Rick Finci Makes the 2023 POWERLIST for Criminal Law by The Daily Record
Richard “Rick” Finci primarily handles criminal and traffic matters in the federal and state courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia as co-managing partner at Houlon, Berman, Finci & Levenstein.
He also assists clients with asset forfeiture matters, complex civil and personal injury cases, and attorney grievances. He has significant experience in the Maryland appellate courts.
Finci is very active in professional and educational activities related to criminal and traffic law. He is currently serving his third consecutive term as commissioner on the Maryland State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, an advisory body that is appointed by the governor and is responsible for the Maryland sentencing guidelines.
He served as president of the Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney Association, chair of the Maryland State Bar Association Criminal Law Section and has led numerous seminars on
criminal and asset forfeiture law. Finci has testified before the Maryland State Legislature in successful support of the repeal of the death penalty in Maryland, asset forfeiture reform and on other occasions concerning legislation being considered.
In recognition of his accomplishments as a best criminal defense lawyer in Maryland, Rick was selected for inclusion on the Super Lawyers list for both Maryland and the District of
Columbia in from 2007 through 2019.
Finci earned his bachelor’s degree in 1981 from the University of Maryland and his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1984 from the University of Baltimore Law School, where he served on
the law review.