White-Collar Criminal Defense in New York City
White-collar criminal charges can have a devastating effect on your career, your business, and your life. Conviction can lead to severe penalties, including jail time, fines, forfeiture, and restitution. To defend yourself against allegations of having committed a white-collar crime, you need a fierce, experienced, and tenacious criminal defense lawyer who will aggressively defend your rights, your freedom, and your reputation.
New York City white-collar defense lawyer Hope Lefeber has been defending people accused of federal crimes for more than 30 years. She began her career as an Enforcement Attorney with the United States Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), where she learned first-hand how the government prepares and prosecutes criminal cases. Today, she uses that experience to defend people accused of white-collar crimes in federal court.
Ms. Lefeber has a proven track record of results defending people accused of white-collar crimes in federal court. She has represented high-profile clients, including executives of Fortune 500 Companies, businessmen and women, professors, doctors, accountants, healthcare professionals, individuals involved in securities transactions and lawyers who have been under investigation or charged by the government with committing a crime. She uses highly regarded forensic experts to assist her in her investigation and analysis of complex financial cases in order to minimize or eliminate the amount of loss alleged by the government and to achieve the best results for her clients
Examples of White-Collar Crimes
White-collar crimes are financial crimes committed by someone in a position of authority who has control over or access to someone else’s finances. People accused of white-collar crimes often include bankers, healthcare providers, lawyers, doctors, and businessmen and women. Common white-collar crimes include:
- Business and corporate fraud
- Tax fraud
- Mail fraud and Wire fraud
- Healthcare fraud
- Securities and Financial fraud
- Pyramid and Ponzi Schemes
- Money laundering
- Mortgage fraud
- Environmental crimes
- Pill Mills
- Internet crimes
- Corporate crimes
- Public corruption
- Grand jury investigations
If you are under investigation or have been accused of a white-collar crime, you need a fierce, tenacious, and experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side. Hope Lefeber is a highly-sought-after criminal defense lawyer who is highly regarded by her colleagues in the federal bar, federal judges and federal prosecutors, and her clients. She has lectured on federal criminal law topics and appeared on TV as a legal expert.
Ms. Lefeber has earned a reputation as a fierce and tenacious defender of her clients, their rights, and their freedom. She is vehemently opposed to governmental over-reaching and prosecutorial overcharging. When Ms. Lefeber is your lawyer, know that you are working with an attorney who has gone toe-to-toe with the toughest prosecutors in the country - and won.
Hope Lefeber — Your Defense Against Allegations of Federal Crimes
Defending people accused of committing white-collar crimes is highly technical and requires a lawyer who is not only well-versed in the law but also understands the nuances of business and finance. If you are under investigation or have been charged with a white-collar crime, the best defense is getting a knowledgeable and experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side as quickly as possible.
Many criminal defense lawyers do not have the experience to defend someone accused of a crime in federal court or are not equipped to handle the rigors of a federal criminal case. These lawyers simply advise their clients to take the best plea deal available without thoroughly investigating the case. This may be because they are unaware of all of their options, or because they are intimidated by the federal government.
As a former Enforcement Attorney with the SEC, Ms. Lefeber understands how the federal government works, which enables her to prepare a winning defense. She pays meticulous attention to every detail and carefully analyzes every aspect of her clients’ case. Ms. Lefeber frequently works with investigators and other forensic experts to evaluate each piece of evidence the government intends to introduce and identifies inconsistencies in the government’s case that can be used to present the strongest defense for her clients.
Ms. Lefeber proudly represents people in and around New York City who have been charged with white-collar crimes in federal court. She is tireless in her pursuit of justice and is a staunch and fierce defender of her clients’ rights.
If you are under investigation or have been charged with a white-collar crime, contact Hope Lefeber today. Call 610-668-6556 or complete the online form.