Arthur L. Aidala

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
Fax: 212-750-8297
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.

    About Arthur Aidala

    Admitted: 1992, New York

    Professional Webpage:


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

    Bar/Professional Activity:

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

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

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

    Representative Clients:

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


    Educational Background:

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

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

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    Last Updated: 2/7/2020

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