Jane Serene Raskin
Jane Serene Raskin was born in Indiana, Pennsylvania, in 1955. She received her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College and her law degree, cum laude, from Boston College Law School.
Ms. Raskin began her legal career as a litigation associate with the Boston law firm Bingham, Dana & Gould (the former Bingham McCutcheon). In 1983, she joined the Department of Justice as a trial attorney with the Organized Crime and Racketeering Sectionís Boston Strike Force. After three years of investigating and prosecuting major organized crime cases, including the nine-month trial and conviction of the underboss of the New England mafia, Ms. Raskin was appointed Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General of the Criminal Division in Washington, D.C., where she supervised criminal investigations and prosecutions nationwide. She later served as First Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts.
Upon completion of her service in the Justice Department, Ms. Raskin joined Hale & Dorr (now WilmerHale) as a litigation partner in the firmís Washington, D.C. office. She met her future husband and law partner, Martin Raskin, while she was delivering a lecture at the ABA National Institute on White Collar Crime in New Orleans, Louisiana. The two married in 1990 and, shortly thereafter, joined forces as Raskin & Raskin. Ms. Raskinís practice embraces a wide array of white collar criminal matters and related administrative and civil actions. She has extensive experience in health care fraud, mortgage fraud, securities enforcement and internal corporate investigations.
Ms. Raskin has consistently received the highest rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, for legal skills and professional ethics and recently received the highest rating awarded by Chambers & Partners, Americaís Leading Business Lawyers, under the category of Litigation Specialists, White Collar Crime and Government Investigations. She is listed in The Best Lawyers in America, Florida Super Lawyers, South Florida's Top Lawyers, Who's Who Legal: Investigations, Who's Who Legal: Business Crime Defence, and is the recipient of a variety of Justice Department awards. Ms. Raskin is rated "Superb" by the AVVO lawyer rating website. In addition, she has lectured on topics including trial practice, health care fraud, grand jury practice, handling complex criminal cases, money laundering, bank fraud, securities fraud and internet crimes in seminars presented by Harvard Law School, Georgetown University Law Center, the Attorney General's Advocacy Institute, the ABA National Institute on White Collar Crime, the ABA National Institute on Health Care Fraud, the ABA National Institute on Securities Fraud, the ABA Criminal Justice Section, and the Federal Bar Association. She is the South Regional Chair of the ABA Criminal Justice Section.
Ms. Raskin is admitted to practice in Florida, Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, the United States Supreme Court, and various federal courts throughout the United States.