Eric M. Creizman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in New York, NY

Creizman PLLC
 | 565 Fifth Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-972-0200
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2012
Licensed Since: 2000
Education: Columbia Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (60%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%),
  • Appellate (10%)
Attorney Profile

Founding member of the firm and an accomplished litigator, Eric M. Creizman represents individual and corporate clients in their cases involving white collar and federal criminal matters. He has represented his clients in grand jury investigations, pre-indictment advocacy, motion practice and hearings, jury trials, sentencing, restitution, forfeiture, and post-conviction motions under a wide variety of federal criminal statutes, spanning virtually the entire federal criminal code.

Prior to the founding of his New York City firm, Creizman LLC, Mr. Creizman practiced for 12 years at several elite international law firms: Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Heller Ehrman LLP, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP. This unique experience has given him invaluable experience in representing financial institutions, corporations, and individuals in criminal, regulatory, and civil matters relating to the mortgage industry crisis. These issues have included investigations and litigation related to mortgage-backed securities, collateralized debt obligations, and credit default swaps.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: White Collar (60%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Business Litigation (20%)

Securities Litigation (10%)

Appellate (10%): Appeals

Focus Areas

Criminal Defense: White Collar: White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Appellate: Appeals

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2012

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About Eric Creizman

Admitted: 2000, New York

Professional Webpage: http://creizmanllc.com/attorney/eric-m-creizman-principal-at...

Honors and Awards:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, New York Council of Defense Lawyers, 2017
  • Member, Board of Directors, The Bronx Defenders, nal Litigation Committee and past contributor, 2008
  • Criminal Justice Act Panel, U.S. District Court, E.D.N.Y. (since Jan. 2007)
  • Member, Criminal Justice Act Panel, Eastern District of New York,2007 – Present
  • Board of Directors, Bronx Defenders, 2008 – Present
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Member, Crimito Newsletter, American Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member, Westchester Committee, Federal Bar Council
  • Member of Criminal Law Committee, New York City Bar Association, 1999, 2001-2004, 2008 - Present
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
  • New York
  • Member, Criminal Law Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Eric Creizman's presentation to the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers: 2017 Seminar on Hot Topics in Federal Criminal Defense, Lecturer, Dealing with Government Trickery at Trial, 2017
  • Co-Author, 2010 Year-End Securities Enforcement Update, Gibson Dunn, 2011
  • Co-Author, Defending Corporate Executives In DOJ Antitrust Investigations, MLex Magazine, 2011
  • PLI, Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute, Co-Author, Defending Parallel Proceedings: Basic Principles & Tactical Considerations, Securities Litigation Report, Securities, 2010
  • Co-Author, Annual Review of SEC Enforcement 2009: A Year of Changes, With More To Come, Gibson Dunn, 2010
  • Author, Two SDNY Judges Reject Guideline Enhancements Based on Prior Convictions, New York Federal Criminal Practice Blog, 2009
  • Author, Case Notes: Month In Review, ABA Criminal Litigation Committee Online Newsletter, 2009
  • Co-Author, U.S. DOJ, Antitrust Division, Launches Investigation Into Certain Recruiting And Hiring Practices Of Technology Companies, Gibson Dunn, 2009
  • Case Notes: Month in Review, ABA Criminal Litigation Committee Newsletter, 2008
  • Co-Author, The Sentencing of Individuals Convicted of Violating the United States Antitrust Laws: An Overview of Basic Principles Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, International Cartels Conference, 2008
  • Case Notes: Month in Review, ABA Criminal Litigation Committee Newsletter, 2007
  • Co-Author, Recent Developments in the Criminal Prosecution of Federal Securities Law Violations, PLI Securities Litigation & Enforcement Institute, 2007
  • Co-Authored Chapter on Discovery in Federal Criminal Cases, Co-Author, Defending Federal Criminal Cases: Attacking the Government's Proof, Law Journal Press, White Collar Criminal Defense, 2006
  • Editor and Judge, First Year Moot Court Program in Columbia University
  • Administrative Editor, Journal of Law and Social Problems in Columbia University
  • "The Investigation and Prosecution of Corporate Executives Located Outside the United States by the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice,", "The Investigation and Prosecution of Corporate Executives Located Outside the United States by the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice,", 2008
  • The SEC in Transition: A Mid-Year Review of SEC Enforcement, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher Website, 2009
  • "Defending Parallel Proceedings: Basic Principles and Tactical Considerations,", Securities Litigation During The Financial Crisis: New York City Bar, 2009
  • Defending Corporate Executives Outside the US in Investigations and Prosecutions by the U.S. DOJ's Antitrust Division, MLex Magazine, 2010
  • Defending Parallel Proceedings: Basic Principles and Tactical Considerations, West Securities Litigation Report, 2010
  • Government Disclosure Pursuant to Rule 16 and 18 U.S.C. § 3500, Defending Federal Criminal Cases: Attacking the Government's Proof, Law Journal Press, 2006

Verdicts and Settlements:

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • AV Rated -- Martindale Hubbell

Video:

  • Eric Creizman discusses Mueller investigation on Law and Crime Network., Law and Crime Network, 2017
  • Eric Creizman featured in segment on American Greed concerning a health care fraud and money laundering trial in which his client was acquitted., American Greed, 2016

Educational Background:

  • Columbia Law School, J.D., James Kent Scholar; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 1999
  • Columbia University, B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, Departmental Honors, 1996

Industry Groups

  • Banking
  • Construction
  • Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • Mortgage-Backed Securities
  • No-Fault Insurance
  • Securities
Office Location for Eric M. Creizman

565 Fifth Avenue
7th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Phone: 212-972-0200

 

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Last Updated: 1/4/2018

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