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AN ELITE LAW FIRM IN THE HEART OF MANHATTAN’S FINANCIAL DISTRICT
In the legal arena, experience is an essential commodity. At Bachner & Associates, PC, we have been handling complex criminal defense and securities litigation cases for over 30 years. Our knowledge and experience can help you achieve a successful legal result.
Our attorneys have extensive experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state courtrooms throughout New York. We provide seasoned legal counsel and are equipped to achieve successful legal results for our valued clients.
Put Our Experience On Your Side
At Bachner & Associates, PC., we have been serving the critical legal needs of our clients since 1988. Our clients include corporations and officers, investment bankers, stockbrokers, mortgage bankers, bank officials, high-profile celebrities in the entertainment and sports fields, and other professionals such as doctors, pharmacists and lawyers.
We focus solely on criminal defense and typically represent clients facing serious consequences such as jail time, fines, restitution and loss of professional license. Whether you are facing offenses centering on white collar crimes, fraud, drug crimes or securities, our firm is prepared to provide vigorous defense.
Michael BachnerPRINCIPAL ATTORNEY
Attorney Michael Bachner has been practicing law for over 30 years. He served as in-house counsel for a New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) brokerage firm, representing the firm in securities litigation and arbitration issues involving broker fraud and SEC violations, criminal investigations as well as other critical legal and ethical matters.
teacher accused of being a Ponzi
linebacker in gun possession
a scheme to defraud the U.S.
out of more than $200 million.
Bernard Kerik against false
statements and indictments.
People v. Sean “Puff
“Puff Daddy” Combs, Mr.
Bachner’s client was acquitted
of all charges.
numerous persons in the rap
and hip hop industry, both in
the criminal and civil arenas.
Our experience as former prosecutors informs our criminal defense practice today. Knowing the criminal justice system from both sides allows us to proactively anticipate and counter the prosecution’s tactics. While we are prepared to defend clients who are facing a broad range of charges including drug offenses, fraud charges and weapons charges. We devote significant resources to clients facing serious penalties in complex cases including white collar crimes – forgery, fraud, tax evasion and other financial crimes – and securities disputes – broker fraud, insider trading, stock manipulations and other securities violations. Clients throughout New York and New Jersey trust our firm for thorough preparation and tenacious defense from start to finish.
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