Arthur L. Aidala

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in New York, NY

Aidala, Bertuna & Kamins, P.C.
 | 546 5th Avenue, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Phone: 800-410-4804
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (60%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (20%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Italian
Attorney Profile

A founder of New York City-based Aidala Bertuna & Kamins, Arthur L. Aidala focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense matters. The types of cases he handles for his area clients include drug possession and trafficking, sex crimes, domestic violence, driving under the influence, theft, homicide, white collar crimes and expungements. Mr. Aidala also provides assistance to clients in residential real estate transactions, and he has experience representing plaintiffs in personal injury and wrongful death litigation as well.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Aidala attended Purchase College, State University of New York, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in political science in 1989. He then enrolled at The City University of New York School of Law and received his Juris Doctor in 1992. After graduation, Mr. Aidala joined the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office where he rose to the level of senior trial attorney and gained significant experience trying homicide cases before entering private practice in 1997. He is admitted to practice before all New York and New Jersey state courts.

Mr. Aidala has participated in numerous high-profile criminal trials during his career in private practice. In 2010, he represented Hall of Fame member and former New York Giant Lawrence Taylor in a highly publicized sexual assault case and was able to obtain a plea agreement with the prosecutor that reduced the penalties to a period of probation. Mr. Aidala also successfully represented an owner of a rigging company who had been charged with manslaughter and other crimes after a crane collapsed and killed several people in 2008. After a month-long trial, his client was acquitted on all counts. Mr. Aidala frequently appears on Fox News offering legal commentary.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (60%): Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence

Civil Litigation (20%)

Real Estate (20%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Murder, Sex Offenses, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2018

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About Arthur Aidala

Admitted: 1992, New York

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyers, 2012 - 2013
  • Master of Defense, Cranes New York Business
  • New Go to Lawyer for Those in Big Trouble, Cranes New York Business

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Columbian Lawyers Association of New York City
  • Brooklyn Bar Association - 2nd Vice President
  • Columbian Lawyers Assoc. of the 1st Dept. - Past President
  • Kings County Bar Asociation - Board of Directors
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • New York, 1992

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Brooklyn Law School - Trial Advocary, Guest Lecturer
  • St. John's University School of Law - Trial Advocacy, Guest Lecturer
  • Harvard Law School - Criminal Law Tactics and Ethics, Guest Lecturer
  • Fordham University School of Law - Trial Advocacy, Guest Lecturer

Representative Clients:

  • Abe Hirschfeld
  • Brigitte Harris
  • Lawrence Taylor (both criminal and civil trials)


Educational Background:

  • State University of New York, College of Purchase, 1989
Office Location for Arthur L. Aidala

546 5th Avenue
6th Floor
New York, NY 10036

Phone: 800-410-4804


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Last Updated: 1/4/2018

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