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Dedicated Representation.
Personalized Service And Communication.
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Experienced & Aggressive Criminal Defense Law Firm

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A Proven Record of Successful Results

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Dedicated Representation.
Personalized Service And Communication.
Zealous Defense.

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 and New Jersey. We provide seasoned legal counsel and are equipped to achieve successful legal results for our valued clients.

Put Our Experience On Your Side

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.

Appears in Federal Courts around the Country

Michael Bachner

Principal 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.

Case Results

Represented a former math
teacher accused of being a Ponzi
scheme mastermind.
Represented New York Giants
linebacker in gun possession
Acquitted a man of being part of
a scheme to defraud the U.S.
out of more than $200 million.
Represented former New York City Police Commissioner,
Bernard Kerik against false
statements and indictments.
In the case of People v. Sean
“Puff Daddy” Combs, Mr.
Bachner’s client was acquitted
of all charges.
Mr. Bachner has represented
numerous persons in the rap
and hip hop industry, both in
the criminal and civil arenas.

Feds accuse former
math teacher
of being
Ponzi scheme mastermind

Twenty two year-old hacker
Jimmy Zhong said
he never
meant to become a
criminal billionaire.
Employee and friend traded ahead of Pfizer’s “game-changer” announcement
on the success of its Paxlovid trial

Honors and Memberships

10 Years Selected To Super Lawyers
American College Of Trial Lawyers
The National Trail Lawyers | Top 100 Trial Lawyers
AV Preeminent | Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence

Defense Attorneys

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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