Rich, Counsel with Calcagni & Kanefsky, focuses his practice on corporate investigations and integrity as well as white collar criminal and regulatory defense. Having litigated at a global Am Law 100 law firm and served as a Senior Attorney and Trust & Compliance Officer with a multinational technology company, Rich has extensive experience navigating complex civil litigation and all manner of internal investigations.
Before joining Calcagni & Kanefsky, Rich was a Senior Attorney and Trust & Compliance Officer with IBM, guiding the company on compliance-related matters with a focus on anti-bribery and corruption. Before his in-house role, Rich was Counsel at a global, Am Law 100 law firm, representing companies and individuals in high-stakes criminal, congressional, and regulatory investigations and enforcement matters, internal investigations, and civil litigation.
Rich served as a judicial law clerk for United States District Judge Denis R. Hurley and United States Magistrate Judge A. Kathleen Tomlinson, both in the Eastern District of New York.
Rich is the recipient of the 2019 Pro Bono Achievement Award by Sanctuary for Families, a non-profit organization dedicated to aiding victims of domestic violence and their children. He has been selected by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for the New York Metropolitan area. Rich also serves his alma mater as a board member for the St. John’s University School of Law Alumni Association.