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The Blanch Law Firm
Top-Rated Criminal Lawyers & Defense Attorneys
Message from Our Founding Partner and NYC Criminal Lawyer, Ryan Blanch: “Our ‘team approach’ is more than a simple mantra – it’s our framework for success. The Blanch Law Firm’s Criminal Defense Lawyers, consisting of former prosecutors and attorneys hailing from some of the nation’s best law schools, bring together top-level knowledge and experience to the defense of our clients. Our philosophy is that maintaining a diverse team affords our clients the best possible criminal defense. Each team member’s background hails from a different side of the justice system, making our collaborative effort uniquely essential to our success. Above all else, we are criminal defense lawyers. The specific charge the government chooses to levy against our clients is not paramount in guiding our strategy as we believe a carefully crafted, unwavering defense is superior to a reactionary one. A case comes down to evidence not allegations. While our firm touts an impressive roster of corporate and high profile clients, we treat all of our clients like high profile ones. We believe that every case deserves high-stakes, high profile treatment and that each of our clients should receive celebrity attention from their criminal attorneys. With this in mind, our law firm consists of three Divisions which can guide our strategy when identifying issues and formulating a customized criminal defense plan in each case. These Divisions are separated into: (i) White Collar Crime, (ii) Professionals & High Profile Individuals, and (iii) Blue & Grey Collar Division which includes non-financial crimes such as violent and drug related charges and major felonies. Our criminal trial team’s mission is to provide the best defense possible to each and every one of our clients. Together, we offer something unique – big-firm representation in a small-firm atmosphere. I am truly proud of our team, its reputation and record of success. Don’t take my word for it. Our case results, awards, and press recognition speak for themselves.” –Ryan Blanch, Founding Partner
The Blanch Law Firm focuses on criminal investigations and cases from New York to California. Our White Collar Criminal Division represents those accused of major felonies having a financial element to the crime charged. We have a great deal of experience defending Industry Clients as well as Professionals and High Profile people from criminal charges and in government investigations with our team of top-rated criminal lawyers and defense attorneys. Our Industry Clients comprise corporate entities. Since the firm’s inception we have successfully represented corporate and individual clients facing federal and state criminal charges running the gamut from money laundering, tax evasion and grand larceny to wire fraud, mail fraud, securities crimes and insurance fraud.
INDUSTRY & CORPORATE CLIENTS
Our corporate clients have included companies in various industries including, but not limited to, Telecomm, Marketing, Airline, Software Development, Medical & Pharmaceutical, Import/Export as well as Gambling and Entertainment. Federal and state criminal prosecutors have roped our corporate clients into a myriad of white collar criminal allegations from running illegal operations involving counterfeiting and gambling, to market manipulation, bid rigging, trafficking in counterfeit goods and creating fraudulent investment vehicles as facades for Ponzi schemes. Defending companies can raise a separate host of concerns requiring a criminal law firm well versed in corporate compliance and due diligence issues. In some cases, federal prosecutors will seek to impute the entity with the collective knowledge of its key individuals even where no single individual has the requisite criminal intent. Compliance programs, such as Anti-Money Laundering protocols, initially created by our clients to obviate accidental wrong-doing are often later used by prosecutors as evidence against corporate defendants. As such, cases against corporations often have a unique element of concern that are best handled by experienced corporate crime counsel.
DEFENDING PROFESSIONALS & HIGH PROFILE INDIVIDUALS
Our defense of Professionals & High Profile Individuals in criminal cases straddles both the White Collar and Non-White Collar Criminal Divisions. Whether our client is a celebrity accused of assault or homicide or an Options Trader accused of running a pay-to-play scheme, our attorneys work diligently to protect the individual from more than just a criminal conviction. Keeping the investigation or criminal case out of the media and/or employer’s purview is of paramount concern. Our criminal lawyers operating out of NYC and Los Angeles have represented doctors, lawyers and bankers and hedge fund principals, as well as celebrities including an award winning movie director, actors and models in a wide array of matters from assault to drug related offenses. We have successfully employed what we call media-mitigation tactics to minimize the potential for negative impact associated with unfavorable news coverage.
DRUG & VIOLENT CRIMES DIVISION
Our criminal lawyers possess vast experience in defending individuals from large felony cases in federal and state courts. We have successfully represented clients in a litany of drug trafficking cases, homicide and attempted murder charges, human trafficking and robbery charges to name a few. We have also defended clients facing both state and federal criminal drug charges (narcotics, cocaine, heroin, marijuana); ranging from distribution & manufacturing, possession, and drug sales & trafficking. You shouldn’t have to be a celebrity to have your criminal case receive outstanding attention from your legal team. We have built our reputation and earned our recognition and awards placing us among the best criminal defense attorneys by representing common people facing uncommon, difficult circumstances. The Blanch Law Firm also handles all other criminal defense matters, including immigration crimes, federal crimes, government investigations, drug trafficking crimes, and criminal appeals with top-rated NYC criminal lawyers & defense attorneys. Please view our full list of criminal practice areas. To speak to an attorney from The Blanch Law Firm regarding your specific charge or case, call 212-736-3900.