Orlando do Campo
A 1994 graduate of Harvard Law School, Orlando do Campo has extensive experience defending criminal cases in both state and federal courts. With more than 60 jury trials under his belt, Orlando do Campo is a seasoned trial attorney with a proven track record of success. He was recognized with the 2008 Rodney Thaxton Award for Excellence in Advocacy in Federal Criminal Defense, an honor bestowed on only a few defense lawyers each year. In addition to sharing the 2008 Most Effective Lawyers award from the Daily Business Review with partner John Thornton, he was named to The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2015.
Early in his career in state court, he earned a reputation as a fierce criminal defense attorney.In 2000, he took his fighting spirit to his federal practice, where he developed a reputation as one of Miami's best criminal defense attorneys.He was tapped to defend some of the most high profile defendants in recent years, including the Cuban Five accused of espionage, and Jose Padilla. In addition to his high profile cases, he has earned countless small victories, one client at a time, one issue at a time, blunting the blows of the criminal justice system.
Mr. do Campo's tenacity stems from his firm belief in the bedrock principle that each individual accused of a crime should receive the strongest advocacy possible against the power of the State. He considers it a high honor to represent individuals at the time of their greatest need. He combines his strong belief that there can be no rest when it comes to the defense of liberty with a deep and personal knowledge of the workings of the courts, the justice system, and the individuals who run them.
Mr. do Campo's practice areas include Medicare/Medicaid Fraud, Infusion Therapy and Durable Medical Equipment Fraud, Home Health Care Fraud, Mortgage & Real Estate Fraud, Drug Trafficking, Weapons Charges, Money Laundering, Immigration and Passport Fraud, Bond Hearings, Criminal Appeals, and White Collar Crimes.
Prior to co-founding do Campo & Thornton, he worked with Mr. Thornton at the law firm Zuckerman Spaeder.
Mr. do Campo is a member of the bars of Florida, New Jersey and New York.
Mr. do Campo is fluent in Spanish.
Areas of Practice
- Criminal Defense
- Medicare/Medicaid Fraud
- Infusion Therapy & Durable Medical Equipment Fraud
- Home Health Care Fraud
- Mortgage & Real Estate Fraud
- Drug Trafficking
- Weapons Charges
- Money Laundering
- Immigration & Passport Fraud
- Bond Hearings
- Criminal Appeals
- New York
- New Jersey
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
- J.D. - 1994