Lawrence Hochheiser - Of Counsel
New York City Criminal Defense Lawyer
Attorney Lawrence Hochheiser is Of Counsel at the firm, and has a background
that has proven to be of great value to the defendants the firm represents.
He is a graduate of NYU Law School, and subsequently served as Assistant
District Attorney for New York County for the years 1967-1971. During
his tenure in this capacity, he was focused on investigating organized
crime, working in the Rackets Bureau. This background has given him a
deep insight into every aspect of the criminal justice system from both
sides of the aisle.
Understanding the prosecution and the inner workings of the system has
made it more possible to craft a strategically planned
criminal defense case. Mr. Hochheiser is the former president of the New York Criminal
Bar Association, and a lifetime member of the National Association of
Criminal Defense Lawyers, as well as the New York State Association of
Criminal Defense Lawyers.
He is often called upon to lecture on various subjects surrounding criminal
law for a range of organizations, including the Nassau County Criminal
Courts Association and the Westchester County Bar Association, the New
York State Attorney General's Organized Crime Task Force and many
other organizations that have sought his professional skills as a speaker
on various subjects. Attorney Lawrence has also received a 5.0 out of
5.0 AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell® and was named a Top Rated
Lawyer in the area of white collar crime and criminal law by New York
He is a respected educator, and has been a guest lecturer in organized
crime courses at NYU, Cornell and Columbia Law Schools. He has earned
countless honors and accolades, including being acknowledged "for
excellence in the practice of criminal law" and the "maintenance
of the professional's highest standards. He is the recipient of the
Frank S. Hogan Association Award for Legal Excellence.
He has been named by New York Magazine and the Best lawyer in America as
among the "The New York Area's Best Lawyers" in the category
of criminal defense. Attorney Lawrence Hochheiser is admitted to practice
in all state courts, as well as federal courts for the Southern, Eastern
and Northern Districts, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit,
as well as the Supreme Court. More recently, he has been selected by best
Lawyers 2017 New York City for the category of criminal defense.
There are few legal professionals in the area that have such an extensive
experience and success in criminal court, or such a deep understanding
of the entire justice system. The knowledge and experience he brings to
the table has been a significant factor in making the firm, the Law Offices
of Daniel A. Hochheiser, one of the most respected criminal law firms
in the New York City area.