The Firm

Sercarz & Riopelle, LLP is a law firm focused on the representation of individuals in criminal and civil litigation. The founding partners of the firm, Maurice H. Sercarz and Roland G. Riopelle, have over fifty years of litigation experience. Mr. Sercarz and Mr. Riopelle met in the early 1990’s when they were both involved in a lengthy trial involving the notorious Blue Thunder heroin ring – Mr. Sercarz as counsel to one of the lead defendants in the indictment, and Mr. Riopelle as a member of the prosecution team for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. In 2003, Mr. Sercarz and Mr. Riopelle formed Sercarz & Riopelle, LLP with a shared commitment to providing high quality, individualized representation at a reasonable cost. The firm represents individuals charged with a vast array of crimes, including insider trading, securities fraud, money laundering, mail and wire fraud, racketeering, public corruption, immigration fraud, narcotics distribution, as well as complex commercial and securities litigation, and administrative and governmental investigations.