Press

Corporate Fraud


Roland Riopelle provides legal insight and commentary to the New York Times on high profile white collar crime cases such as the late trading mutual fund case and the prosecution of Richard M. Scrushy, the former chief executive of HealthSouth.




Ex-Broker Acquitted on Most Mutual Fund Charges
By Riva D. Atlas and
Reed Abelson
Published June 10, 2005

“Roland G. Riopelle, a former federal prosecutor who practices law at Sercarz & Riopelle, said Mr. Spitzer was responsible for a sweeping overhaul of the mutual fund industry, through agreements and settlements with executives and companies.

“’He’s accomplished a hell of a lot long before this case went to the jury,’ he said.”

For Scrushy, Vexed Jury Could Still Give Verdict
By Reed Abelson
Published May 30, 2005

A Syle that Connected with Hometown Jurors
By Reed Abelson and John Glater
Published June 29, 2005

“Some lawyers said they thought the strategy might have helped the defense. ‘Those efforts that he [Scrushy] made, going on TV down there in Alabama and all the rest, must have helped him,’ said Roland Riopelle, a former prosecutor and now a partner at Sercarz & Riopelle in New York.”


For Scrushy, Vexed Jury Could Still Give Verdict
By Reed Abelson
Published May 30, 2005

A Syle that Connected with Hometown Jurors
By Reed Abelson and John Glater
Published June 29, 2005

“Some lawyers said they thought the strategy might have helped the defense. ‘Those efforts that he [Scrushy] made, going on TV down there in Alabama and all the rest, must have helped him,’ said Roland Riopelle, a former prosecutor and now a partner at Sercarz & Riopelle in New York.”