Richard Anthony Rice Jr.

Richard Anthony Rice Jr.

Former Federal Prosecutor, Trusted Defense Counsel
  • Criminal Law, White Collar Crime
  • District of Columbia, Georgia, Virginia
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As a former federal prosecutor and a dedicated criminal defense attorney, Attorney Richard Rice fights diligently to safeguard the rights of his clients. As a member of Mensa International, an organization only open to those persons whose IQ is in the top 2% of world’s population, he uses his considerable experience and knowledge of the law to defend his client’s futures

For his dedication, Attorney Richard Rice has been honored to receive numerous accolades, including:
Being named a “Legal Elite” by Georgia Trend Magazine
Inclusion on the Georgia Super Lawyers® list
An Avvo Rating of 10.0 Superb
Being named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers

As an Assistant United States Attorney, Richard Rice served as a federal prosecutor in the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) section. He investigated and prosecuted international drug trafficking and money laundering organizations operating throughout the Western hemisphere. Mr. Rice was an expert in investigations involving electronic surveillance, such as Title III (wiretap) investigations.

Richard Rice now concentrates on helping individuals and companies under investigation or under indictment. Practice areas include:
• Civil and criminal forfeiture proceedings
• Computer and internet crimes
• Corruption, including bribery, kickbacks and theft of honest services
• Criminal and civil RICO proceedings
• Environmental criminal and regulatory enforcement actions
• Espionage and terrorism cases
• Federal tax violations
• Financial, banking, and securities laws violations
• Foreign Corrupt Practice Act violations
• Fraud, including international and domestic fraud schemes of every type
• Government contract investigations
• Grand jury subpoenas or investigations
• Health care fraud
• Internet crimes
• Money laundering
• Mortgage fraud
• Public and private corruption, bribery, and kickback schemes
• Securities Fraud
• Smuggling and Importation

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
White Collar Crime
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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State Bar of Georgia
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Virginia State Bar
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  • Spanish
Professional Experience
The Rice Law Firm, LLC
Hunton & Williams LLP
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
United States Attorney's Office
United States Department of Justice
U.S. Navy
University of Notre Dame
J.D. (1994)
Honors: White Scholar, The Thomas J. White Center on Law & Government
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University System of Georgia - University of Georgia
B.A. (1990)
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Contact & Map
3495 Piedmont Rd NE
10 Piedmont Center, Suite 110
Atlanta, GA 30305
Telephone: (404) 835-0783
Fax: (404) 481-3057
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