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Jeff Ifrah has been a trial lawyer in the U.S Army's Judge Advocate General's Corps, and also gained valuable experience as a special assistant U.S. Attorney in New Jersey. Jeff is well known for his legal excellence, and has defended some of the best known businesses in industries such as gaming, healthcare, and technology.
Jeff Ifrah and his team have an international reputation as experts in the iGaming field. Clients and key players in the online gaming industry appreciate their high level of professionalism and their dedication to always stay on top of their game in keeping up with the continuous changes of rules and laws that regulate iGaming within the United States and on an international level
Ifrah Law has been invited to present another mock sports betting trial at this year's iGaming North America Conference at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, and the trial will take place on April 15, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
Widely recognized for his legal expertise and excellence, Jeff Ifrah is a dedicated lawyer who is well known for quickly resolving contentious matters by applying good commercial sense and legal thinking.
“Times are changing fast,” said Jeff Ifrah. “Ideas that were once unthinkable ten or even five years ago are now becoming more accepted as logic begins to supersede antiquated and sometimes arbitrary morality laws. The advantages of legal, regulated gambling clearly outweigh the negatives.
An expert on the gaming industry, Jeff Ifrah is the legal counsel of numerous major international iGaming providers such as PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker. Ifrah has received multiple honors and awards over the past decade. Chambers USA has recognized him as one of America's top Gaming and Licensing attorneys and litigators.
The awards were held the night before Jeff Ifrah spoke with the NBA on regulating sports betting in the U.S. at GiGse, an industry conference of over 700 iGaming professionals.
Jeff Ifrah looks back onto more than 20 years of experience in the fields of criminal defense and civil litigation, which he combines with a passion for understanding his clients and their businesses.
The firm was listed in Washington, D.C. White Collar Litigation (Notable Firms). Founding partner Jeff Ifrah was named a leading lawyer in Gaming & Licensing (Nationwide) and White Collar Crime and Government Investigations (Washington, D.C.).
Star attorney and iGaming expert, Jeff Ifrah, was invited to act as a lead panelist on the Report on Industry Self-Regulation Initiatives to the Committee on Casinos at the 2015 Summer Meeting of the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States (NCGLS).
The Daily Record has named Rachel Hirsch, Senior Associate at Ifrah PLLC, to the 2015 VIP List -- Very Important Professionals Successful by 40 awards.
Jeff Ifrah is an advocate keenly focused on delivering results for his clients – on understanding the problems they face and developing innovative strategies to resolve them. He cut his teeth as a trial lawyer and officer in the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps and as trial counsel to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command at Fort Monmouth. Jeff then gained invaluable experience as a special assistant U.S. attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s office in New Jersey.
He went on to become of counsel to the global law firm Paul Hastings and then a shareholder in the litigation department of another global firm, Greenberg Traurig. Often litigating cases against the federal government, he achieved a string of victories in cases involving criminal and civil antitrust laws, securities laws and the Civil False Claims Act. He defended some of the most well-known businesses in the country in industries such as pharmaceuticals, healthcare and technology.
Jeff is widely recognized for his legal excellence. Chambers USA has recognized Jeff for three years in a row as one of America’s leading lawyers for litigation in the areas of White Collar Crime and Government Investigations. The authoritative guide notes Jeff’s dedication to “getting a speedy resolution of contentious matters through application of good commercial sense and pragmatic legal thinking” and his “honest and hard-working” approach to matters. The previous co-chair of two key ABA white collar subcommittees, Jeff has also been recognized by LexisNexis as an expert in healthcare and securities fraud. Nightingale’s Healthcare News named him one of 12 outstanding fraud and compliance lawyers in the United States.
Jeff is also active in the publishing arena. He currently serves on the editorial board of the World Online Gambling Law Report. A leading national authority in federal sentencing laws, Jeff is co-author of Federal Sentencing for Business Crimes, the only comprehensive treatise on federal sentencing in the context of business and white-collar crimes. The two-volume treatise, published by international legal publisher LexisNexis, is a key resource relied on by prosecutors and defense attorneys throughout the United States.