Richard Anthony Rice Jr.

Richard Anthony Rice Jr.

Former Federal Prosecutor, Trusted Defense Counsel
  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime
  • District of Columbia, Georgia, Virginia
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Summary

As a former federal prosecutor and a dedicated criminal defense attorney, Attorney Richard Rice fights diligently to safeguard the rights of his clients. As a member of Mensa International, an organization only open to those persons whose IQ is in the top 2% of world’s population, he uses his considerable experience and knowledge of the law to defend his client’s futures

For his dedication, Attorney Richard Rice has been honored to receive numerous accolades, including:
Being named a “Legal Elite” by Georgia Trend Magazine
Inclusion on the Georgia Super Lawyers® list
An Avvo Rating of 10.0 Superb
Being named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers

As an Assistant United States Attorney, Richard Rice served as a federal prosecutor in the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) section. He investigated and prosecuted international drug trafficking and money laundering organizations operating throughout the Western hemisphere. Mr. Rice was an expert in investigations involving electronic surveillance, such as Title III (wiretap) investigations.

Richard Rice now concentrates on helping individuals and companies under investigation or under indictment. Practice areas include:
• Civil and criminal forfeiture proceedings
• Computer and internet crimes
• Corruption, including bribery, kickbacks and theft of honest services
• Criminal and civil RICO proceedings
• Environmental criminal and regulatory enforcement actions
• Espionage and terrorism cases
• Federal tax violations
• Financial, banking, and securities laws violations
• Foreign Corrupt Practice Act violations
• Fraud, including international and domestic fraud schemes of every type
• Government contract investigations
• Grand jury subpoenas or investigations
• Health care fraud
• Internet crimes
• Money laundering
• Mortgage fraud
• Public and private corruption, bribery, and kickback schemes
• Securities Fraud
• Smuggling and Importation

Education
University of Notre Dame
J.D. (1994)
Honors: White Scholar, The Thomas J. White Center on Law & Government
University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
B.A. (1990)
Professional Experience
The Rice Law Firm, LLC
Current
Hunton & Williams LLP
Current
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Current
United States Attorney's Office
Current
United States Department of Justice
Current
U.S. Navy
Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
Georgia
State Bar of Georgia
Virginia
Virginia State Bar
Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • White Collar Crime
Languages
  • Spanish
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
3495 Piedmont Rd NE
10 Piedmont Center, Suite 110
Atlanta, GA 30305
USA
Telephone: (404) 835-0783
Fax: (404) 481-3057