White Collar Criminal Defense; Antitrust & Trade Regulation Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Construction Litigation; Corporate Investigations; Environmental Regulation & Litigation; False Claims/Qui Tam; Litigation Services; Professional Liability & Discipline
Ralph is the former chief of the White Collar Crime section of the Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio. He represents individuals and corporations in a wide range of government white-collar criminal investigations, including environmental, health care, securities fraud, antitrust, tax, FCPA, federal elections and government procurement matters. In addition, a major portion of Ralph's practice involves complex commercial disputes, environmental litigation matters and defense of professional negligence claims. Ralph also has extensive experience in construction and real estate disputes.
Fellow, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association; American and Ohio Bar Associations; Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, The Trial Lawyer Honorary Society; Master Bencher, The Judge John M. Manos Inn of Court; Life Member, Conference of the Eighth Judicial District of Ohio; Member, Judicial Advisory Committee to the U.S. District Court (Northern District of Ohio); Member of Panel of Mediators for Commercial Disputes - Cuyahoga County, Ohio Common Pleas Court; Member, U.S. Attorney's Advisory Council; Leadership Cleveland, Class of 2006