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Igor B. Litvak

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

The Litvak Law Firm, PLLC
1733 Sheepshead Bay Rd, Suite 22
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Phone: 718-989-2908
Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022
Licensed in New York Since: 2013
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Immigration: Consumer
Languages Spoken: English, Russian
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Attorney Profile

Brooklyn, New York, criminal defense attorney Igor B. Litvak is the founder of The Litvak Law Firm, PLLC. He assists clients in Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, Staten Island and Long Island with legal matters such as assault, cybercrime, domestic violence, drug crimes, DWI/DUI defense, white collar crimes, homicide and sex offenses.

Graduating with a BBA in marketing management and political science from Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business, Mr. Litvak earned his law degree at Rutgers Law School. While there, he excelled as the senior editor of the Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal and received the Eric R. Neisser Public Interest Program certificate for his pro bono work. He was also nominated as the president of the Jewish Law Student Association and a representative of the Student Bar Association. He further went on to obtain his LL.M. in trial advocacy at Temple University Beasley School of Law.

Licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey since 2013, Mr. Litvak has handled several high-profile cases throughout his career as counsel and lead co-counsel. He is well-versed in criminal law and has been lauded for his legal intellect and courtroom presence. He is a passionate and dedicated attorney who goes the extra mile for his clients. With numerous five-star reviews and peer endorsements, he holds a “Superb” rating on Avvo. His other bar admissions include the:

  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd and 9th Circuits

Mr. Litvak is bilingual in English and Russian since he was born and raised in Russia. With a strong sense of justice, he advocates for his clients in an aggressive and zealous manner. He has often been featured in the media due to the complex high-profile cases he handled. Maintaining an active role in his legal circle, he is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the New York Criminal Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
  • 10%Immigration: Consumer
Focus Areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Murder, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex Offenses, Tax Evasion, Theft, Criminal Domestic Violence, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, DUI/DWI, Naturalization & Citizenship

Selections

2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

About Igor B. Litvak

First Admitted: 2013, New York

Professional Webpage: https://nyccrimelawyer.com/igor-litvak/

Honors/Awards

  • Recipient of Eric R. Neisser Pro Bono Service Program Certificate
  • Senior Editor of Rutgers Computer and Technology Law Journal

Representative Clients

  • USA v Seleznev, USA v Smilianets, USA v Drinkman, USA v Firsov, USA v Levashov, USA v Shalov, USA v Shulaya Enterprise

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Igor Litvak is licensed to practice law before the sates of New York and New Jersey. In addition, Mr. Litvak is admitted to practice before the following Courts: US District Courts of Eastern, Southern and Northern District of New York, US District Court of New Jersey, US District Court for the District of Columbia, US District Court of Connecticut, US Court of Appeals for the Second, Third and Ninth Circuit. Attorney Igor Litvak is also a member of New York State Bar Association, and in 2019 became a member of the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and New York Criminal Bar Association.
  • US Eastern District Court of Virginia, Pro Hac Vice
  • US Northern District Court of Georgia, Pro Hac Vice
  • US Western District Court of Washington, Pro Hac Vice
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US District Court of Connecticut
  • US District Court for the District of Columbia
  • US District Court of New Jersey
  • US Southern District Court of New York
  • US Eastern District Court of New York
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Barbri Representative
  • LexisNexis Professional Research Certified
  • Student Bar Association 1L Representative
  • President of Jewish Law Student Association

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • LexisNexis Professional Research Certificate, 2010

Verdicts/Settlements

  • USA v Dmitriy Smilianets. The biggest cybercrime case ever prosecuted by the United States government, where losses were estimated at $300 million. Mr. Smilianets was facing life in jail but was sentenced to time served, which at the time came out to four and a half years., 2018

Educational Background

  • Temple University, Beasley School of Law, LLM in Trial Advocacy. In May 2018 Mr. Litvak graduated with an L.L.M Degree in Trial Advocacy from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the L.L.M. Trial Advocacy program at Temple Law, which a highly-ranked trial advocacy program in the country, Mr. Litvak perfected his jury trial advocacy skills by taking advance rules of evidence courses and by conducting multiple jury trials throughout the academic year, 2018
  • Baruch University, Zicklin School of Business, New York, NY, BBA Degree in Marketing Management & Political Science

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Office Location for Igor B. Litvak

1733 Sheepshead Bay Rd
Suite 22
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Phone: 718-989-2908

Last Updated: 8/1/2022

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