Jacob Laufer

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Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in New York, NY

Jacob Laufer P.C.
 | 65 Broadway, Suite 1005
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 212-422-8500
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2015
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (60%),
  • Business Litigation (40%)
Attorney Profile

The founding partner of his eponymous firm located in New York, New York, Jacob Laufer devotes most of his legal practice to defending clients who have been charged with white collar crimes. He also handles complex civil litigation, and he has represented area clients in cases involving tax fraud, professional malpractice, mortgage fraud, money laundering, antitrust violations and business disputes. Mr. Laufer has also represented clients in matters related to the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act as well as those relating to violations of federal securities laws and regulations.

After receiving a Bachelor of Science from Brooklyn College in 1971, Mr. Laufer attended Fordham University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1974. While in law school, he was a member of the Fordham Law Review. After graduation, Mr. Laufer was an attorney with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York before leaving the federal government and entering private practice in 1979. During his career, Mr. Laufer has gained the respect of his fellow professionals, as evidenced by his receipt of an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and his prestigious admission to Super Lawyers from 2006 to 2016. 

Mr. Laufer is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia. He is also admitted to practice before several federal courts, including the Supreme Court of the United States. Other federal admissions include the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd, 5th and District of Columbia Circuits.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

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

Business Litigation (40%)

Focus Areas

White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2015

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About Jacob Laufer

Admitted: 1975, New York

Professional Webpage: http://www.lauferlaw.com/jacob.php


  • Named in the prestigious Super Lawyers magazine, 2006 - present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Washington, D.C., 1975
  • New York State, 1975

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Member, Fordham Law Review

Educational Background:

  • City University of New York, Brooklyn College, B.S., 1971
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Office Location for Jacob Laufer

65 Broadway
Suite 1005
New York, NY 10006

Phone: 212-422-8500


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Last Updated: 7/13/2017

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