Rither Alabre, a former prosecutor and federal law clerk, concentrates his practice in the areas of white collar defense and investigations and complex commercial and corporate litigation, handling high profile cases throughout the country.
Rither represents public and private companies and high level executives in a wide variety of matters, such as:
- criminal prosecutions and grand jury investigations by federal and state prosecutors involving securities fraud, antitrust, public corruption, government contracts, FCPA, tax, money laundering, and bank fraud
- corporate internal investigations
- SEC and other federal regulatory proceedings
Rither has extensive appellate experience and has briefed and argued over 50 cases in federal and state courts, including the New York Court of Appeals, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Before joining Blank Rome, Rither served as a law clerk to the Honorable Kenneth M. Hoyt in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas (Houston Division), one of the busiest federal courts in the country. Rither was also a prosecutor in New York City. As a prosecutor, Rither was a supervisor and was responsible for search warrant applications, subpoenas, questioning of suspects, and arrest authorization in major felony cases, including homicide cases.
Rither is fluent in French and Creole, and is proficient in Spanish.
Rither enjoys tennis, soccer, biking, and winds down by reading Latin.