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Samuel Gregory

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Brooklyn, NY

Law Offices of Samuel Gregory P.C.
16 Court Street, Suite 1203
Brooklyn, NY 11241
Phone: 718-222-2992
Fax: 718-222-2889
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021
Licensed in New York Since: 1984
Education: New York Law School
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (50%), Criminal Defense: White Collar (50%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Samuel Gregory is the managing partner with the Law Offices of Samuel Gregory, P.C., in Brooklyn, New York. From his law firm, Mr. Gregory represents clients throughout New York City's five boroughs as well as the surrounding areas of New Jersey who face serious state and federal criminal charges.

Widely regarded as one of the top criminal defense attorneys in the region, Mr. Gregory has defended the rights and liberties of his clients for more than 25 years. During that time, he has achieved unprecedented success obtaining favorable verdicts on behalf of his clients, securing acquittals in 85 percent of the cases he has handled. In fact, Mr. Gregory holds the distinction of being the first criminal defense attorney to obtain an acquittal in a death penalty case for a client facing a first-degree murder charge in 1997.

A graduate of Boston University, Mr. Gregory attended New York Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor, cum laude, in 1984. That same year, both the New York State Bar Association and the New Jersey State Bar Association admitted him to practice, and he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit. Upon receiving his license to practice, Mr. Gregory began his career serving with the Legal Aid Society as a public defender for several years before establishing his own private practice in 1991.

Possessing an extensive amount of knowledge and experience regarding criminal defense law, Mr. Gregory has served as a trial advocacy professor for St. John's University School of Law. He has also conducted seminars for the Kings County Criminal Bar Association, where he serves on their board of directors, and in 2016, he won the association's Man of the Year award. In addition, he has appeared as an analyst on numerous television news programs, and he holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*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
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 50%Criminal Defense: White Collar
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Criminal Law - Federal


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021

About Samuel Gregory

First Admitted: 1984, New York

Professional Webpage:


  • AV rating from Martindale Hubbell
  • Man of the Year, Kings County Criminal Bar Association
  • Named to Super Lawyers five years

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Legal Aid Society, 1984

Educational Background

  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, B.S., Honors: With High Distinction, Majors: Political Science and Philosophy

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Lecturer, Brooklyn Bar Association
  • Lecturer, Kings County District Attorney's Office
  • Lecturer, Brooklyn Law School
  • Lecturer, New York Law School
  • St. Johns University School of Law, Trial advocacy professor, 2008 - 2009
  • Identifying and implementing a theory of defense, Kings County Criminal Bar Association, 2009 - Present

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New York, 1984
  • Kings County Criminal Bar Association, Member
  • New Jersey, 1984
  • Kings County Criminal Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2009 - Present
  • Brooklyn Criminal Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1991
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Office Location for Samuel Gregory

16 Court Street
Suite 1203
Brooklyn, NY 11241

Phone: 718-222-2992

Fax: 718-222-2889

Last Updated: 3/17/2021

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