William J. Dreyer

William J. Dreyer

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Albany, NY

Dreyer Boyajian LaMarche Safranko Attorneys at Law
 | 75 Columbia Street, Albany, NY 12210-2708
Phone: 518-463-7784
Fax: 518-463-4039
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1969
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (80%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)
Attorney Profile

For more than 40 years, William J. Dreyer has built a reputation as one of New York's finest civil and criminal defense attorneys. At Dreyer Boyajian LaMarche Safranko, Attorneys at Law, Mr. Dreyer focuses on a variety of criminal defense aspects, particularly federal and white collar defense. He accepts cases in Albany, Schenectady, Troy and the surrounding communities.

After graduating in 1966 from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, Mr. Dreyer earned his Juris Doctor from New York Law School in 1969. He then went on to serve several years as a captain in the U.S. Judge Advocate General's Corps for the United States Army. He is admitted to practice law in New York and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Tax Court, U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.

Mr. Dreyer has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America* every year since the publication's inception, and has earned the highest peer-reviewed rating of AV Preeminent** from Martindale-Hubbell for his ethical standards and legal ability. He is widely recognized in the legal community as an authority in federal practice and trials.

The American Bar Association invited Mr. Dreyer in 2006 to address the Judiciary of Thailand in Bangkok on white collar prosecutions and public corruption. He has also had the opportunity to lecture at various seminars and continuing legal education programs on civil and criminal law, ethics and civility. Mr. Dreyer belongs to the New York State Bar Association, the Albany County Bar Association and the Federal Bar Council.

*The Best Lawyers in America® 2013. Copyright 2013 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

About William Dreyer

Admitted: 1969, New York

Professional Webpage: https://www.dbls.com/about/our-team/william-j-dreyer/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Federal Bar Council
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1974
  • U.S. District Court District of Vermont
  • Member, CJA Committee, 2001 - Present
  • Panel Member, CJA Advisory, 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, 2007 - Present
  • Member, Albany County Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1974
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1984
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • Committee Member, NDNY Federal Public Defenders Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • New York, 1969
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1970
  • Past President and Trustee, NDNY Federal Court Bar Association
  • Breyer Committee, 2009 - Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Criminal Law Update, Albany County Bar Association, Ethics & Civility CLE, 2008

Educational Background:

  • Bowdoin College, 1996

Articles about William J. Dreyer appearing in Super Lawyers

Office Location for William J. Dreyer

75 Columbia Street
Albany, NY 12210-2708

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Last Updated: 2/9/2019

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