Daniel N. Arshack

Daniel N. Arshack

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in New York, NY

Arshack, Hajek & Lehrman, PLLC
 | 1790 Broadway, Suite 710
New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-582-6500
Fax: 212-459-0568
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1983
Education: Antioch Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%),
  • International (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

As the managing partner at Arshack, Hajek & Lehrman, PLLC, Daniel N. Arshack focuses his practice on criminal defense and complex civil litigation, handling cases that include white collar crimes, arms dealing, money laundering, narcotics, securities fraud litigation, conspiracy and sex crimes. He has also successfully handled invasion of privacy cases, therapist/physician abuse cases, civil rights cases and commercial disputes. His offices are located in New York City, New York, and in London, England, and he accepts clients both domestically and internationally.

Mr. Arshack earned undergraduate degrees from Stockholm University and Brandeis University in 1978. He then went on to earn his law degree from the Antioch School of Law in 1983.

With more than 30 years of experience, Mr. Arshack has successfully represented clients in thousands of cases before both state and federal courts across the U.S. as well as before international tribunals. In his criminal defense practice, he draws on the experience he gained founding, and then supervising, The Bronx Defenders, a public defender's office.

Mr. Arshack has earned the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. He explains, "Our depth of experience and willingness to make the effort to fully investigate and understand the factual minutiae of each case consistently yield successful outcomes. We even the playing field by never, never, passing on an opportunity to advocate for our client. Our dedication to our client is complete."

An active member of the legal community, Mr. Arshack serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and was the elected president of the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Currently, he is also serving as co-chairman of the International Affairs committee of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

About Daniel Arshack

Admitted: 1983, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.lawahl.com/attorneys/daniel-n-arshack-2/


  • Appeared as a commentator on The Today Show, Night Line with Ted Koeppel, The Queen Latifa Show, CBS, NBC and ABC News and on Court TV
  • AV rated from Martindale Hubbell
  • Former President, New York Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Elected President, 2007
  • Founded a new public defender's office in The Bronx "The Bronx Defenders", Under contract to the City of New York, 1996
  • New York, 1983
  • NACDL, International Affairs Committee, Co-Chairman
  • Co-Drafter of the Rules of Professional Conduct submitted by the ICB to the ICC
  • International Criminal Bar, Founding member
  • New York Sun Works, Member of the Board
  • Perren Buildings Chambers, London, International member
  • Benjamin Cardozo School of Law, Adjunct professor of trial advocacy
  • International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in the Hague, U.S. counsel
  • International Criminal Defense Attorneys Association - USA (ICDAA), Member of the Board of Directors
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) to the Council of the International Criminal Bar (ICB), Elected representative

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Created the first Institutional Review Board to review clinical research proposals for their ethical impact on participants at Gay Men's Health Crisis in New York City, 1992
  • Started the Manhattan School for Children, a public school, 1991
  • Active NGO delegate, NACDL at the United Nations Preparatory Commission on the ICC

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • See Documents loaded onto www.lawahl.com related to the international criminal tribunals, the death penalty, statute of limitations expansions and grand jury practices.


  • Nieves v. Home Box Office, 815 N.Y.S.2d 495, 2006

Educational Background:

  • Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and Einstein School of Medicine, post-graduate work in Medical Bio-Ethics and the Humanities, 1994
  • Antioch School of Law, 1982
  • Brandeis University and University of Stockholm, 1978

Industry Groups

  • Business Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • White Collar - Criminal Defense
Office Location for Daniel N. Arshack

1790 Broadway
Suite 710
New York, NY 10019

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Last Updated: 7/6/2018

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