Randy Sue Pollock is a well respected trial attorney specializing in complex criminal cases. Ms. Pollock represents individuals and small business at all stages of a criminal proceeding in both federal and state court. She has over 35 years experience and well over 100 trials in cases ranging from wire fraud and insider trading to drug offenses and violent crimes. Before starting her own practice she was a Deputy Public Defender in Stockton, California and then an Assistant Federal Public Defender in Los Angeles (CDCA). As a Federal Public Defender she represented a Russian immigrant charged with espionage along with his wife and an FBI agent. In the NDCA she obtained the only acquittal in a multi-defendant five month RICO trial of the MS13. For this she was named one of the Attorneys of the Year by the Recorder law journal.
Also, among her trial successes in the NDCA was a month long tax prosecution involving millions of dollars and a commodity fraud that was in excess of $11million.
Most recently, she successfully defended a pilot charged with money laundering and drug transportation in Lexington, KY (EDKY). This two month trial was the only ongoing federal jury trial in the U.S. during the pandemic.
Ms. Pollock has obtained countless favorable dispositions ranging from dismissals to probation and reduced sentences.
In addition to practicing law, Ms. Pollock is active in federal court committees as the vice president for Oakland in the Federal Bar Association, San Francisco Chapter. She just completed her three year term as a lawyer representative to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and is the co-founder of the Women Attorneys Advocacy Project with former United States Magistrate Elizabeth Laporte. This group focuses on presenting programs of interest to federal and state practitioners. She is also an active board member of the American Jewish Committee and was honored in May 2021 with the Learned Hand Award from the San Francisco Chapter.