Robin Eliani PLLC
Robin Eliani represents businesses and individuals in a broad range of white collar criminal defense. Robin’s practice includes internal corporate investigations, government regulatory matters, and compliance counseling. Robin and her husband are both business owners. As such, Robin provides her clients with unique insight and understanding of the disruption, stress and cost of litigation for small businesses and individuals. She also advises clients on a wide range of commercial litigation matters, including securities defense, civil fraud claims, and civil RICO matters.
Robin has extensive experience in complex criminal and regulatory defense litigation involving white collar and antitrust matters, in state and federal courts in Florida and around the country. She has acted as lead trial lawyer in a variety of trials, most recently successfully obtaining an acquittal for an attorney in a complex mortgage fraud case in the Southern District of Florida. In addition, she co-tried a groundbreaking case in which the defense secured an acquittal of all 141 counts against a medical doctor. Robin was part of the appellate team that convinced the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals that the evidence against a doctor in a Medicare fraud scheme was not enough to show that she willingly joined a conspiracy to submit false claims to the government, and the district court erred in denying her motion for acquittal. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit overturned her conviction. Robin has handled cases involving complex tax, anti-trust, wire fraud, mail fraud, RICO, money laundering, Sarbanes-Oxley, drug trafficking, bank fraud, healthcare fraud; as well as alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, FDA regulations, and the Arms Export Controls Act. Before founding Robin Eliani PLLC, she worked for a national law firm leading the Miami office’s White Collar practice. She also served as a clerk for United States District Judge Ursula Ungaro, in the Southern District of Florida. Robin earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from University of Miami School of Law in 2004. She received a B.A. from Florida State University in 2000.
Robin is admitted to practice in the United State Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Southern District of Florida, Florida and Massachusetts.
Robin has consistently been named as a “Top Lawyer” in the South Florida Legal Guide. in both 2009 and 2012, Robin was a Finalist in the Daily Business Review’s Annual Most Effective Lawyers Category. She has been awarded the prestigious FACDL Miami, Rodney Thaxton “Against All Odds” Award and was also named as one of the 40 Under 40 Top Lawyers in Miami by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.