Lorraine Gauli-RufoProviding Legal Representation for White Collar Crime in New Jersey and New York City
“I am the person to call when you are first contacted by the government, or when you or a loved one are faced with potential criminal charges, are involved in a criminal investigation, or charged with a crime by federal government. Whether it is the IRS, the FBI, state or local investigative authorities, state or federal prosecutors, or other governmental agencies…call me when first contacted by the government, and I can help protect your valuable rights.”
– Lorraine Gauli-Rufo, attorney
Experienced and Aggressive Representation Specializing in Criminal Defense
For 25 years, Lorraine Gauli-Rufo has offered top-notch legal representation as an accomplished and respected federal criminal defense attorney. 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, sentencings and appeals.
Ms. Gauli-Rufo is a standout choice for clients looking for zealous and effective representation 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 or state agent, or notified of a potential criminal matter, contact Ms. Gauli-Rufo immediately.
Let an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney Defend Your Rights in Federal Court
Ms. Gauli-Rufo provides quality representation based upon each of her client’s individual needs and circumstances. No two cases are the same, and the representation of each client should be tailored to the facts and circumstances of their particular case. Lorraine Gauli-Rufo has invaluable experience not only with white collar crimes, but as a gun and drug crime lawyer in New Jersey and NYC as well as other surrounding cities. She has a wide-area of experience, having successfully tried cases involving money laundering, mail fraud, wire fraud, bank fraud, mortgage fraud, securities fraud, firearms, immigration, child pornography, computer, internet, environmental as well as crimes dealing with various federal agencies. In short, Ms. Gauli-Rufo is the person you should seek to defend you in any federal criminal matter.
Types of Criminal Cases LGR Law Handles
Lorraine Gauli-Rufo has handled a variety of federal criminal cases, and has achieved many below Guideline sentences for her clients. Moreover, she has been able to obtain many dismissals and acquittals of cases for her clients. She has handled cases such as money laundering, mail fraud, wire fraud, mortgage fraud, securities fraud, tax fraud, healthcare fraud, credit card fraud, bank fraud, drug crimes, as well as extortion, bribery, RICO matters, immigration offenses, firearms charges, conspiracy offenses, child pornography, bank robberies and Hobbs Act charges. She is a well-regarded New York City & New Jersey Federal criminal defense attorney.
Defending Clients Against Federal Criminal Charges
Ms. Gauli-Rufo’s reputation as a prominent federal criminal defense attorney is based on her experience, professional work ethic, as well as her compassionate and dedicated representation of her clients. Her clients include business executives, doctors, lawyers, police officers, federal agents, and people from all walks of life, who are charged or threatened with federal crimes. She gives individualized attention to each client, based upon the facts of their particular case. With offices in New Jersey and Manhattan, she is able to work in the federal courts in NYC and NJ, as well as all surrounding cities.
Primary Practice Areas
Specializing in Criminal Defense in New Jersey Federal Courts and the Southern and Eastern Districts of NY
Lorraine Gauli-Rufo has handled a variety of federal criminal cases, and has achieved many below Guideline sentences for her clients.
Federal Criminal Law
In short, Ms. Gauli-Rufo is the person you should seek to defend you in any federal criminal matter.
And many other federal and state crimes including:
- Conspiracy offenses
- Serious drug offenses
- Bank Robbery
- Hobbs Act Offenses
- Gambling Offenses
- Child Pornography
- Immigration Offenses (Reentry)
- and Firearms offenses
Having handled over 1000 criminal cases, and many jury trials, Ms. Gauli-Rufo has earned the reputation of a zealous attorney and effective advocate on behalf of her clients. Her goal is to give each client the type of personal attention they deserve, listening to what they have to say, and providing legal advice and direction on an individual basis.
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.
Lorraine was an exceptional attorney who was punctual at every meeting. She called me ant text[ed] me from time to time, and she worked with the [AUSA] well. Lorraine made sure I knew when court was and how to get there. She also [met with me] on Sundays because I could only get a ride then. We went over paperwork so I understood and [she] always told me what was going to take place. She only missed one meeting but had someone from her firm there to replace her. Overall, she was great and [I] would recommend her.
Lorraine worked very hard and achieved a decision I could not have even dared hoped for….She truly cares about her clients and their families. She is a good person to have on your side.
I can’t say enough about, Ms. Lorraine Gauli-Rufo. Before I spoke to her about my case, I was very uneasy about my situation. I immediately felt comfortable after my very first meeting and was treated with respect and kindness. This made a stressful period in my life bearable. Along with her years of experience and expertise, I would strongly recommend her.
Lorraine’s meritorious professionalism did miracles to my case. She worked and fought hard to prevent me from incarceration even though I plead guilty to the charges against me. She was never tired nor fed up with my numerous phone calls and questions about her opinion to my concerns. She made me feel very comfortable and explained the process verbatim. the case that seem like insurmountable mountain to me was suppressed by her, and all the while, she was very honest and trustworthy to the extent that my perpetual fear vanished. It was very clear to me that I could fully trust and depend on her. Besides all the above, she’s a superb human being. She’s highly recommended to anybody in need of her service, you will not regret it.
I came to Ms. Gauli Rufo with an extemely complex and frustrating case. Her confidence and calm demeanor did much to assuage my fears, and while she prepared me that she was an “aggressive” law firm, I did not realize how significant that was until I saw her and her assistant in action. They were superb and wrapped up a case I thought would take months of torture in a few weeks. The were charming and kept me informed at every turn. I would highly recommend them as a firm, and while I hope to not need their services in the future, I feel at ease knowing that she will be there in my corner when and if I need her. She is a hidden gem, apart from the big city, but with the tenacity and drive to provide her clients with top rated service. As an emergency physician, I value that skill and dedication in a professional. Sincerely, Dr. Dave
My Name is Vladimir S., and I want everyone to know that Ms. Gauli-Rufo is an excellent attorney. I had a serious federal felony that I ended up pleading guilty to. The government wanted me to serve jail time, but through Ms. Gauli-Rufo’s hard work and commitment, I was able to stay out of jail and be put on probation. In the beginning of my case, she said she was going to work hard for me and fight for me, and she came through for me each time. I cannot say enough about her. If it wasn’t for her, I don’t know where I would be today. Thank you, Ms. Gauli-Rufo, for everything you have done for me.
I had used her once in criminal at Essex family court, and she was awesome, smart, and took care of me on point. I also used her for driving points and no disappointments straight on the ball game… she is fantastic. I will recommend her to anyone.
After my initial consult with Lorraine I felt very comfortable and confident working with her. I rate her 5 stars !!! You will learn that Lorraine is very experienced as a federal defense attorney and knows her way around the courts. I highly recommend that you call her office.
She explained everything to me in detail AND FOUND OUT THE TRUTH about my case. She knows what she is doing and if she does not have the answer for you right away she will get it for you. We need more lawyers who care and can get the job done.