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New York Criminal Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested or are being investigated by law enforcement, your freedom and reputation are potentially in jeopardy. With so much at stake, your choice of defense attorney is one of the most critical decisions you will ever make. You need a dedicated and experienced professional with a versatile set of skills. At The Law Office of Matthew Galluzzo, our lawyers are former Manhattan Assistant District Attorneys that have tried numerous felony cases to verdict, argued dozens of appeals, and negotiated countless favorable dispositions involving a wide range of criminal charges and investigations. Our unique insight into prosecutorial strategies and methods makes us particularly effective at evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of the government’s case against you. Moreover, our expertise with complex criminal issues allows us to utilize any and all of the protections available to you under the law. Should your defense strategy ultimately involve a trial, you can be confident in the knowledge that we are aggressive and polished courtroom lawyers that have tried many serious felony cases to jury verdict. On the other hand, if it is in your best interests to negotiate with the government or try to persuade it to reconsider its pursuit of you, our solid reputations for professionalism and integrity allow us to be particularly effective advocates on your behalf. In short, we will draw on our invaluable experience to advise you on your best available gameplan – and then use our full arsenal of skills to help you execute it.

Some of our areas of expertise include the following in State and Federal Courts:

White collar crimes (insider trading, bribery, embezzlement, extortion, money laundering, falsification of business records, etc).

Violent crimes (assault, homicide, manslaughter, arson)

Drug and narcotics offenses (possession, distribution, and conspiracy)

Sexual offenses (rape, sexual assault, possession of illegal images, illicit communications, promoting prostitution, human trafficking)

Larceny and fraud-related crimes (fraud, cybercrimes, identity theft, theft, shoplifting, forgery, forged instruments, immigration fraud, Health Care fraud)

Weapons offenses (illegal possession of firearms, illegal possession of knives, etc.)

DUI and Vehicular offenses (drunk driving, driving while impaired, driving with a suspended license, etc).

Property crimes (trespass, destruction of property, graffiti, etc).

Client Reviews

I found myself in such a dark place thinking only God could understand and help me through this horrible situation. But Matthew Galluzzo did. And he did so in a very kind, compassionate and respectful manner. Enough said.


Matthew Galluzzo saved the day when the unthinkable happened. Every phone call was returned within minutes. All email correspondences were replied to expeditiously. Matt handled our case as if it was a member of his own family in the courtroom. Despite all the obstacles along the way, Matt's legal...


In less than an hour of assessing my case, Mr. Galluzzo had a clear direction and evoked a confident demeanor that was infectious. During the course of several court appearances he was always prepared, and took more than a personal interest when errors in court procedure occurred. Mr. Galluzzo...


We hired Matt when my son was arrested on several very serious felony charges. Matt is not only very knowledgeable about the law, he genuinely cares about his clients. He was patient and professional, inside the courtroom and out, in what turned out to be a very long process. He worked closely with...


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