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Quotation Mark Right iconMr. Dagli represented us in a contract dispute…His work was efficient, always professional and on point. Easily accessible, he knows when to pull in the firms’ resources and experts. He communicates well, making it simple for his clients to understand all legal verbiage. Highly recommended! Quotation Mark Right icon
~ RA, President DVPG

*Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Quotation Mark Right iconWithout reservation, I would strongly recommend Mr. Riz Dagli. His insight and knowledge are exceptional. Combine that with his compassion on a personal level, and you now have the perfect advocate for your legal matter.Quotation Mark Right icon
~ John F.

*Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.

Chair, Criminal Defense and Government Investigations

Riza Dagli leads the firms Criminal Defense and Government Investigations Group. He focuses his practice on high-stakes criminal and commercial litigation, and represents businesses and individuals in complex and international matters and governmental investigations. He is regularly retained by corporations, health care professionals, health care organizations, financial businesses, lawyers, accountants, executives, and companies of varying sizes, in all stages of federal and state white-collar criminal and civil litigation, from initial inquiries to trial and appeals.

He is a former prosecutor, and led both New Jersey’s Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor and the New Jersey’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, as well as New Jersey’s Division of Criminal Justice Specialized Crimes and Organized Crime Bureaus. His extensive experience includes cases involving fraud, racketeering, money-laundering, tax evasion, Medicare, Medicaid, and the False Claims Act.


Each lawsuit handled by Riza depends on its unique facts and particular legal circumstances. The following are a list of results obtained by Riza on behalf of his clients:

  • Obtained $2M+ trial victory in federal court for plaintiff international construction and logistics company against educational and training equipment supplier of goods procured by the United States Government.
  • Obtained trail victory in state court for plaintiff manufacturer who was defrauded by construction contractor using fictitious invoices.
  • Obtained trial victory in state court for physician alleged to have had an improper relationship with his patient.
  • Civil defense of international hedge fund administrator in civil suit brought by investors seeking $40M in damages based on allegations of racketeering and securities law.
  • Favorable settlement with the United States Attorney involving alleged improper tariffs for jewelry importation from China.
  • Criminal defense of physicians charged by the Office of the United States Attorney with violations of Anti-Kickback Law
  • Criminal defense of chiropractor and owner of chiropractic office charged by the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General with racketeering and conspiracy to use runners
  • Criminal defense of multiple medical imaging facilities and owners charged by the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General with racketeering and kickbacks
  • Criminal defense of physician charged with CDS crimes
  • Criminal defense of federal charges of violations of the International Emergency Economic Powers Act
  • Criminal defense of professional counselor charged with Medicaid fraud and forgery
  • Criminal defense of business owners charged with tax evasion
  • Civil and administrative defense of health care providers, including physicians, dentists, and durable medical equipment companies in actions relating to allegations of improper claims submitted to Medicaid and commercial insurance
  • Civil and administrative defense of physicians, chiropractors, home health agencies, optometrists, and opticians before the licensing boards of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
  • Defense of seizure of monies by the United States Customs and Border Protection
  • Litigation of dispute arising from United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
  • Litigation of trademark ownership rights relating to domain name of transportation company
  • Litigation of international cargo ship charter dispute through Society of Maritime Arbitrators

*Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.


  • Member, National Society of Professional Engineers
  • Member, New Jersey Bar Association, Criminal Law Section
  • Member, New Jersey Bar Association, Health Law Section