Marc L. Mukasey

Founding Partner

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New York
T (212) 466-6406
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Marc Mukasey is a renowned trial lawyer who defends individuals and business entities in all manner of criminal, civil, and regulatory cases. 

Marc is highly rated in Chambers and Partners' USA rankings of white collar lawyers based on praise from clients and peers: “From my perspective, he's the best trial lawyer out there.” “His presence in court is fantastic.” “A tremendous trial lawyer.” He's been described as “imaginative,” “creative,” “incredibly smart” and someone who “knows how to talk to a jury.”  Marc is widely recognized and sought-after for his trial skill and courtroom presentation.

Marc's recent work includes multiple, high-stakes, high-pressure federal trials, among them the acquittal of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher in a murder trial that captivated the nation, and the first-ever acquittal in a commodities fraud “spoofing” trial. He's also represented a U.S. Congressman during an investigation that concluded without any charges filed. His resume also includes the representation of a major corporation in the Deepwater Horizon explosion, public officials at the federal and state levels, a Hall of Fame coach, a leading fashion brand, and a beloved national sports institution. Marc also counseled the largest private Hasidic Jewish school in New York State through a criminal investigation that allowed the school to avoid indictment and enter into a deferred prosecution agreement.

Marc is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been named multiple times by Law360 as an MVP of the Year in the White Collar category. He is also a member of the New York Council of Defense Lawyers. 

Prior to founding the firm, Marc led the white collar defense practices at two international law firms and was a Chief in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York.

Education

  • Dartmouth College, B.A. 1989
  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D., cum laude 1993

Clerkship

  • Hon. I. Leo Glasser, U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y.

Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

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