Ronald S. Safer manages high-stakes cases with a focus in white collar crime and civil litigation. He serves as Schiff Hardin’s managing partner, co-leads the White Collar Crime and Corporate Compliance Group, and undertakes pro bono cases with dedication and concern.
Mr. Safer has successfully represented companies and individuals in matters such as accounting fraud, tax fraud, anti-kickback violations, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), environmental violations and securities fraud. He represents clients before the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and numerous state agencies.
When Mr. Safer takes a case, he pours over the facts and analyzes the complex concepts involved until he can shape them into clear, effective arguments. His impressive track record demonstrates his ability to command a courtroom while maintaining an unflinching commitment to his clients. "My clients' problems become my problems," he says.
His vast federal and state trial experience, paired with his unwavering work ethic and approachable demeanor, allows Mr. Safer to bring extraordinary value to his clients.