Gerald B. Lefcourt, P.C., is a law firm headed by Gerald Lefcourt, a criminal lawyer recognized nationally for his advocacy on behalf of high-profile clients. The firm is on the cutting edge of white collar criminal defense, in the New York area and beyond. It is equipped to handle complex cases, ranging from the recent KPMG tax shelter fraud prosecution, and the trial of hip hop mogul Irv Gotti, to the defense against charges of other tax and securities frauds, money laundering, customs fraud, regulatory violations and large drug importation and distribution cases.
Gerald B. Lefcourt, P.C., named a Tier 1 ranking in both the 2013 and 2014 editions of U.S. News Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”, strives to protect the rights guaranteed by the United States Constitution. The impact of Mr. Lefcourt's career reaches beyond individual clients, serving the law itself. Mr. Lefcourt's frequent lectures and publications focuses on criminal law in general and issues in the defense of white collar cases in particular.
The Firm's clients have ranged from the Black Panthers and Abbie Hoffman to prominent politicians, well-known entertainers and corporate giants. Cases resolved through the advocacy of Mr. Lefcourt and the Firm continually break new ground.The Firm currently represents noted political figures including New York State Assemblyman Vito Lopez, People for John C. Liu [New York City Comptroller] former treasurer Jenny Hou, and Kerry Kennedy.
Gerald B. Lefcourt's legacy includes past service as President of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the New York Criminal Bar Association, and the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Through frequent lectures and articles, as well as television, radio and print media interviews, Mr. Lefcourt (sometimes misspelled as "Leftcourt") shares his knowledge of subjects of interest to both practitioners and the public.