Provided by Ralph G. Marra
Criminal & Regulatory Defense
Internal Investigations & Legal Compliance
Healthcare Law & Licensing
Employment Litigation & Counseling
Ralph is Senior Counsel with Calcagni & Kanefsky. As a veteran trial lawyer who draws on his extensive government experience as a federal prosecutor and lead counsel for the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, Ralph represents entities and individuals in sensitive, high-stakes matters. He focuses on internal and government investigations, corporate compliance and governance, complex regulatory concerns, crisis management, white collar defense, and arbitration and mediation.
Appointed Acting United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Ralph was the state’s chief federal law enforcement officer, directing the work of approximately 140 federal prosecutors and overseeing all criminal and civil matters involving the United States government. As General Counsel to the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, Ralph advised the Authority’s Commissioners and President on all aspects of the Authority’s business, which included oversight of the state’s two racetracks, implementation of sports betting, complex commercial contracting and litigation, and labor relations.
Through his public service and private practice, Ralph has wide-ranging experience in varied industries, including healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and life sciences; racing and sports betting; financial services; consumer products; and environmental compliance and land use.
Ralph is a certified mediator and is on the roster of mediators for the U.S. District Court of New Jersey, and for the Superior Court of New Jersey for Essex, Hudson, Morris, Union, and Passaic Counties. He regularly mediates commercial and personal injury disputes and is a member of the Justice Marie L. Garibaldi American Inn of Court for Alternative Dispute Resolution.