Lorraine Gauli-Rufo, Esq. & AssociatesAttorney Lorraine Gauli-Rufo provides legal representation for criminal matters in New York City and in Verona, Montclair, and surrounding areas of New Jersey, with a focus on Federal Criminal Defense
“We fight for your rights and protect your freedom when you are threatened or charged with a federal crime.”
Lorraine Gauli-Rufo was selected as a Super Lawyers in New Jersey for White Collar Criminal Defense (2017 -2024) and in Metro, New York City for Criminal Defense (2017-2024).
Experienced, Aggressive and Effective Representation – Specializing in Federal Criminal Defense in New Jersey and New York
For more than 25 years, Lorraine Gauli-Rufo of LGR Law, LLC has offered top-notch legal representation to her clients and is a trusted and respected federal criminal defense attorney in the Newark, NJ area as well as New York City. She defends the rights of the accused in federal courts throughout the United States, with a focus on New Jersey and Manhattan, New York federal courts. Ms. Gauli-Rufo has tried numerous cases and has a wealth of experience in all phases of criminal litigation including trials, motion practice, plea hearings, sentencing, and appeals. She has achieved many below Guideline sentences for her clients. She also represents many clients who are either the subjects or the targets of federal criminal investigations as well as individuals and corporations who are served with federal grand jury subpoenas.
Ms. Gauli-Rufo and her office are the standout choice for those looking for quality representation in the New York City and Montclair area. She is a zealous advocate for protecting her client’s rights from the beginning stages of a criminal matter to its conclusion. She is also considered a tough and successful negotiator with plea agreements. When you are first contacted by the federal government or any federal agency or notified of a potential criminal matter, immediately contact Ms. Gauli-Rufo of LGR law.
Primary Practice Areas
Specializing in Criminal Defense in New Jersey Federal Courts and the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Representative Federal Criminal Matters
Ms. Gauli-Rufo and LGR Law have defended a wide range of criminal matters in both federal and state courts in New York and New Jersey.
News & Articles
Criminal defense attorney, Lorraine Gauli-Rufo shares news and articles pertaining to criminal and federal law
What is federal bank fraud? Federal Bank Fraud is set forth at 18 U.S.C. § 1344 and provides that anyone who knowingly executes a scheme in order to defraud a financial institution to obtain money or property from a financial institution using fraudulent...
What Is a federal crime? Federal crimes are crimes that are codified by the United States Congress in statutes or set forth in federal rules or regulations. Some federal and state crimes are the same or similar. For example, both states and the federal government have...
What is Federal Tax Fraud? Federal tax fraud is the intentional attempt to defraud the IRS or evade the payment of taxes. It occurs when an individual or company intentionally fails to pay taxes owed, fails to file an income tax return and fails to report income...
What Is a RICO Offense RICO is short for the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizational Act, a federal law passed in 1970 to fight organized crime. In a nutshell, RICO allows the federal government to charge many people for broad activities that it determines are...
A federal white-collar crime is usually classified as non-violent crime and may include fraud charges, including healthcare fraud, money laundering, securities fraud, bank fraud. While the name “white collar” is derived from the people who typically commit these...
Why are people wrongfully convicted? Due in part to the wonderful work of people like those associated with the Innocence Project – many defendants who were wrongfully convicted are exonerated. However, many of these people have already served several years in...
Quotes From Our Clients
Ms. Lorraine Gauli-Rufo represented me on a case a few years ago. She did a great job and I will recommend her with all confidence. She’s diligent, conscientious and utterly trustworthy.