licensing problems, and theft of trade secret or confidential information.

Ropers Majeski attorneys are skilled in containing publicity and, where necessary, working with prosecutors for a speedy and sensible resolution of the case. Our investigative techniques are focused toward uncovering key issues that can quickly turn a case in a client’s favor. All in all, the Ropers. Majeski white collar crime team has just what a criminal defense needs - experience in protecting a client’s image while working towards a prompt and favorable resolution of the matter.