Varghese & Associates, P.C.

Varghese & Associates, P.C.

"We pave the way for clients to resume their lives. See how we can help you."

Firm Overview

To meet the challenges ahead, you need the strength of a criminal defense firm with a track record of success. Whether or not you are guilty, you have rights, but if you speak to the government without the right lawyer, you are in danger of losing these rights. Level the playing field by contacting Varghese & Associates today. Our New York criminal defense team, led by a successful former prosecutor, will get to work immediately, protecting you and preserving your freedom.

At our Manhattan criminal defense firm, we practice only criminal law. That's the kind of firm you want when your future is on the line. We dedicate ourselves to protecting and defending our clients in federal and New York state courts as well as in private matters such as internal investigations. We've secured dozens of dismissals, favorable plea bargains, and settlements. We've recovered seized property, and when involved early enough, we have even prevented arrests. Our successes have been highlighted in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. We pave the way for clients to resume their lives. See how we can help you.

Main Office

Main Office
2 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005


(212) 430-6469

Criminal Defense


We are focused exclusively on criminal defense cases in federal and New York courts. All of our time, attention, and resources goes into protecting the accused. Our award-winning Manhattan criminal defense lawyers are dedicated to keeping your future intact, free from the taint of a criminal record.

Handling all types of criminal defense cases including:

Federal Crimes
NYS Felonies & Misdemeanors
White Collar Crime
Money Laundering
Tax Crimes
Financial Crimes
Sex Crimes
College Disciplinary Proceedings
Family Offense Proceedings
Vehicular Crimes and Seizures
Violent Crimes
Juvenile Crimes
Theft Crimes
Narcotics Cases
Appeals & Post-Conviction Motions

Vinoo Varghese

Varghese & Associates, P.C.

The son of a nurse and cab driver, Vinoo Varghese got into a lot of fights growing up in Queens, so he learned martial arts to successfully defend himself and others from bullies. Things haven't changed much for Varghese as he's still beating bullies and protecting others.

As an adult, instead of using his fists, he uses his knowledge, expertise, and connections he has accumulated as a former prosecutor and as a renowned criminal defense attorney to help his clients resume their

CBS News, Fox News, HLN, and MSNBC all call on Varghese for his legal opinions. The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Law Journal, and Law360 have quoted him multiple times.

Martindale-Hubbell has rated Varghese as AV Preeminent for the past three years and Super Lawyers has rated him for the past five years. Earlier in his career, the New York Law Journal recognized him as a Rising Star.

In 2000, Varghese began his career as a prosecutor. In 2006, he founded Varghese & Associates, P.C., a criminal defense and white-collar defense firm dedicated to helping clients resume their lives.

Having won numerous trials and appeals, Varghese takes particular pride in the fact that throughout his defense career, he has convinced many prosecutors to end cases against his clients.

Varghese has taught trial advocacy at Harvard Law School, Cardozo Law School, and for the New York City Law Department. Varghese graduated from Brooklyn Law School, New YorkUniversity, and Chaminade High School.


New York University
B.A., 1996

Brooklyn Law School
J.D., 2000