Andrew M. Lawler, P.C.

Andrew M. Lawler, P.C.

Respected Manhattan Trial Lawyers Serving Clients Throughout New York, the Tri-State Area and the Nation for 35 Years

Firm Overview

Results matter - winning complex lawsuits for clients since 1978
With 70 years of combined legal experience, the Manhattan trial lawyers at Andrew M. Lawler, P.C. find effective legal solutions for individuals and businesses throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and the United States. Our goal is to minimize the disruption a civil or criminal legal matter can have on your life or your business.

We have earned the respect of our peers and clients. As a result, Andrew M. Lawler is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell - a distinction signifying particularly outstanding legal work, professionalism and ethical standards. He has also been listed in Best Lawyers in America for 30 years. Both Mr. Lawler and Sharon D. Feldman are highly skilled litigators who can protect your rights in complex civil and regulatory disputes and sensitive white collar criminal matters in state, federal and appellate courts.

Focusing on personal service, our attorneys make sure you understand all the legal issues, risks and consequences involved. We carefully prepare your case and conduct thorough and focused investigations. If it would be beneficial to you, we always try to settle your matter out of court first. But, when necessary, we are ready to provide you with the most aggressive trial litigation possible. We work with each client to develop a strategy and budget and to plan your case to achieve the best result for your specific situation.

Aggressive representation in New York City
Andrew M. Lawler, P.C. has a proven track record helping clients avoid prosecution. If that is not possible, we are ready to meet the criminal, civil and regulatory litigation needs of our clients in white collar crime and related regulatory matters, including securities, antitrust, tax, labor, environmental, political corruption and banking issues. The firm also has a substantial practice representing individuals and business entities in grand jury investigations and has a proven track record in helping clients avoid prosecution.

-White collar criminal defense - We can handle any white collar matter through appeal. Our clients include business owners, employees and professionals.
-Regulatory enforcement matters (SEC) - We represent clients from initial inquiry through formal investigations, federal court and administrative enforcement actions, and criminal prosecutions.
-Trials and appeals - We successfully take criminal and civil cases to trial and also handle appeals, class action lawsuits, and SEC or other types of criminal investigations.

Main Office

Main Office
641 Lexington Avenue, 27th Floor
New York, NY 10022


(212) 832-3160

Criminal Defense

New York White Collar Defense Attorneys

Aggressive attorneys fighting for your freedom
If you have been arrested for a white collar crime, your future is on the line. Being convicted of such a crime can have a devastating effect on your bank account. It can drive away your investors and destroy your business. Do not allow a groundless accusation to ruin your career. The attorneys at Andrew M. Lawler, P.C. work tirelessly to defend your professional reputation and have the experience and ability to stop any case against you dead in its tracks. We have defended clients accused of committing white collar crimes in New York for more than 35 years, and we have built our reputation on providing our clients with aggressive representation and proven results.
You do not want to spend the rest of your days in federal prison. Contact Andrew M. Lawler, P.C. today.

Manhattan white collar federal court attorneys
White collar crime is the term used for intricate crimes committed solely for financial gain. What sets white collar crimes apart is that they are federal - not state - crimes. The federal court system can be complicated and confusing, and finding an attorney who can help you effectively navigate through its complexities can make the difference between victory and defeat.

Andrew M. Lawler, P.C. represents clients involved in all types of white collar cases, including:
-All forms of fraud
-Bribery and extortion
-Antitrust violations
-Tax evasion
-Corporate espionage
-Computer hacking
-Insider trading
-Racketeering and RICO cases

What you need to know
White collar crimes are often highly technical cases that require examination of years of financial and personal information and communications. However, it may only take five seconds to send an errant email that seals your fate. If you have any suspicion that a case is being assembled against you, contact Andrew M. Lawler, P.C. to obtain advice on how to limit your liability. The penalties for white collar crimes include payment of heavy fines and restitution and long jail sentences. Do not make a mistake that could land you in prison. Contact Andrew M. Lawler, P.C. so we can investigate your legal options.

Andrew M. Lawler

Andrew M. Lawler, P.C.

Practice areas
-White collar criminal defense
-SEC enforcement proceedings
-Trials and appeals in federal and state courts
-SEC civil litigation
-Criminal and civil litigation

Bar admissions
-New York
-U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 2nd and 6th Circuits
-U.S. Supreme Court

-AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
-Listed in Best Lawyers in America for 30 years
-Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

-J.D., Fordham University
-Comments Editor, Fordham Law Review
-B.A., Fordham University

Professional associations
-The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
-New York State Bar Association
-Criminal Justice Section
-American Bar Association
-Litigation Section
-Section on Criminal Justice
-Federal Bar Council
-New York Council of Defense Lawyers
-Past President
-National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Professional experience
-Law Clerk to Judge John W. Clancy, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
-Assistant U.S. Attorney, Southern District of New York, Criminal Division
-Assistant Chief, Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York

-Born in New York, New York
-President, Fordham Law Review Alumni Association


Fordham University
Juris Doctorate ,

Sharon D. Feldman

Andrew M. Lawler, P.C.

Practice areas
-White collar criminal defense
-SEC enforcement proceedings
-Trials and appeals
-Criminal and civil litigation
-Appellate practice

Bar admissions
-New York, 1984
-U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York

-J.D., New York University,1983
-B.A., Yale University, 1978

Professional associations
-The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
-Committee on Criminal Law, 1993


New York University
Juris Doctorate ,