Leading Criminal Defense And Personal Injury Lawyers

Priding ourselves on making sure clients get the aggressive legal representation they deserve

OUR TEAM

CARY LONDON, Esq.

CARY LONDON, Esq.

Cary London is a premier trial attorney who has handled over 10,000 criminal and civil matters in his career, and taken over 100 cases to jury verdict.

 Mr. London is a graduate of University of Virginia and New York Law School. He was recognized by the New York Law Journal as one of their prominent Rising Stars of 2013.

He has previously worked for the NYPD defending Police Officers accused of misconduct, Brooklyn Defender Services as a trial attorney, clerked for Supreme Court Justice Richard Lee Price in Bronx State Supreme Court, and worked for the Trial Bureau 30/50 in the Bronx District Attorney’s Office.

Mr. London has quickly become the “go to” attorney for all five boroughs of New York City. He prides himself on making sure clients get the aggressive legal representation they deserve.


Mr. London has also previously has worked for the Oakland Raiders in their legal department, specializing in contract negotiations and licensing agreements. And for a brief time, Mr. London worked for a boutique Real Estate litigation firm, handling residential and commercial closings, as well as all landlord-tenant issues.

Work Experience

CARY LONDON LAW, P.L.L.C. – Managing partner at a boutique criminal defense and personal injury law firm located in the heart of New York City.

LONDON INDUSI LLP – Partner at a Brooklyn based civil rights and criminal defense firm.

BROOKLYN DEFENDER SERVICES– Trial Attorney at the premier public defender’s office in Brooklyn. Represented over 5,000 criminal defendants in Brooklyn from arraignments to final dispositions. Took over 4500 pleas, as well as took to trial over 30 Criminal and Supreme Court cases.

SPERBER DENENBERG & KAHAN, PC – Handled various real estate transactions, including landlord-tenant issues, residential and commercial closings, as well as lease formations.

NYPD DEFENSE – Represented NYPD Officers accused of misconduct in administrative hearings and trials in the 1 Police Plaza Department Trial Room. Expert on the NYPD Patrol Guide.

BRONX DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE – Participated in Attempted Murder Trial, as well as Felony Assault trial as a member of the Trial Bureau 30/40.

OAKLAND RAIDERS LEGAL DEPARTMENT – Performed extensive research in various areas of contract and sports law. Assisted in drafting player contracts, stadium concession contracts, and licensing agreements.

HONORABLE JUDGE RICHARD LEE PRICE – Conducted clerical legal research for memorandum opinions for Judge R.L. Price. Observed and reported on trials and hearings of misdemeanor and felony offenses.


Education

- Bachelor Degree: University of Virginia 

- Juris Doctorate: New York Law School

- Trial Skills: Troy Trial Training Program

- BDS Hard Knocks: Ed Mayr Lecture Series

- DNA Examination: Making Sense of Science 7

Bar Admissions

- New York State Bar

- Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York

- Federal District Court for the Eastern District of New York


Other Professional Positions and Memberships

- NYSACDL, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

- NYSBA, New York State Bar Association

- NACDL, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

- KCBA – Kings County Bar Association

- KCCBA – Kings County Criminal Bar Association

- NYSTL – New York State Trial Lawyers

- NYLJ “Rising Star” – New York Law Journal Rising Star

- Jewish Lawyers Guild Sustaining Member


BRIAN WAGNER, Esq.

BRIAN WAGNER, Esq.

Mr. Wagner is a former prosecutor for the District Attorney’s Office turned criminal defense lawyer. At the Brooklyn DA’s office, he tried many cases in court and took several cases to successful verdicts.

He was a prosecutor so he knows how to think like one and will work to point out all of the flaws in the prosecution’s arguments against you.

 Mr. Wagner is a seasoned trial veteran with the skill set and experience necessary to protect your rights. National TV and Radio shows often feature Attorney Wagner as an expert commentator to provide his insights as a criminal defense attorney and former prosecutor.


JOHN PAUL DEVERNA, Esq.

JOHN PAUL DEVERNA, Esq.

Mr. DeVerna was an Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. During his six year tenure as a prosecutor, he achieved success both as an Investigative Attorney and as a Trial Attorney. During his time in Major Narcotics Bureau, Mr. DeVerna gained extensive experience negotiating pleas, conducting pre-trial hearings, conducting investigations, and presenting cases to the Grand Jury.



McCarthy Hawkins, Esq.

McCarthy Hawkins, Esq.

Mr. Hawkins is a former Kings County Assistant District Attorney who has vast experience in all areas of criminal law.



David Hazan, Esq.

David Hazan, Esq.

Mr. Hazan concentrates his practice on civil rights litigation, specializing in the areas of Wrongful Arrest, Constitutional Law, Children’s Rights, Class Actions, and Free Speech/ First Amendment Litigation. Mr. Hazan spent six years of his career as a dedicated public servant at the New York City Office of the Corporation Counsel in the Special Federal Litigation Division, where he was responsible for litigating complex civil rights cases and supervising and training younger attorneys. During those years, Mr. Hazan successfully represented the New York City Police Department and the City of New York in several high profile class action lawsuits, wherein plaintiffs claimed that the New York City Police Department had an actual policy and practice of violating individuals’ Constitutional Rights. Mr. Hazan now vigorously and aggressively protects the rights of individuals and the public at large from the violation of their civil rights, including police brutality and prisoner abuse.


Stuart Jacobs, Esq.

Stuart Jacobs, Esq.

Mr. Jacobs concentrates his practice on complex civil rights cases, specializing in the areas of Wrongful Arrest, Excessive force, and Constitutional law. Mr. Jacobs vigorously and aggressively protects individuals and the public from civil rights violations, including cases involving false arrest, police brutality and prisoners’ rights. Mr. Jacobs previously worked as an Assistant Corporation Counsel at the New York City Law Department, Special Federal Litigation Division, where he specialized in defending the City of New York, New York City Police Officers, and New York City Correction Officers against lawsuits filed by individuals pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, alleging that their constitutional rights had been violated. These claims included, but were not limited to, false arrest, malicious prosecution, excessive force, and denial of medical treatment. Mr. Jacobs’ unique background of having represented citizens, as well as police officers and correction officers, has provided Mr. Jacobs with the necessary perspective and understanding that only comes from litigating cases from both sides.


Annette Aletor, Esq.

Annette Aletor, Esq.

She has experience litigating matters arising under federal and state employment laws, including issues arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act and New York Labor Law


Arjeta Albani, Esq.

Arjeta Albani, Esq.

She is an aggressive litigator who graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law in 2018. During law school, Arjeta was an articles editor for, and published in, the University of Maryland Journal of Business and Technology Law. Arjeta was also a member of the Moot Court Board and a member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Team, which provided her opportunities to compete and participate in several competitions. Arjeta is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey.


Scott Ruplinger

Scott Ruplinger

Scott has over 15 years of experience forensic science having been trained in multiple disciplines by three state crime laboratories. He has consulted on over 500 cases involving DNA analysis, controlled substances, blood alcohol, forensic protocols and expert testimony limitations. He has testified in state and federal courts as well as lectured on a variety of forensic issues and disciplines including legal and ethical obligations of experts as well as discipline specific testimony. Mr. Ruplinger currently handles cases of possible wrongful conviction based on bad or faulty forensic science.



Julie Larsen

Julie Larsen

Office Manager and paralegal.



Sandy Sun

Sandy Sun

Paralegal


Belinda Jaime

Belinda Jaime

Paralegal


Jacob Grover

Jacob Grover

Paralegal.