White collar crime is a term often used to describe nonviolent, financial crimes. Sometimes the cases involve fraud, theft, wire and bank fraud, embezzlement, false pretenses, money laundering and identity theft/fraud. In 2017, Neil Rockind was named a Top White Criminal Defense Lawyer by DBusiness Magazine. This honor was extended to only a handful lawyer’s in the state and Rockind Law’s Neil Rockind was among them.
Want evidence that the title and honor were well deserved, look no further than Rockind’s most recent trial, the acquittal of a general manager accused of Embezzlement Over $100,000 from his former employer. The trial lasted 2 weeks and according to many observers, Rockind’s skill and expertise in defending white collar cases and in trying cases were key factors in the outcome, a straight acquittal. From demanding records, getting discovery, developing a strategy, developing a theme to trying the case, Rockind was ready and prepared to get justice in this white collar embezzlement case and justice he obtained — a not guilty verdict returning the client’s life, liberty and reputation to the client. An article about the acquittal can be found here http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/news/local/2017/09/21/jury-finds-howell-man-not-guilty-embezzlement-capitol-harley-davidson/688299001/
Today, in his role as the WDIV legal expert, Rockind offered his expert opinion on another white collar case, this one from federal court. Two young men were charged with identify fraud and Rockind, relying on his legal expertise and experience, offered his opinion on the case . The article can be found here. https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/detroit-identity-thieves-caught-in-alabama-up-to-117-identities-stolen-