Fox Rothschild LLP Welcomes Seasoned DC Litigator Frank Razzano

January 21, 2014 – Press Releases

Enhancing its litigation team, Fox is proud to welcome veteran litigator Frank Razzano, as counsel in the firm’s DC office.

Razzano focuses his practice on both civil and criminal litigation with an emphasis on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement and white collar criminal defense. He has more than 42 years of civil and criminal jury trial experience.

“Frank brings a distinctive background to the firm with his extensive experience,” said Dirk Haire, office managing partner. “We are confident his addition will deliver notable value to our DC client base, as well as to the firm’s local and national trial team.”

As a former Assistant United States Attorney, Razzano had significant experience handling political corruption, mail fraud and international criminal matters, including prosecuting overseas corruption cases. He also has defended clients in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), money-laundering, customs and criminal securities cases involving Canada, New Zealand, Germany, the Bahamas, Japan, Costa Rica and the Cayman Islands.

Razzano also served as Assistant Chief Trial Attorney at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission where he handled stock manipulation and cooked book cases.

A seasoned and respected voice in his industry, Razzano frequently writes on topics affecting his industry. He is often featured as a commentator on CNN, CBS, Fox and CNBC regarding SEC enforcement and white-collar crime. Frank is widely published on topics surrounding the FCPA, money-laundering and securities enforcement.

Razaano also served as an adjunct professor of law at the University of Maryland Law School for sixteen years, where he taught classes on business crimes, federal securities litigation, international criminal law, regulation of securities markets and evidence. He also served as a visiting professor at the Catholic University of Poland, the University of Dnepropetrovsk in the Ukraine and Tallin Technological University in Estonia.

Razzano earned his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 1972 and his B.A. from St. Louis University in 1969.