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Litigation attorney, Laurel Grass, joins Rimon’s New York City office

News Laurel Frankston Grass Laurel Frankston Grass · April 30, 2017

Laurel Grass joins Rimon with over a decade’s experience as a prosecutor. Ms. Grass has extensive knowledge of the law relating to financial services, money laundering, and banking compliance. She has managed over 2,000 criminal cases to success and has been recognized for excellence by three District Attorneys and County Commissioners. 

During her tenure at the District Attorney’s Office of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Ms. Grass launched and managed the Economic Crime and Counter Terrorism Units. Projects in which she pivoted efficient solutions in government include: executing a team plan to clear out prostitution, starting an Ebay Forfeiture Inventory Clearance program, and streamlining Pennsylvania economic criminal Bills of Information.

Ms. Grass co-prosecuted large-scale fiduciary fraud.  She served for several years as a member of the Joint Terrorism Task Force and the Money Laundering Committee. Ms. Grass liaised with the Department of Justice Philadelphia Region and founded the Fraud and Compliance Management Team for the Delaware Valley Region, developed a Bank Secrecy Act Case referral program with the FBI, and led a county- wide team to reorganize the Montgomery County SWAT Team, in consultation with the Israel Police. At the Montgomery County Solicitor’s Office, most notably, Ms. Grass assisted in complex real estate conservation purchases for Montgomery County’s open space, trails, and parks plan with a budget of $150M.

Ms. Grass received a J.D. from the Dickinson School of Law, Pennsylvania State University. She earned a B.A. from Carnegie-Mellon University, as a Triple major Professional in Creative Writing and Self Defined Communications.

Ms. Grass is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New York, where she currently resides. She leads a pro bono project in Israel, which takes her to Israel periodically.

Rimon, which has 17 offices internationally, is at the vanguard of legal innovation. The firm has been repeatedly recognized by the Financial Times as one of North America's most innovative law firms. The firm’s managing partners were both named ‘Legal Rebels’ by the American Bar Association’s ABA Journal and have spoken on innovations in the practice of law at Harvard and Stanford Law Schools. Rimon and its lawyers have also received numerous awards for excellence, including from Best Lawyers and Chambers.