Womble Carlyle attorney Ripley Rand has been named to Scribes - the American Society of Legal Writers, a national group promoting clear legal writing. Membership in the Society is limited to legal professionals with a history of published works or articles on legal issues, published judicial opinions, or service as an editor of a legal publication. Rand, a former North Carolina state court judge and United States Attorney, has publication and editorial experience in all three of these categories.

Rand’s practice focuses on working with and helping businesses and people with government investigations, internal investigations, regulatory matters, and compliance issues.

Ripley Rand is a member of Womble Carlyle’s Government Investigations & White Collar Criminal Defense Team, as well as the Appellate and Ethics and Compliance Teams. He is also a former U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of North Carolina. He practices in white-collar criminal defense, health care fraud defense, internal investigations and regulatory enforcement. Rand is based in Womble Carlyle’s Raleigh office.