Randy Zelin is a partner of the firm and heads the firm’s white collar defense and government investigations, compliance and internal investigations practice areas. He resides in the firm’s Manhattan office.
Mr. Zelin has over 20 years of experience in representing business organizations, boards of directors, professionals, and individuals in all facets of complex criminal and civil matters in both State and Federal Courts, as well as before financial regulators and SROs. A former prosecutor, Mr. Zelin has handled numerous high profile cases representing stockbrokers, accountants, entrepreneurs, executives, attorneys, physicians and other prominent individuals. The scope of his practice is diversified, and includes securities fraud, insider trading, RICO, SEC, FINRA, Patriot Act and Sarbanes Oxley Act, tax fraud, mail/wire fraud, money laundering/structuring, bank fraud, mortgage fraud, bankruptcy fraud, antitrust and deceptive trade practices, public corruption, insurance fraud and abuse, as well as all other criminal law matters.
In addition to his practice, Mr. Zelin regularly appears as a legal analyst on FOX News, FOX Business, and FOX Radio to discuss noteworthy trials and legal issues. He has also appeared on the O’Reilly Factor, Geraldo at Large, Nancy Grace, Tru TV, CNN and CNN Headline News. Mr. Zelin is a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education programs on criminal law and procedure, and has taught as a guest instructor in various local law schools’ trial advocacy programs, as well as for the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg School of Law, J.D. 1987
Hofstra University, B.A. 1984
Mr. Zelin is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern & Northern Districts of New York, the District Court of New Jersey, and the 2d Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mr. Zelin is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the New York Criminal Bar Association and the Nassau County Bar Association.
In 2011, Mr Zelin was named as one of New York’s Super Lawyers®.