Provided by John S Siffert
Criminal defense: investigations, trial, appellate. Civil and regulatory litigation. Mediations and arbitrations.
Founding Partner, LSW; Adjunct Professor, NYU Law School; Partner, NYC law firm; Assistant U.S. Attorney, SDNY; Law Clerk, Hon. Murray Gurfein.
Professional awards include: 2018 Torch of Learning Award (American Friends of Hebrew University); 2014 Healing and Hope Award (Campaign for Fair Sentencing of Youth); 2009 Professionalism Award (American Inns of Court, Second Circuit).
Columbia Law School, JD; Amherst College, BA, cum laude.
Attorney Panel of Grievance Committee for Second Circuit; First Department Disciplinary Committee (former panel member); American College of Trial Lawyers (fellow; former regent; current chair, ACTL Mentoring Committee); Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Criminal Rules (member 2012-2018); Practising Law Institute (emeritus trustee); New York Council of Defense Lawyers; NYC Bar Association (past committee service includes Executive Committee and Nominating Committee); Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (fellow); Historical Society NY Courts (VP/executive committee); NY Lawyers for the Public Interest (emeritus board).
Author and co-author of numerous articles on criminal law and procedure. Co-author of multi-volume treatises entitled Modern Federal Jury Instructions and Business Crime.