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Learn About Mark P. Rankin

Mark was an Assistant Federal Public Defender, handling hundreds of federal criminal cases in the Middle District of Florida. He has spent the past 17 years fighting for his clients in private practice throughout Florida and other states. Mark concentrates his practice on all areas of criminal defense, including narcotics, firearms, violent crimes, child pornography, DUI, and similar investigations and charges. Mark also has extensive experience defending white collar criminal matters, having represented doctors, pharmacists, realtors, accountants, business owners, other professionals and business entities at all stages of the criminal justice process, including subpoenas, state and federal grand jury investigations, trial, and appeal.

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Mark has successfully fought for his clients in a wide range of state and federal criminal matters, including:

  • Medicare and other medical fraud
  • Federal health care kickbacks
  • Possession and distribution of child pornography
  • Felon in possession of firearms or ammunition
  • Mortgage and accounting fraud
  • Health care investigations
  • Possession/trafficking in narcotics, including heroin, fentanyl, cocaine and marijuana
  • Delivery of narcotics causing death
  • Money laundering
  • DUI and other misdemeanors on federal property
  • Counterfeiting
  • Regulatory enforcement
  • Criminal tax investigations and charges
  • SEC investigations
  • Internal investigations
  • Violations of probation and supervised release
  • Early termination of probation and supervised release

Mark also represents doctors, physician practices, pharmacists, pharmacies and other health care professionals in defending False Claims Act (qui tam) investigations and lawsuits, responding to civil investigative demands and other matters related to health care regulations.

As a former Assistant Federal Public Defender, Mark served as trial and appellate counsel to hundreds of federal criminal defendants charged in a wide range of cases including fraud offenses, drug offenses, immigration matters, and firearms offenses.

Mark is a frequent lecturer and has written numerous articles on criminal topics. He is also the recipient of the ABA’s Litigation Section Outstanding Service Award and has been named as one of the Best Lawyers in America® in white collar and non-white collar criminal defense, as well as listed in Florida Trend’s Legal Elite and Florida Super Lawyers.

Trust Your Case To An Experienced, Responsive Florida Criminal Defense Attorney

When you’re facing years in prison or huge fines if convicted of a crime, turn to The Law Office of Mark P. Rankin, P.A.. Mark uses his experience as a public defender and successful defense attorney to strive for positive results for his clients. Call his office at 877-620-0898 to make an appointment, or send an online message to him.