Navigating Complex Legal Issues With Precision

O’Quinn Stumphauzer & Sloman is a firm of aggressive advocates focused on helping clients successfully navigate complex, high-stakes legal matters.  Our legal practice concentrates on government regulatory enforcement matters, white collar criminal defense, internal investigations, receiverships, whistleblower representation, and complex civil litigation.  Our firm is frequently selected to represent corporations, boards of directors, senior officers and executives, and licensed professionals working in regulated industries, including securities, health care, and banking.   We handle serious criminal and civil inquiries, investigations, and litigation across the nation and abroad. 

Our Miami-based federal defense attorneys are driven by a commitment to secure the best outcomes possible for our clients.  We are keenly aware that government investigations can cause irreparable financial and reputational harm to our clients, threaten our clients’ ability to work in regulated industries, and divert clients’ focus from other important business objectives.  We design customized litigation strategies to help our client avoid these negative consequences.

Our experienced trial attorneys have handled hundreds of complex cases from the initial inquiry and investigation through trial and appeal.  Whether we are representing an executive accused of fraud, advising a corporation in a high profile criminal investigation, or handling a complex whistleblower claim, we vigorously advocate for our clients to bring the matter to an effective and efficient conclusion.  

Our Experience Makes a Difference

At O’Quinn Stumphauzer & Sloman our strength lies in our experience. Our attorneys have diverse and distinguished backgrounds, including serving as federal prosecutors with the U.S. Attorney’s Office and as a senior enforcement attorney with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  As former federal government lawyers, our lawyers were involved in a wide scope of cases and enforcement actions, ranging from securities, banking, and health care fraud, to tax offenses, money laundering and other serious business crimes.

Our in-depth knowledge provides a distinct advantage when dealing with government enforcement proceedings.  The federal defense attorneys at our Miami-based firm have a unique understanding of how government agencies investigate and prosecute serious civil and criminal cases.  This insider’s view allows our firm to quickly assess a case, identify risks and present clients with strategic options and solutions.  In addition to our unique insight into the federal government’s inner-workings, we also have a keen understanding of our clients’ specialized industries, including securities, health care and banking.  Put simply, we speak your language, understand your unique competitive challenges, and have a strong command of the applicable regulatory landscape.

Trusted Reputation          

O’Quinn Stumphauzer & Sloman has received some of the highest rankings and peer review ratings available in the legal industry.  We have been ranked as a Leading Florida Law Firm in White Collar Crime & Government Investigations in Chambers & Partners recent Chambers USA 2015 publication.  Chambers & Partners also recognized our firm’s principals, Ryan O’Quinn and Ryan Stumphauzer, as Leading Individuals in the areas of White Collar Crime and Government Investigations:  Florida.  Partner Jeffrey Sloman served as United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, capping a 17 year career as a federal prosecutor.  Prior to his term as the United States Attorney, Mr. Sloman served in the US Attorney's Office's senior management team both as the First Assistant US Attorney and the Chief of the Criminal Division.  These Miami federal defense attorneys have been awarded the top honor of AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  An AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review rating means that an attorney’s peers rank the attorney at “the highest level of professional excellence.” 

We are proud of the strong reputation our legal team has developed.  Clients and referring law firms across the nation, including some of the most prestigious firms on Wall Street, trust our knowledge and experience.  We are regularly called upon to work in a coordinated fashion with large and small law firms to help resolve securities, health care, and other serious fraud allegations and investigations. 

Personalized Approach

O’Quinn Stumphauzer & Sloman strives to provide personalized service and individual attention to each of our clients.  As a boutique firm, we accept only a small number of select and high-profile cases.  If we handle your case, you can rest assured that our Miami-based federal defense attorneys have the knowledge, experience and resources necessary to protect your interests and advocate on your behalf.    If you have been accused of misconduct by a federal investigative agency or regulator, we understand that you are in a stressful situation and have a great deal at stake.  We maintain close and frequent contact with each of our clients so that we can thoroughly understand their business, develop a strong command of the relevant facts, and tailor a customized action plan that best serves your goals and objectives.  We appreciate that many of our clients are in the public eye and that investigations and inquiries can have serious and harmful consequences.  Our legal team will take all measures available to minimize your exposure and preserve your reputation. 

Creating a strong, ongoing partnership with our clients is essential to achieving a successful outcome.  Our legal team is attentive to your needs and concerns and will keep you fully informed every step of the way.  We understand that you are counting on us to help you navigate a difficult and complicated legal process.  We will take the time to research and explain each of your options, and will make certain you are comfortable and confident with every decision. 

How We Can Help

If you have questions about our firm’s legal practice or are dealing with a serious or complex legal matter, we encourage you to contact our firm to learn how we can best assist you.