Dedicated and Experienced New York City Law Office

Our Legal Services

The Law Office of Michael K. Bachrach is committed to professional excellence and client service. Located in Manhattan, Mr. Bachrach has extensive experience with complex criminal litigation in Federal and State courts, including trials, appeals, and collateral proceedings. He also has handled a range of capital defense matters and has a great depth of knowledge on Federal sentencing issues, racketeering, national security-related offenses, as well as lower-profile matters such as money laundering, mail fraud, and narcotics. As a firm, Mr. Bachrach’s mission is to provide the highest level of professionalism, integrity and ethical standards, while advocating diligently and zealously for each and every client, no matter the size of the case or the issues involved. This page is provided as a general overview of some of the criminal law matters we handle at our firm. If you need to speak with a criminal defense lawyer about an important legal matter, call the Law Office of Michael K. Bachrach in New York City at 212-929-0592, or contact us online.

Violent Crimes, Conspiracies and Serious Criminal Charges

If you have been charged with a violent crime or other serious criminal charge, we will provide a vigorous defense on your behalf. Some of the criminal charges we handle include:

Drug charges
Organized crime
Promoting prostitution
White Collar Crimes

We handle all white collar charges in State and Federal courts, including:

Money laundering
Tax fraud
Stock fraud
Insurance fraud
Mail fraud
Honest Services Fraud
Other state and federal charges

White collar crimes are often charged in Federal court. The Federal system is distinct from the State system, so it is important to contact an attorney familiar with the Federal criminal system. Our firm has extensive experience in defending clients charged with a crime in State and Federal courts.


In additional to representing individuals at trial, Mr. Bachrach has extensive experience with both State and Federal appeals, as well as collateral proceedings such as corum nobis and habeas corpus petitions. In this capacity, Mr. Bachrach has obtained the reversal of prior convictions caused by the violation of defendants’ Constitutional Due Process Rights. Examples include, reversal of convictions caused by ineffective assistance of prior counsel under Strickland v. Washington, discrimination in jury selection under Batson v. Kentucky, prosecutorial misconduct under Brady v. Maryland and Giglio v. United States, insufficient evidence and actual innocence.

The firm represents clients in New York City, including Manhattan, Brooklyn (Kings County), Queens and the Bronx, as well as Minnesota, Washington D.C. and Federal courts including the Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of New York, District of Vermont, District of Colorado, District of New Jersey, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.