Howard Foster, a RICO Attorney for most of his career, has achieved extraordinary results for his clients. His appellate victories have created new legal causes of action. He has resolved cases that other lawyers refused to pursue achieving credibility in the Federal Judiciary. His RICO cases are treated fairly and not with the hostility exhibited by many judges handling civil RICO lawsuits. Here are some of our famous and recent wins.
Meet Our Team
Howard Foster has been practicing law for more than two decades and RICO Law for the last 14 years. He is a graduate of Brandeis University and Boston University Law School. He has litigated many […]
Matthew A. Galin
Matthew A. Galin, a RICO attorney, is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations (2001) and Northwestern University Law School (2004). He joined Howard Foster’s RICO law practice upon graduation in […]
History Of Success
Cohen v. Cohen
711 F.3d 353 (2nd Cir. 2013) (reversing district court's dismissal of complaint)
RICO claim by spouse against former spouse for hiding assets during divorce
Commercial Cleaning Services, LLC v. Colin Service Systems, Inc.
271 F.3d 374 (2d Cir. 2001) (reversing dismissal of RICO case)
Use of RICO to combat rival lowering costs with illegal labor
Cunningham v. Offshore Specialty Fabricators, Inc.
543 F. Supp.2d 614 (E.D. Tex. 2008) (denying motion to dismiss)
RICO wage depression case involving outer contintental shelf workers
Flag Co. v. Maynard
2006 WL 1030173 (D. Or. 2006) (adopting Magistrate Judge's findings and recommendaitons denying motion to dismiss)
Novel use of RICO against fax blaster for fraud involving TCPA violations
Matteo Gutter Systems, Inc. v. Millenia Housing Management Ltd.
2009 WL 3245437 (N.D. Ohio 2009) (Order denying defendants’ motion to dismiss)
RICO case against contractor involving widespread racketeering activity
Mendoza v. Zirkle Fruit Co., Inc.
301 F.3d 1163 (9th Cir. 2002) (reversing dismissal of complaint)
222 F.R.D. 439 (E.D. Wash. 2004) (certifying class of legally authorized workers against fruit company)
First use of RICO to redress wage depression caused by hiring illegal labor
Williams v. Mohawk Industries, Inc.
465 F.3d 1277 (11th Cir. 2006) (reversing dismissal of complaint)
568 F.3d 1350 (11th Cir. 2009) (reversing denial of class certification order)
Landmark RICO wage depression case against carpet company