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NYC Criminal Defense Attorneys

Legal Representation with Offices in Manhattan, Mineola, and Suffolk

With over 100 years of combined experience, Raiser & Kenniff, P.C. is the place to go when you have been accused of a crime or need to go to court. Our firm’s founders are former prosecutors who understand how to strategically defend our clients in state and federal courts. When the media needs professional and accurate insight on cases in the national spotlight, they turn to our team, as several of our NYC criminal defense lawyers have been recognized as some of the top attorneys in the United States. You deserve legal representatives with national recognition and a strong track record of delivering results.

Call (888) 646-0025 or contact us online to schedule a free, no-risk consultation. We offer flexible payment options and offer our legal services in English, Spanish, and Russian.


  • Risk-Free Consultation

    We offer a risk-free evaluation of your case and are here to help you understand your legal options. We are available 24/7, day or night, to help you.

  • Top-Rated Team

    Recognized as the top attorneys in the USA.

  • Former Prosecutors
    Our founding partners are both former New York prosecutors who bring unique experience and insights to every case, especially when it comes to going to trial.

a Reputation For excellence

Read Our Client Testimonials
  • They Really Care

    “They treated me wonderfully and helped me out of a bind. I feel that this firm really cares.”

  • Give them a call!

    “Extremely professional and efficient lawyers.”

  • Top-Notch!

    “They go well above and beyond. Highly recommend.”

  • Integrity

    “Thomas Kenniff is a true definition of an attorney and a humanitarian.”

  • Great Law Firm

    “The lawyers know exactly what they are doing all for a great price.”

Fewer Clients.
Better Service.

Our NYC criminal defense attorneys take on fewer clients than other law firms, allowing us to provide an exceptional level of service. We believe more attentive service translates to better outcomes. When you work with us, you will exclusively work one-on-one with one of our talented NYC criminal defense lawyers, and you will have direct access to your attorney 24/7. Securing an optimal outcome and ensuring your satisfaction are our top priorities. Our client reviews speak for themselves.

How We Can Help

You should not wait to speak to a NYC criminal defense attorney if you have been charged with a crime or have become involved in any matter that may require going to court. The longer you wait to seek legal representation, the fewer defense and legal options you may have. We will listen to your story, thoroughly evaluate the circumstances of your case, and get to work on a comprehensive case strategy. Our NYC legal professionals are prepared to take on cases involving state crimes, federal crimes, employment law, Title IX, personal injury claims, estate planning, business law, and more. 

We're An Award-Winning Firm

  • AV Martindale-Hubbell Preeminent Rating
  • Best Lawyers US News & World Report 2020
  • Client Champion
  • BBB A+ Rating
  • 2021 Best Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Avvo 10.0 Rating
  • Avvo 5-Star Reviews

Committed to Your Case

We recognize that you have many options when choosing a criminal defense representative. Speak to one of our NYC criminal defense lawyers at Raiser & Kenniff, P.C. to learn more about what we can do for you before committing to anything. Your first consultation is complimentary, so there is no risk in reaching out. This meeting is an important opportunity for us to get to know you as much as it is a chance for you to explore how we can approach your case. If you choose to retain our services, rest assured we will do everything in our power to secure the best possible outcome.

We win cases because we make your problems our problems. Contact us online or call (888) 646-0025 to explore your options with our team today.


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