His career’s foundation was built during his time as a trial lawyer and officer in the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps, along with serving as trial counsel to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command at Fort Monmouth. Jeff then gained experience that would prove instrumental to his career as a special assistant U.S. attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s office in New Jersey.
Jeff Ifrah became counsel to the global law firm Paul Hastings before moving on to become a shareholder in the litigation department of another international firm, Greenberg Traurig. An expert at litigating cases against the federal government, he won a string of victories in cases involving securities laws, criminal and civil antitrust laws, and the Civil False Claims Act. He has defended major businesses from across the country in the pharmaceuticals, healthcare and technology industries.
Widely recognized for his legal excellence, Jeff Ifrah was recognized three years in a row as one of America’s leading lawyers for litigation in the areas of White Collar Crime and Government Investigations by Chambers USA. The authoritative guide notes his unwavering dedication to “getting a speedy resolution of contentious matters through application of good commercial sense and pragmatic legal thinking” as well as his “honest and hard-working” approach to his clients’ cases. Previously serving as co-chair of two key ABA white collar subcommittees, Jeff also was recognized by LexisNexis for his expertise in healthcare and securities fraud. Nightingale’s Healthcare News designated him as one of 12 outstanding fraud and compliance lawyers in the United States.
Also active in the publishing arena, Jeff Ifrah currently serves on the World Online Gambling Report’s editorial board. Jeff’s experience in federal sentencing laws helped him co-author Federal Sentencing for Business Crimes, the only comprehensive treatise on federal sentencing in field of business and white-collar cases. Published by international legal publisher LexisNexis, this two-volume treatise has served as a reference point for prosecutors and defense attorneys throughout the United States.