Before co-founding Ramsey & Ehrlich in 2006, he was a federal prosecutor in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California, serving as a member of the White Collar Crime Section, as well as a founding member of the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Unit.
He also worked for four years at the premier San Francisco law firm, Keker & Van Nest. Ramsey has handled numerous complex cases involving securities and investment fraud, antitrust price-fixing and bid-rigging, FDA “off-label” promotion, pension fraud, insider trading, environmental offenses, trade secret theft, stock option backdating, health care fraud, tax evasion, contract disputes, and obstruction of justice. District Court Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel, helping select four magistrate judges for the Northern District of California.
Over the years, the District Court for the Northern District of California has selected Mr. Additionally, numerous peer review publications recognize Mr. Among others, he is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell and is recognized in the International Who’s Who of Business lawyers a leading practitioner in Criminal Defense.
Under most circumstances, backdating is seen as fraudulent and illegal, although there are some situations in which backdating can be used in a legal and beneficial way, such as backdating a claim for a past period.
Sometimes certain claims (such as insurance claims) can be backdated if the could not be completed at an earlier date, although there must be good reason for neglecting to claim in advance.
He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.
Ramsey serves on the faculty for the Trial Advocacy Workshop at Stanford Law School, and has been a speaker in various classes at Berkeley Law School and numerous continuing legal education programs for bar associations, including the American Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Bar Association of San Francisco.