Aaron Mysliwiec

Top rated white collar crimes attorney in New York, New York

Miedel & Mysliwiec LLP
Aaron Mysliwiec
Miedel & Mysliwiec LLP

Practice Areas: White collar crimes, Criminal defense

Licensed in New York since: 2003

Education: Georgetown University Law Center

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022

Miedel & Mysliwiec LLP

80 Broad Street
Suite 1900
New York, NY 10004 Visit website


As a partner at Miedel & Mysliwiec LLP, Aaron Mysliwiec is committed to representing clients across the country as well as in Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, the Bronx, and the eastern and southern districts of New York. He focuses his practice on criminal defense, handling cases that involve civil litigation, appeals and collateral proceedings, extradition and international matters, state and federal criminal defense, regulatory enforcement actions, grand jury investigations and white collar crimes.

While earning a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton College, Mr. Mysliwiec served as president of the student association and received The Dana Award for Personal Achievement. Upon graduation, he attended the Georgetown University Law Center, where he earned a Juris Doctor in 1997. While in law school, Mr. Mysliwiec was a member of the mock trial team and participated in the criminal justice clinic, representing people charged with misdemeanor offenses.

With more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Mysliwiec has successfully represented hundreds of clients, both businesses and people who face criminal charges. In an assault case, Mr. Mysliwiec kept a client from having a criminal record by entering a non-jail plea. In another case, charges were dropped against a client who faced up to 25 years in prison for an alleged multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme. For his achievements, Mr. Mysliwiec has earned an Avvo “Superb” rating and was named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

In addition to sharing his knowledge with others through lectures, Mr. Mysliwiec is a published author and provides leadership to the legal community through serving as president of the New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He also holds memberships with the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Defenders Association, The New York Criminal Bar Association and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.

Practice areas

Criminal defense: white collar, Criminal defense
  • 50% Criminal defense: white collar
  • 50% Criminal defense

First Admitted: 1997, Minnesota

Professional Webpage: http://www.fmamlaw.com/Attorneys/Aaron-Mysliwiec.shtml

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • President, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2013 – 2014
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • Participant NCDC Trial Practice Institute 2004
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 1997 – 2000
  • Member, New York State Defenders Association, 2007 – Present
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 2008 – Present
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 2008 – Present
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2007 – Present
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2005 – Present
  • New York Criminal Bar Association, Member
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • President, Carleton Student Association, 1993
  • I perform regular pro bono work for indigent clients relating to criminal defense, civil litigation, and regulatory/administrative matters., 2001
Representative Clients:
  • Obtained an acquittal at trial for a client accused of assaulting his wife and threatening her with a handgun.
  • Represented a company employee in connection with a federal criminal and civil investigation into the company’s mortgage lending business. 
  • Conducted a fast, efficient, and thorough internal investigation for a multi-million dollar, privately held company facing a robust law enforcement investigation into allegations of contract and labor fraud.
  • Obtained acquittal at trial for a client charged with conspiracy to distribute 50 kilos of cocaine. 
  • Negotiated a non-criminal disposition in a domestic violence case for a high-profile, internationally known client, and successfully avoided any media coverage of the client’s arrest or resolution of the charges. 
  • Represented CFO of a U.S. subsidiary of a Chinese company charged by the SEC with fraud and violating the financial reporting requirements; negotiated settlement for no financial penalty and minimal officer/director bar. 
  • Represented numerous clients facing IRS investigations.
  • Secured acquittal of money laundering and other federal white collar criminal charges for a client in a federal trial covered by the New York Times and other newspapers around the world. 
  • Obtained a dismissal of all charges for a construction industry company executive facing contract fraud and regulatory violation accusations that involved a potential sentence of up to 25 years jail. 
  •  Obtained acquittal at trial for a client charged in federal court with murder in aid of racketeering. 
  •  Negotiated a sentence of probation for a client facing attempted murder charges in two separate cases.
  • Represented a company in response to a U.S. Attorney’s office’s criminal investigation into the client’s agricultural pricing.
  • Obtained an acquittal at trial for a client accused of rape. Achieved dismissal of New York State felony drug charges involving a drug commonly known as “bath salts”.
  • Obtained a dismissal of New York State grand larceny charges for a client allegedly involved in a Ponzi scheme and successfully negotiated with federal law enforcement authorities to avoid additional federal charges. 
  • Obtained acquittal at trial for a client charged with murder in the first degree.
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Instructor - The Bronx Defenders, CLE
  • This is an article about trial skills and impeaching trial testimony versus refreshing recollection., Remember, "I Don't Remember Is Impeachable", Atticus, New York State Association Of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2013
  • Instructor - New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Continuing Legal Education ("CLE"), CLE Instructor
  • Instructor - Assigned Counsel Plan, CLE
  • Finalist - Georgetown Greenhalgh Trial Competition, Georgetown University Law Center
  • Selected member of Georgetown Law's National Trial Team - 1 of 4 members, Member, 1996
  • "10.0 Superb" rating on the lawyer rating website Avvo - http://www.avvo.com/attorneys/10006-ny-aaron-mysliwiec-995735.html
  • Award for character and leadership, Dana Award, Carleton College
  • Public Interest Legal Scholar, Georgetown University Law Center, 1995
  • President's Commendation, New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Selected to the Georgetown University Law Center Public Interest Legal Scholars program, which is for law students showing a demonstrated interest in public interest careers., Public Interest Legal Scholar, Georgetown University Law Center, 1994
  • Selected member of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers organization - http://www.cdtla.org/members/AaronMysliwiec/
Educational Background:
  • National Criminal Defense College - Trial Skills Program Graduate
  • Carleton College, B.A., cum laude and with distinction in major, 1993
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Finalist Georgetown Law Trial Competition - top 4 out of 120 competitors, 1996
Industry Groups:
  • Nycdl
  • Nysacdl

Office location for Aaron Mysliwiec

80 Broad Street
Suite 1900
New York, NY 10004

Phone: 212-235-1129


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2022

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