In the Media

Jeff Grell has served as a resource and been quoted in all of the following articles or installments:

European Union’s RICO Suit Stalls at High Court,” Bloomberg Law (June 20, 2016)

“U.S. RICO Case Could Impact Foreign Banks Linked to Money Laundering,” ACAMS moneylaundering.com (April 14, 2016).

Edward Fitzpatrick: Climate-change battle heats up between Whitehouse, Wall Street Journal,” Providence Journal (April 9, 2016).

A Federal Case Over Online Contests: Is ‘RICO’ a Reach in Derbywars Lawsuit,” Thoroughbred Daily News (Jan. 11, 2016).

“RJR Nabisco RICO Claims Will Get Supreme Court Review,” 84 U.S.L.W. 12 (Oct. 6, 2015).

Reynolds American Suit,” Bloomberg Law Brief (Audio) (Oct. 5, 2015)

Court Will Review Reynolds American Suit,” Bloomberg Law (Audio) (Oct. 2, 2015).

Taking the Gangster Rap,” The Economist (August 8, 2015).

Racketeering Statute Cited in Shadow Insurance Disputes,” INN Daily Newsletter (July 14, 2015).

Sheldon Whitehouse: Sue Fossil Fuel Companies for Climate Fraud,” The Huffington Post (June 3, 2015).

FIFAgate: The Increasingly Long Arm of American Justice,” Bilan (June 2, 2015).

“RJR Nabisco En Banc Rehearing Denied; RICO Extraterritoriality Ripe for SCOTUS?,” 83 U.S.L.W. 40 (April 21, 2015).

Cheaters Never Prosper,” The Marshall Project (April 9, 2015).

Local Lawyers Argue that Gangsters Shouldn’t be Prosecuted Like Mafia,” Indy Week (February 4, 2015).

“14 Charged in Deadly 2012 Meningitis Outbreak,” Boston Globe (December 17, 2014).

Future Could See More RICO Cases Like Garlock’s, Expert Says,” Legal News Line (September 12, 2014).

Pizzeria Owner, 75, Says He’ll Still Work After $6.5 Million Settlement,” Chicago Tribune (August 7, 2014).

“Humana Files RICO Claim Over Medtronic Bone Drug – Health Insurer Alleges Device Maker Conspired with Physicians,” Wall Street Journal (June 2, 2014).

Chevron’s RICO Case Against Plaintiffs Attorney Presents Unique Set of Facts, Attorney Says,” Legal Newsline (April 24, 2014).

“Cheating Case Built on Confessions,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution (March 1, 2014).

“Was Chevron Scammed for $19 Billion,” Newsweek (October 31, 2013).

Rare Racketeering Suits Filed in Mahoning Valley,” Tribune Chronicle (June 16, 2013).

Atlanta Testing Scandal Begins Long March to Justice,” USA Today (April 3, 2013).

RICO Presents Challenges in Atlanta Cheating Case,” Associated Press (April 1, 2013).

Racketeering Survives Against Coffee Beanery,” BlueMauMau.org (Sept. 4, 2012).

“Hell Hath No Fury Like a RICO Action:  Racketeering Charges Filed in Hedge Fund Divorce,” The New York Observer (July 18, 2012).

Racketeering Expert Goes After Coffee Beanery,” BlueMauMau.org (Feb. 8, 2012).

James Murdoch Admission Brings Him Closer to Facing Charges,” The Telegraph (Dec. 14, 2011).

Bartolomei Readies Tuscarora Suite; Feds Confer with Local Dissidents,” Niagara Falls Reporter (Sept. 27, 2011).

Phone hacking:  Rupert Murdoch’s American Legal Woes Mount Up,” The Telegraph (July 14, 2011).

Suit Lobs Curve in Snowball Fight,” The Times-Picayune (July 5, 2011).

Imams, Dons and RICO,” American Thinker (March 16, 2011).

Do Planned Parenthood ‘Sting’ Videos Depict a Sex-trafficking Crime?,” The Christian Science Monitor (Feb. 7, 2011).

“Organized Crime Cases Aren’t Easy, RICO Convictions Require More Proof from Prosecutor,” The Detroit News (Dec. 16, 2010).

“Geico Lawsuits Alleged Medical Insurance Fraud,” News Day (Sept. 29, 2010).

“Class Action Traction?,” IGaming News (Sept. 5, 2008).

Court Cites Discovery Costs in Dismissing RICO Case,” Inside Counsel (June 2008).

Firms Use RICO to Fight Union Tactics,” The Wall Street Journal (Dec. 10, 2007).

A Law of Unintended Consequences,” Conde Nast Portfolio (Oct. 29, 2007).

“PTC Fends Off Legal Heat from the Land of the Rising Sun,” Catalyst (Aug. 13, 2007).

“Vivendi Raises Stakes in Fight with Deutsche Telekom,” The New York Times (March 2, 2007).

“RICO, Illegal Aliens, and other Issues,” The George Putnam Show, Cable Radio Network (Oct. 3, 2006).

“High Court Reins In RICO: Anti-civil RICO forces get a win – but it’s not over,” The National Law Journal (June 12, 2006).

Morpheus Parent Company Sues eBay Over Skype Technology,” Tech News World (May 24, 2006).

StreamCast Targets Skype, Kazaa for Alleged RICO Act Violations,” Tech News World (March 28, 2006).

“RICO Act Takes Aim at Facility Near Pahrump; Founder Piazza Says Allegations Without Merit,” The Pahrump Valley Times (Nov. 11, 2005).

“Plaintiffs Try to Use RICO to Curb Illegal Immigration,” Corporate Legal Times (Oct. 2005).

“Ruling Hurts Tobacco Fraud Suit, Judge Says Government Can’t Strip $280 Billion from Cigarette Makers,” Richmond Times-Dispatch (Feb. 5, 2005).

“U.S. Department of Justice v. Big Tobacco,” Market Place Morning Report (nationally syndicated public radio news program) (Sept. 20, 2004).

“Stakes High in Fraud Case Against Tobacco Industry,” Winston-Salem Journal (Sept. 19, 2004).

Suit Alleges Abuse Linked to Two Firms,” Boston Globe (June 10, 2004).

“RICO First Used to Battle Mafia, Law Focuses On Pattern of Corruption,” New Jersey News (May 27, 2004).

“Smokey’s Denied Betting License,” The Forum (May 19, 2004).

“RICO Law, Powerful Tool in ’80s, Takes Back Seat in New Scandals,” Investor’s Business Daily (Aug. 21, 2002).

“The Commissioner’s Racket: David Moore won election with his business reputation. A RICO suit claims he’s little more that a loan shark,” Cleveland Scene (Aug. 7, 2002).

“Expos: A Lawsuit Against a Criminal Organization,” La Presse (June 7, 2002) (in French).

“Lawsuit Accuses DMV of Systemic Corruption,” Citizen-Times (May 23, 2002).

“The Long Arm of Abuse: Problem Priests Cross Not Just States But Oceans as Well,” U.S. News & World Report (May 6, 2002).

“Experts Question Use of RICO Against Clergy,” Los Angeles Daily Journal (May 1, 2002).

“Mitered in the Mob: What RICO Lawsuits Could Mean for the Catholic Church in the United States,” National Review (March 28, 2002).

“The PNP Qualifies as a Criminal Organization,” Primera Hora (March 25, 2002) (in Spanish).

“Leonardo Associate may Face Federal Racketeering Charges,” Democrat & Chronicle (Dec. 29, 2001).

“RICO and the Mafia,” Voice of America, National Public Radio (May 17, 2001).

“The RICO Act,” The Lionel Show, Eyada.com Internet Talk Radio (Jan. 30, 2001).

An Interview with RICO Expert Attorney Jeff Grell,” AmericanMafia.com and GamblingMagazine.com (Oct. 2, 2000).

“RICO Viewed as Cop Suit Sidelight,” National Law Journal (Sept. 25, 2000).

“The Use of RICO Against Big Tobacco and Others,” The Dark Star Show, WCCO Radio, Minneapolis, Minnesota (April 11, 2000).