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Civil Rights • Criminal Defense • Personal Injury

At Leventhal & Klein, LLP, we specialize in civil rights and criminal defense. Our background, skill, and competence have set us apart as one of the leading civil rights law firms in New York City.

Our attorneys have spent a number of years working in key positions that have ultimately allowed them to successfully represent clients in civil rights and criminal cases. Over the years, they served in New York's Office of the Corporation Counsel, the Richmond County District Attorney's Office and New York City's juvenile prosecution unit. In doing so, they developed a broad and deep understanding of the intricacies of municipal liability and criminal prosecutions.

The attorneys of Leventhal & Klein are admitted to practice in the federal and state courts of New York and New Jersey. Through its civil rights focus, the firm is known for its work in police misconduct and wrongful convictions. From cases involving false arrest, police brutality, and unwarranted strip search and correction officer misconduct, to complex criminal cases, Leventhal & Klein's mission is to fight for justice every day.

Most importantly, we believe that hard work produces great results. Whether you are seeking a top civil rights attorney who can get you maximum compensation for civil rights abuses, or need a New York criminal lawyer with a strong and trusted voice to defend you against federal or state criminal charges, Leventhal & Klein has the insider knowledge and experience necessary to protect your civil rights.