Founding Partner

3400 Miami Tower

100 S.E. 2nd Street, Miami, Florida 33131

+1 305-375-9220

Robert I. Targ

Robert Targ is a highly successful international and domestic litigator for individuals and institutions in complex, high-stakes money laundering, fraud, white-collar criminal defense, and customs cases.

Mr. Targ is a widely sought-after seminar and conference speaker on asset seizure and forfeiture, and global money laundering issues for organizations such as the International Symposium on Economic Crime in Cambridge, UK, The Florida International Bankers Association, Bahamas Association of Compliance Officers, and the Bankers Association of Central and Eastern Europe.

Practice focus includes:

  • federal trial and administrative matters involving asset seizures and forfeitures,
  • health care fraud and abuse,
  • criminal fraud and money laundering,
  • criminal or civil matters involving customs laws and regulations.


Mr. Targ is rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®.

“Michael Diaz, Robert Targ and Juan Vargas are highly trained and experienced lawyers, with an exceptional analytical ability. They go directly to the important points, have great bargaining power, and thorough knowledge of the laws and the paths to be followed to find the solution to the problem.”

Legal500 Latin America


  • American University, J.D., 1977
  • University of Maryland, B.A., 1974


  • Florida
  • U.S. District for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Areas of Practice

  • Appeals & Trial Support
  • Bankruptcy, Creditors’ Rights, Asset Collections
  • Fraud & Asset Recovery
  • Litigation, Arbitration & Mediation
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • White Collar Criminal

Certifications & Specializations

  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)


  • Legal 500 Latin America 2021: Compliance & Investigations
  • Best Lawyers in America® 2021: Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • Legal 500 USA 2020: Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Individuals
  • Leaders League USA 2021: Compliance & Fraud
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™  AV Preeminent® – AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence
  • South Florida Legal Guide: International Criminal Defense
  • 2019 Florida Super Lawyers: ​Criminal Defense / White Collar

Professional Leadership

  • International Symposium on Economic Crime in Cambridge, UK, Panelist, 2010 – 2018
  • 14th Annual FIBA Anti Money Laundering Compliance Conference, Presenter
  • Thirty-First International Symposium on Economic Crime, Cambridge, UK, Presenter
  • 12th Annual FIBA Anti Money Laundering Compliance Conference, Panelist
  • FIBA 2011 AML Conference “How to Integrate Fraud and AML to Protect the Bank,” Panelist
  • “Session VII: Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) – The issues”, Twenty-Eighth International Symposium On Economic Crime, University of Cambridge, September 5-12, 201o, Panelist

Representative Cases

  • Criminal Law: Successful representation of Mortgage Broker accused of participating in conspiracy to commit mortgage fraud.  Client offered the opportunity to enter federal pre-trial diversion program, and no criminal charges filed.